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Mon Mar 1, 2021, 09:34 PM Mar 2021

Manchin & Sinema [View all]

This is probably more of a rant. A way to get this off my chest. I am sorry if it offends.

I am watching the two Senators and I serious wonder why the DNC or Schumer start playing hard ball. I've heard people say they vote more with us then against us but I don't see it. To me -especially with Manchin he is a egomaniac who couldn't hack it as a Republican and is only a Democratic for power. He might as well be a republican with the way he is trying our hands.

If I had control of the DNC I would haul them into a close door meeting. I would have before the meeting found a vetted possible Primary challengers, I would have done polling with their constituents about the topics like Min wage the 2 are fighting against and show them the polls showing that they are wrong in their stances. I would poll a question to their constituents as to if they would vote for Manchin/Sinema knowing they stop the $15.00 min wage.

I would lay all this information out and I would have a few Lincoln style ads ready to show them. I would basically say you have a choice work with us or prepare to lose your jobs.

We need our party to stand together and work for TRUE democratic candidates.

right now I feel the Senate isn't ours between these 2 and all the B.S. the QOP is doing.

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Manchin & Sinema [View all] PA_jen Mar 2021 OP
Bookmarking. n/t rzemanfl Mar 2021 #1
Cause being in the the minority sucks. dem4decades Mar 2021 #2
I don't know about Sinema but in Manchins WV 63% of West Virginians support raising the minimum wage Autumn Mar 2021 #3
Lose one of them and say hello to Majority Leader McConnell. Hoyt Mar 2021 #4
Manchin holds the keys to the majority leader's office. tritsofme Mar 2021 #5
the real test will come when the 11 usd (it wont be 15usd) is added to a Defence appropriation bill Celerity Mar 2021 #6
The people that vote for them don't care what the DNC or Schumer do or say JI7 Mar 2021 #7
+1 ChazII Mar 2021 #8
I've met Manchin, and I'll give your rant all the consideration it deserves... brooklynite Mar 2021 #9
a compromise is in order, 11/hr for WV and 15 for everyone else nt msongs Mar 2021 #10
Well, you keep him. I feel he is weakens the party. I feel a strong democrat can PA_jen Mar 2021 #12
I don't rely on "feelings"...I rely on facts and data brooklynite Mar 2021 #14
Manchin won re-election in 2018 by 3%/19,000 votes. Fiendish Thingy Mar 2021 #21
What about the fact he wants unemployment part of the bill lowered to $300 instead of $400 and wants PA_jen Mar 2021 #31
He weakens the party? Without him McConnell would be in charge...think about it...I would love to Demsrule86 Mar 2021 #20
Manchin rso Mar 2021 #11
okay but I see these 2 weakening the Democratic agenda and I worry we lose PA_jen Mar 2021 #13
Manchin rso Mar 2021 #15
There won't be a Democratic agenda without them. And if the left can't see that we need more Demsrule86 Mar 2021 #19
Sometime, some here may actually feel the full impact of the need for empedocles Mar 2021 #16
Have you considered that Manchin & Sinema might know their constituents much better than... Tarheel_Dem Mar 2021 #17
So they can screw people in PA? I know people that got laid off and didn't get PA_jen Mar 2021 #32
How do I know? Did I not just say that Manchin knows his constituents better than you or I? Tarheel_Dem Mar 2021 #35
And Manchin and possibly Sinema would become Republicans and Mcconnell would be back in charge. Demsrule86 Mar 2021 #18
What gives you that impression? You make the claim, a lot. Gore1FL Mar 2021 #23
Simena started out in politics as a very left Green. Blue_true Mar 2021 #28
Why not try the LBJ approach? PhylliPretzel Mar 2021 #22
It's not that Dem Leadership isn't trying hard enough tritsofme Mar 2021 #27
He had that leeway. The processes for handing out goodies was Blue_true Mar 2021 #29
Manchin's not stupid enough to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs. meadowlander Mar 2021 #33
More than that... WarGamer Mar 2021 #24
Sinema should be primaried radius777 Mar 2021 #25
I am surprised by Simena. Blue_true Mar 2021 #30
I think she really is conservative now. radius777 Mar 2021 #36
Like I wrote. I believe that she is miscalculating. Blue_true Mar 2021 #37
We need to focus on picking up seats. gldstwmn Mar 2021 #26
Look people, these two think keeping their jobs is more important than making new laws and helping ZonkerHarris Mar 2021 #34
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