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2016 Postmortem

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Sat Jun 4, 2016, 03:23 PM Jun 2016

Hillary Supporters: Why Does Any Good News for Bernie Trigger Such Outrage? [View all]

Why is it whenever there is some hopeful news for Bernie that the immediate reaction is go to into ad-hominem mode and start throwing out mean invective like LOSER?


Why can't any of you find any joy in the fact that Bernie has some support?

He's not making napalm! He's fighting for regular people like you and me.

Even if you disagree with him and you favor Hillary can't you find any common ground in the ideals that Bernie promotes?

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I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid they can't do that. Nt. Juicy_Bellows Jun 2016 #1
Juicy were you channeling the HAL? :) n/t davidlynch Jun 2016 #3
Guilty. Juicy_Bellows Jun 2016 #4
Hillary "good". Bernie "bad". Why? Beats the Hill out of me. Perhaps because she's a "winner". highprincipleswork Jun 2016 #2
Hillary Did NOT Congratulate Bernie ONCE Whenever He WON A Primary... Yet What Did Bernie Do When CorporatistNation Jun 2016 #83
That's good news? I think not. bettyellen Jun 2016 #5
Sanders implemented the cheapest tactic of them all. He traveled from college campus to Trust Buster Jun 2016 #6
Amazing. Trillions??? No offset? Healthcare for all (3 decades after libdem4life Jun 2016 #9
+100 Silver_Witch Jun 2016 #86
So you're saying you can't show any support because you think he's not genuine... davidlynch Jun 2016 #10
There was a time when the Democrats were liberal and fought for liberal ideals Gore1FL Jun 2016 #21
strange new world, isn't it? grasswire Jun 2016 #55
Bullshit. Bernie's proposals are sensible AND PAID FOR. senz Jun 2016 #28
Correct rock Jun 2016 #84
Another close one! Orrex Jun 2016 #88
You sound like a Liberal to me. Imagine. Taking the other side's libdem4life Jun 2016 #7
Nonsensical. He shamelessly pandered and you know it. Trust Buster Jun 2016 #8
But you are dead wrong. Period. libdem4life Jun 2016 #11
The convention will not be "contested", and it would be bad news not good news if it did. YouDig Jun 2016 #12
You are characterizing Bernie's determination as trying to "pull" something... davidlynch Jun 2016 #15
He's trying to pull a superdelegate coup, he's not even hiding that anymore. YouDig Jun 2016 #17
You guys are paranoid he doesn't have magic powers to "pull" anything... davidlynch Jun 2016 #20
I'm not worried that he's going to succeed. I'm worried that his attempt will divide the party YouDig Jun 2016 #24
Big ego? You guys must be in some parallel universe... davidlynch Jun 2016 #32
I see a guy with a big ego, what can I say. YouDig Jun 2016 #60
We HAVE already seen evidence of it. Lord Magus Jun 2016 #80
The Party is already divided due to values and issues that glinda Jun 2016 #40
A contested primary is probable. Guaranteed... Orsino Jun 2016 #65
Her supporters have different goals - they act like politics is a ball game demwing Jun 2016 #13
As does their candidate: win, and to hell with anything and anyone else. senz Jun 2016 #29
The goal in a primary, ... to win. Is a bad thing. This thread is really meant as a joke, right? seabeyond Jun 2016 #36
But she isn't even doing that. Only hundreds of dispirited people come to her "rallies" pdsimdars Jun 2016 #75
They don't want to hear anything rational. They have chosen to follow Clinton no matter what rhett o rick Jun 2016 #14
Because claiming there's going to be a contested convention isn't true? sufrommich Jun 2016 #16
"Contested" simply means Superdelegates will have to vote to decide the outcome... davidlynch Jun 2016 #18
Yes,I know what the technical term means. I also sufrommich Jun 2016 #19
There is no way: Bernie isn't the type to "play" his supporters... davidlynch Jun 2016 #22
What other motive could there be? sufrommich Jun 2016 #23
Bernie is hoping the SDs will think he's the stronger candidate to beat Trump davidlynch Jun 2016 #25
There isn't going to be a stampede of delegates to Sanders sufrommich Jun 2016 #26
You seem to have a crystal ball, you are saying it as if you have inside information n/t davidlynch Jun 2016 #33
The super delegates announce who they are voting for...who they intend to vote for is no mystery. qdouble Jun 2016 #74
that's not 'good news' bigtree Jun 2016 #27
Good news is process will be followed to its conclusion... davidlynch Jun 2016 #38
but will Bernie folks respect the process? bigtree Jun 2016 #61
I am certain that Bernie will handle this with extreme dignity... davidlynch Jun 2016 #67
Hopeful in what sense? rjsquirrel Jun 2016 #30
Probability of a superdelegate switch is non-zero... davidlynch Jun 2016 #35
Probability of a meteor strike ending life on earth rjsquirrel Jun 2016 #37
Probability of SD switch is almost certainly greater than ELE meteor strike... davidlynch Jun 2016 #42
True enough rjsquirrel Jun 2016 #48
No, superdelegates could not switch on the basis of polling data. Lord Magus Jun 2016 #81
Seriously? Lmao. He is out to cause problems. Good news for him, so we should all rejoice? Odd. seabeyond Jun 2016 #31
How do you know his goal is to "cause problems"... davidlynch Jun 2016 #34
Because he lost and continues on. Because all of his history the last 5 decades has that intent seabeyond Jun 2016 #39
Your premise "he lost" isn't technically true, so neither is your conclusion n/t davidlynch Jun 2016 #43
Ok, it will be Tuesday. seabeyond Jun 2016 #45
! Fuddnik Jun 2016 #59
Why is the thread you link to characterized as "good news for Bernie" ? Tarc Jun 2016 #41
"Contested" simply means Superdelegates will have to vote to decide the outcome... davidlynch Jun 2016 #47
I don't know why I'm trying to respond to this rationally... davidlynch Jun 2016 #52
Because all along, Sandersfans have made it sound like the Republican convention Tarc Jun 2016 #53
News is one thing. Bernie telling lies and giving false hope does not qualify as 'good news'. CrowCityDem Jun 2016 #44
What is the "false" part of the "false hope" to which you are referring? n/t davidlynch Jun 2016 #49
"We can win", "superdelegates will switch", "the convention will be contested", etc. CrowCityDem Jun 2016 #50
Thanks for responding, but how do you know... davidlynch Jun 2016 #57
SDs have never overturned the voting results, and they won't start for Bernie. That's how. CrowCityDem Jun 2016 #63
The only way would be if they were damn near certain that HRC was damaged... davidlynch Jun 2016 #66
When Humphrey won, not nearly every state had a primary. Party bosses still picked candidates. CrowCityDem Jun 2016 #69
Because they hate liberals and progressives, just like we hated Bush. [n/t] Maedhros Jun 2016 #46
Did you see what happened when Samuel L Jackson endorsed Clinton? NCTraveler Jun 2016 #51
If some Sanders supporter said that, then he/she is an ass... davidlynch Jun 2016 #54
It's how you are definite it. Very situational. NCTraveler Jun 2016 #56
There are idiots in every group... davidlynch Jun 2016 #58
Ok. NCTraveler Jun 2016 #62
Another goddamned "supporters" thread. n/t Orsino Jun 2016 #64
Awwww pdsimdars Jun 2016 #76
For some people, being an avid supporter of X means that anyone who doesn't winter is coming Jun 2016 #68
because 99% of sanders supporters don't anything about bernie beachbum bob Jun 2016 #70
hi, could you rephrase. Matt_R Jun 2016 #73
The populace must be left devoid of any hope whatsoever. Hope is evil. nt Live and Learn Jun 2016 #71
How is that "good news" for Bernie? oberliner Jun 2016 #72
Because their opposition to Bernie is based on bias, not on politics. Bluenorthwest Jun 2016 #77
It's nothing personal. They are just doing their job. nt GoneFishin Jun 2016 #78
I only see 17 replies out of 80 Califonz Jun 2016 #79
Corporatists are in a never ending battle against populists. -nt- NorthCarolina Jun 2016 #82
Hillary Supporters resist (or resent) the democratic process, the actual meaning of democracy. 2banon Jun 2016 #85
Because... Miles Archer Jun 2016 #87
He's a SOCIALIST!!!!!!!! noiretextatique Jun 2016 #89
Sanders resorting to desperate tactics is Good News for him? itsrobert Jun 2016 #90
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