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Response to dionysus (Reply #105)

Sat Jan 14, 2017, 06:54 AM

113. In reality, we did see a lot of misogyny from both the right and the left.

 

This insistence that calling out what plainly happened, and all the evidence that is coming out every day that proves that yeah, it wasn't her 'perfection' that was at issue here, but other factors.

Yeah, let's be honest about who can't let their shit go, who continue to bash Democrats, the party, the candidate, insisting that a guy who couldn't win Dems could win the country, who couldn't stand being a Dem despite pledging to, yet who demands his way for the party at every turn.

His supporters do carry a grudge, and honesty compels you to admit that. He brought young people out to rally, but couldn't convince them to register, to come out and vote, not even against Trump. He told them the process was rigged, he misinformed them about how politics works, he alienated an entire generation and blindly let his people be ratfcked by online miscreants into dividing the party and the left. To a lot people, they're quite bitter and still attacking away, since their "expectations" were ridiculously unrealistic.

The blame dodging, projection and navel gazing is indeed annoying, and frankly I"m getting tired of this nonsense. She, like pretty much every politician out there failed to run a perfect campaign, but somehow that's something that only she was ever expected to do. Despite winning the majority of votes, despite overcoming a failed media, Russian interference, RW interference and attacks from the Left that were indistinguishable from the ones coming at her from the right she still won an historic number of votes.

She literally by razor thin margins in states where votes were not counted, where people were literally writing in a candidate that was ineligible while leaving the rest blank (saw this first hand in MI) and voting for 3rd parties based on BS they heard during the primaries and were dumb enough to believe, because they didn't do their homework. They were told stuff was rigged, they didn't realize that the people rigging it were the GOP and not the DNC as they were told. I've never seen anything like this either, and I'm getting tired of the stupidity, even as more and more facts come out about who was lying to these gullible fools and manipulating their ignorance for the sole purpose of division.

The purity left is still oozing RW nonsense about Hillary, while they ignore Trump (who they claimed we deserved for not voting for their chosen candidate), despite all the stuff that is coming out. They don't care about the voter suppression, CrossCheck, counting votes etc. the ACTUAL rigging that happened, it's all about trying to wrest control of a party they were never a part of, were quite vocal about never being a part of, and which won't cater to their ignorance and entitlement.

The party is not un-unified, but the elements who had been proudly proclaiming how they're not party of the party are joining in a unified chorus with the RWers, yet again. Enough already.

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