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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Sun Feb 21, 2016, 08:40 AM

1. My ideas? Don't suddenly abandon SC. That would be seen as simply saying he doesn't

value black voters at all. Horrible idea for him to pull out. He needs to fight as hard as possible, not dodge out on them.

If there WERE a SuperPAC working for Bernie, I'd encourage them to air ads featuring Clinton's 'superpredators' statement about black men, her massive support for the school to prison pipeline. But despite the lies to the contrary, Bernie doesn't have a SuperPAC.

Pros and Cons, also a SuperPAC job, put out ads showing her lies over the years where she flipflops, then pretends she never did. Again, not going to happen, because Bernie doesn't do that sort of thing, and doesn't have a SuperPAC.

What I think what he's got to do that he ISN'T doing, but COULD do is more dedicated staff to push back OFFICIALLY on social media against the lies and distortions being pushed about him. Also go and meet with black groups that aren't into him, and ASK them WHY, and LISTEN to them. If it turns out that it's how he pushes his message, then take their advice and change the message. If it's that they don't feel he's addressing their needs, ask them what needs they need addressed, and address them.

People who don't like Bernie, don't want him to succeed will proclaim that he'll 'lose white voters' if he speaks more about black issues, but I think that's hokum. He can spend more time focusing on saying exactly what he'll try to do in office, what he WILL do in office through executive powers, to help black communities, and it won't cost him any voters that wouldn't already be voting against Hillary in a GE. If she can afford to run without those voters, so can he.

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Funtatlaguy Feb 2016 OP
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Funtatlaguy Feb 2016 #5
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