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5. Actually poor assumptions
Mon May 13, 2019, 01:49 AM
May 2019

Millennials and Gen Z make up the largest portion of the voting population (roughly 35%)
They are also more diverse than any other voting block.

Not saying that middle aged and older voters are not a strong voting block but they are the minority now.
(Receipts: https://www.pewsocialtrends.org/essay/an-early-look-at-the-2020-electorate/)

The presumption that their objectives and vision for the future can be delayed or subjugated is foolish at best, self destructive at worst.
Their concerns are rejected and disregarded at Democrats peril.
We are playing to middle ground that is smaller, not larger.
We need to stop living in the past. We have to start looking for new leaders among us and draw on the wisdom of those that came before them.

Playing it safe is not what helped us win the House in 2018. Fresh faces and innovative ideas are what that possible.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
Fascinating article. I like this summary: CaliforniaPeggy May 2019 #1
+1 honest.abe May 2019 #10
Amen. The intelligentsia are becoming increasingly... Kahuna7 May 2019 #13
People like to pretend that a large swath of the Democratic Party isn't made up of madville May 2019 #2
Actually poor assumptions angrychair May 2019 #5
they may be the minority of people dsc May 2019 #8
Old thinking angrychair May 2019 #16
It was a huge increase on a small number dsc May 2019 #19
Not really the point angrychair May 2019 #21
no matter who is rising, the people voting now (or more accurately in one year) dsc May 2019 #23
Ok angrychair May 2019 #24
By the time they are running the world, they will be old, too. MH1 May 2019 #20
Again, old thinking angrychair May 2019 #22
Or another way to put it, Playing Not to Lose is Not Playing to Win. n/t MarcA May 2019 #29
Thank you! True Blue American May 2019 #7
👏 👍👍 Duppers May 2019 #3
"..From relic to Runaway.. "! Stranger Cha May 2019 #4
yup. EveHammond13 May 2019 #6
"a chasm between perception and reality" honest.abe May 2019 #9
Geez, I know the right thing is to walk away and not say anything, Baitball Blogger May 2019 #11
No, the right thing is what you have said. Many in MSM and $$$ MarcA May 2019 #30
Biden would have been an easy winner in 2016, but same democratice intelligentsia beachbum bob May 2019 #12
I really get tired of hearing this bullshit dsc May 2019 #14
+1 oasis May 2019 #15
You are correct. Biden would have been sitting in the WH as we speak mtnsnake May 2019 #17
The so called intellegentia LibFarmer May 2019 #18
K&R highplainsdem May 2019 #25
"A movement ahead of its time" saidsimplesimon May 2019 #26
Wow, what a great article. It is all true. Demsrule86 May 2019 #27
From Political Wire Gothmog May 2019 #28
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