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Pete Buttigieg6%

Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Jun 10, 2019, 04:18 PM

2. high risk?


I'd say it is his only path.

He's not going to out-progressive anyone. To try would be to expose himself as a vast hypocrite.
He's going to have to run as he is, a moderate.
He can and I suspect will tweak it here and there, talking in ways that embrace progressivism in some areas, with a few calculated flips (like Hyde). But ultimately, to have a shot, he has to run in a way that doesn't involve a wholesale manufacturing of who is.

Whether it works or not? Eh, 50/50 probably.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:

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