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mr_liberal

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1. Even if polls show they would Id know they're wrong
Tue Jun 25, 2019, 10:24 PM
Jun 2019

because once voters in the GE found out how much Bernie and Warrens plans would cost and the details the polls would change. They are popular with the left in the primaries, but they wouldn't be with swing voters in the GE.

You have to be able to project how a candidate would hold up in the general election, and someone with more moderate policies would do much better. Also someone that has experience and has been scrutinized before. Nobody else has.

The other candidates that Id project to hold up in the GE are maybe Booker and Michael Bennet and right now they are barely on anyone's radar.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
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