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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2019, 02:34 PM

31. Nope. I prefer the genuine article. The conditional phrase "as a" tells me all I need to know.

 

The same way that buttery-spray toppings are sold "as a" butter substitute... they're not actually butter, are they?

If he were to win the majority of primaries, would that qualify him as a Democrat?
He won't.

Or should we ask, what is a Democrat?
There are many answers to that, but I can start by telling you that it's not someone who accuses the Democratic party of being "corrupt" or "ideologically bankrupt" that's for sure. Nor is it someone who suggests that there's no difference between the GOP and the Democratic party with accusations that the Democrats are "the party of the elite" and "the party of the one-percent".

All I'm saying, in answer to your last question, is that an actual Democrat would be doing everything in his or her power to strengthen and promote the party... not to tear it down, denigrate and divide the party. For those who do such things it's completely fair to call them out on it.

I think every reasonable person can agree that a divided Democratic party, one that's suspicious and distrustful, is a weakened party. Sadly, that only serves to benefit the GOP, and Trump, and Russia. I just don't understand why anyone would do or say things that harm our party, and that benefit the GOP.

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

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