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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sun Sep 1, 2019, 10:35 PM

8. No. Incorrect assumption.

 

Liberals do not think that “Obama gave away the store to Republicans.”

Liberals think Obama made a grave error by abolishing OFA (folding it into the DNC) in 2009 and again in 2013, and so thus reducing the power of grassroots persuasion that Obama was SO GOOD at.

Imagine if Obama had used his activated grassroots network from 2008 to push for Obamacare and take the argument to the people in the states?

https://newrepublic.com/article/140245/obamas-lost-army-inside-fall-grassroots-machine

OBAMA’S LOST ARMY
He built a grassroots machine of two million supporters eager to fight for change. Then he let it die. This is the untold story of Obama’s biggest mistake—and how it paved the way for Trump.
By MICAH L. SIFRY
February 9, 2017
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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