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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to Otto Lidenbrock (Original post)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 11:57 AM

3. re: "if you need to be 'excited' by a candidate just to vote...you must be in a state of privilege"

 

Or young?

Maybe it's projection on his part (i.e. assuming other young people are like he was when he was young), or maybe he's right that there are a good number of young people who were just not sufficiently motivated to vote, now, or then. Did LBJ really electrify the youth and motivate them to vote? Probably not. But luckily he won anyway. But maybe Humphrey or McGovern would have done better if the young had found them more inspiring and exciting.

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

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