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Cha

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49. Exactly, Me! BS is the very definition of Democractic Establishment
Sun Dec 22, 2019, 04:52 PM
Dec 2019

So he's going to take on himself?



Planned Parenthood is the "establishment" and so are all the wonderful Dems in the Democratic Black Caucus.. a!nd Rep Adam Schiff and Gerald Nadler... Nancy Pelosi

So are all the Dems who won in the Blue Wave Midterms.. who made it possible to #45IMPEACHED!

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
Great! David__77 Dec 2019 #1
Sanders in Dec 2015: 35%. Sanders in Dec 2019: 20% brooklynite Dec 2019 #7
I'll take it. David__77 Dec 2019 #8
30 years in Congress is the definition of Establishment. Cha Dec 2019 #40
This Me. Dec 2019 #46
Exactly, Me! BS is the very definition of Democractic Establishment Cha Dec 2019 #49
Wouldn't It Be Hilarious Me. Dec 2019 #50
It would be just desserts. Cha Dec 2019 #52
No shit. cwydro Dec 2019 #129
Damn right... with all the other Democratic candidates in race?! Hell yeah!! InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2019 #167
Dec 2015 was back when people were saying "no one knows him"! George II Dec 2019 #10
What happens now that we know him. Lexee Dec 2019 #37
Victoria Brownworth to BS.. Cha Dec 2019 #41
This is what makes me laugh Old white man with three decades in congress. The very definition Lexee Dec 2019 #55
IKR? StarfishSaver Dec 2019 #65
Excellent point. Pelosi accomplished far, far more ehrnst Dec 2019 #76
Brilliant points, ehrnst! Thank You! Cha Dec 2019 #84
I like to do my research. ehrnst Dec 2019 #131
He says, in the clip you posted, "we are going to take on the Republican party" muriel_volestrangler Dec 2019 #134
remind me what is Buttigieg polling at again? booley Dec 2019 #59
I don't understand why Bernie supporters think "there are more candidates" is a good answer... brooklynite Dec 2019 #141
Attacking the Democratic Party is nota good way to win votes from members of the party Gothmog Dec 2019 #137
You or someone else keeps saying this over and over again Polybius Dec 2019 #177
I'm not understanding.... squirecam Dec 2019 #197
Look at Hillary's numbers in the primaries for example Polybius Dec 2019 #199
I disagree squirecam Dec 2019 #205
Against Obama was a two-person race too Polybius Dec 2019 #206
Oh squirecam Dec 2019 #209
To BS..Have you considered taking on the GOP? They are the party of wealth, racism, misogyny, NRA Cha Dec 2019 #39
He certainly has no problem taking the "Democratic Establishment" $$, media and infrastructure. ehrnst Dec 2019 #74
And in the process give ANOTHER ELECTION to the fascist killers? Eliot Rosewater Dec 2019 #81
That's hardly a unifying message PatSeg Dec 2019 #2
SMH LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #3
How about taking on the f##king Republicans? comradebillyboy Dec 2019 #4
+1 Green Line Dec 2019 #5
+∞ LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #6
How did you do that? George II Dec 2019 #12
Copy and paste from the Windows character map :) LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #14
Bazinga! Thanks. George II Dec 2019 #15
Thats because.... boomer_wv Dec 2019 #13
Hmm now, ummmm......no comment. George II Dec 2019 #22
I can think of at least one person... comradebillyboy Dec 2019 #61
Bingo! secondwind Dec 2019 #31
This Mz Pip Dec 2019 #32
And this is EXACTLY why I don't trust him nini Dec 2019 #44
We are RandiFan1290 Dec 2019 #119
Sanders, Our Revolution and Justice Democrats took on the Democratic Establishment in 2018 brooklynite Dec 2019 #9
Don't know about the first two, but Justice Democrats endorsees were 7 for 79, and.... George II Dec 2019 #11
It tells me that... boomer_wv Dec 2019 #16
Yep squirecam Dec 2019 #198
This message was self-deleted by its author PhoenixDem Dec 2019 #17
Infuriating n/t PhoenixDem Dec 2019 #18
You can edit a post rather than self-deleting it and posting a new one. rzemanfl Dec 2019 #78
Here's a suggestion, crazytown Dec 2019 #19
This is pathetic NYMinute Dec 2019 #20
I'll have to throw up... Hav Dec 2019 #21
To me the best way to "take on the Democratic Establishment" would have been to.... George II Dec 2019 #23
Nothing new. TidalWave46 Dec 2019 #24
What can be said? Skidmore Dec 2019 #25
Unity now! Let's take down everyone in the Dem Party that we don't agree with! The Velveteen Ocelot Dec 2019 #26
That's right. Let's divide then get conquered. jrthin Dec 2019 #27
Doesn't Unity now mean you should not be fighting us but leading us? c-rational Dec 2019 #28
Yes, and just last night someone here was telling us how he's one of our "strongest leaders": George II Dec 2019 #29
LOL NurseJackie Dec 2019 #181
The Democratic establishment is practically all of us. secondwind Dec 2019 #30
When he signed the pledge to run as a Democrat, he was supposed to become part of it LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #34
I don't see Skidmore Dec 2019 #45
Bring it on. OldRed2450 Dec 2019 #33
Some outsider comes into our primary to take it on in our primary instead of Trump. Lexee Dec 2019 #35
+1000 Thekaspervote Dec 2019 #138
How about a Unified Democratic Party Desert grandma Dec 2019 #36
The "Democratic establishment" is working day and night to pull this nation out of the hell we're in StarfishSaver Dec 2019 #38
Right. The Democratic establishment are the ones that has given us all and any progression forward. Lexee Dec 2019 #56
Perfect reply . Spot on! apcalc Dec 2019 #128
And producing way, way more actual results for progressive policies than Senator Sanders. (nt) ehrnst Dec 2019 #132
Ain't that the truth? StarfishSaver Dec 2019 #143
Other Democrats -- mostly lifelong Democrats -- are not the enemy. greatauntoftriplets Dec 2019 #42
I stand with the Democratic Party The Valley Below Dec 2019 #43
LOL. dware Dec 2019 #48
Happy To Be Able To KR Me. Dec 2019 #47
Because that's what's wrong with America MaryMagdaline Dec 2019 #51
Of course it's all the fault of Establishment Democrats. George II Dec 2019 #54
Go Bernie!!!!! Tiggeroshii Dec 2019 #53
I agree with that sentiment 100%! George II Dec 2019 #69
Some folks believe rump and putin are better for us than Democrats. Eliot Rosewater Dec 2019 #83
... sheshe2 Dec 2019 #97
Thank you for your undying, undeniable support for the best future president ever!!!!!! Tiggeroshii Dec 2019 #112
And take tulsi with you. we can do it Dec 2019 #188
No thanks Tiggeroshii Dec 2019 #192
You assume he wants ot unite with Big Money booley Dec 2019 #57
I, and obviously most Democrats, don't need to be told by someone who can't be bothered to be... George II Dec 2019 #58
Have you ever asked fewer and fewer people want to be called Democrats? booley Dec 2019 #60
If the "donor class" really exists, who comprises it? Keep in mind, the maximum donation.... George II Dec 2019 #62
you want me to explain to you how money is power? booley Dec 2019 #66
Everybody has the same donation limit, $2800 Recursion Dec 2019 #182
I listened to an hour and 15 minute interview with Yang at University of Chicago last night. Lexee Dec 2019 #184
It's a good format for him Recursion Dec 2019 #187
So the Democrats who are actually doing the work to get the stuff done for the working people are Lexee Dec 2019 #72
Wow, booley. I'll just lay it out: America is awash Hortensis Dec 2019 #178
I prefer someone who takes on the Republican establishment, not attack democrats nt msongs Dec 2019 #63
What you said Hekate Dec 2019 #64
So billionaires and big business only donate to Republicans? booley Dec 2019 #67
I gave $5.00 to Joe Biden this weekend hoping to acquire some influence. In fact... George II Dec 2019 #70
Billionaires can't give a penny more than millionaires or people with lower resources, and......... George II Dec 2019 #91
Yet again I'll drag out Al Franken's book: betsuni Dec 2019 #92
This is a very good post. Democrats, well before we heard Sanders voice, opposed citizen united. Lexee Dec 2019 #99
of course... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #108
So Bernie squirecam Dec 2019 #200
I and others agree Gothmog Dec 2019 #71
+1 treestar Dec 2019 #158
I am proud member of the Democratic Party Gothmog Dec 2019 #68
Interesting choice of opponent, especially since he's relying on Democratic establishment ehrnst Dec 2019 #73
All the more reason why he should NEVER be the Democratic nominee. highplainsdem Dec 2019 #75
Not much chance he will be, for this very reason. (nt) ehrnst Dec 2019 #77
He's been fighting this battle for as long as I can remember. OAITW r.2.0 Dec 2019 #79
K&R! nt TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #80
"We are going to take on the Democratic establishment." myohmy2 Dec 2019 #82
NONSENSE that person clearly stated he was a rightwinger Eliot Rosewater Dec 2019 #86
It a typical, but totally unrelated, "yeah but...." deflection. George II Dec 2019 #90
That "voter" obviously wasn't a Democratic voter and he blatantly lied.... George II Dec 2019 #89
I'm sorry... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #94
You did not listen to what that "democratic voter" said. I don't care what you think about.... George II Dec 2019 #95
relax... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #100
Nobody needs you telling them to "relax & don't get excited" Cha Dec 2019 #114
"Nobody needs you telling them to "relax & don't get excited" myohmy2 Dec 2019 #117
Worry about yourself.. We're doing fine. Cha Dec 2019 #118
I'll try... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #124
you do that. Cha Dec 2019 #125
Bernie is the one creating the hate you speak of! Thekaspervote Dec 2019 #139
...posting video of Bernie speaking is "Bernie hatred?".. ehrnst Dec 2019 #166
No squirecam Dec 2019 #201
You're making totally false statements about that interchange between Biden.... George II Dec 2019 #133
...Nobody needs you telling them to "relax & don't get excited... ehrnst Dec 2019 #170
Kinda bemusing you make unsupported allegations while yet instructing others how to behave. LanternWaste Dec 2019 #215
...Bernie sends others to respond that way to another rally after the voters have gone... ehrnst Dec 2019 #172
"You might needs them".. Your WhatAboutBiden is FAIL. Cha Dec 2019 #113
....attacking voters...you mean like this?... ehrnst Dec 2019 #135
Yep squirecam Dec 2019 #202
You go Joe! Call the liars liars. emmaverybo Dec 2019 #176
Joe? Who are "the liars?" ehrnst Dec 2019 #212
The simple question now is how many tens of thousands, or more, of his supporters Eliot Rosewater Dec 2019 #85
Is this red meat for his base? awesomerwb1 Dec 2019 #87
Yes to both sentences. betsuni Dec 2019 #88
This is why he won't be our party's nominee. There are more people who love the Democratic party... NurseJackie Dec 2019 #93
+1 TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #101
And we are going to vote for a real Democrat Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #96
Yes I am! TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #102
I only support Democrats. Only. NurseJackie Dec 2019 #104
I will be voting for a real Democrat, like I have for a lifetime. Lexee Dec 2019 #105
Count me in. The Valley Below Dec 2019 #109
Demand PURITY!!! RandiFan1290 Dec 2019 #120
So you're saying we shouldn't vote for Democrats? Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #123
Like the self-defined "progressive wing" does? ehrnst Dec 2019 #130
Seems as absurd as demanding revolution, no? LanternWaste Dec 2019 #216
The ultimate phoney politics NYMinute Dec 2019 #98
Right on with your analysis. TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #103
+1 betsuni Dec 2019 #106
why all this venom... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #107
BS should be attacking Trump and republicans NYMinute Dec 2019 #110
Bernie himself is responsible for creating the poor reception that he is receiving. TexasTowelie Dec 2019 #111
Sorry.. We Want to WIN & BS being Divisive is not Cha Dec 2019 #115
The difference is FDR was actually a Democrat Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #116
I don't... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #126
... ehrnst Dec 2019 #136
"...this is Democratic Underground, in case you are forgetting which board you are posting on..." myohmy2 Dec 2019 #157
...nice attempt at "I know you are but what am I" evasion... ehrnst Dec 2019 #164
BS Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #154
Excellent analogy. ehrnst Dec 2019 #156
They need someone to blame RandiFan1290 Dec 2019 #121
"They?" "Their" candidate? "Elected Trump?" ehrnst Dec 2019 #148
"They"? Just who are "they"? George II Dec 2019 #149
Democrats. Bad bad Democrats. Sanders just said. Lexee Dec 2019 #155
you may be right... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #159
FDR supported Democratic Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #161
I'll agree... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #162
True Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #163
Much mythology has developed about him and the New Deal. ehrnst Dec 2019 #165
Yes squirecam Dec 2019 #204
Yes Truman did Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #210
"venom FOR" Bernie? Did you watch the video? How about venom FOR the Democratic Party.... George II Dec 2019 #127
I've read it and listened and he is no FDR Thekaspervote Dec 2019 #140
That's for sure. (nt) ehrnst Dec 2019 #147
The funny thing is just a few weeks ago supporters of one candidate were trying to differentiate... George II Dec 2019 #150
FDR was no FDR Dem4Life1102 Dec 2019 #160
Not too worry... we WILL come together when Bernie wins the nomination. After all... InAbLuEsTaTe Dec 2019 #168
you've... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #169
...chin up... ehrnst Dec 2019 #173
thank you... myohmy2 Dec 2019 #174
...a taste of one's own medicine didn't go down well, did it?... ehrnst Dec 2019 #183
You'll be OK when he doesn't. ehrnst Dec 2019 #171
He will not be the nominee. Demsrule86 Dec 2019 #175
Such a huge step backwards!! We need to unite not divide.. Peacetrain Dec 2019 #122
Bernie is like a rebellious, 70 year old teenager, LuvLoogie Dec 2019 #142
Haha. That is just right. I do not think he has changed or grown or progressive one iota from Lexee Dec 2019 #144
Well put! LongtimeAZDem Dec 2019 #145
Good analogy. (nt) ehrnst Dec 2019 #146
Exactly. He made up his mind when he heard a Kennedy and Nixon debate. betsuni Dec 2019 #179
Sanders sold his vote in 1991 to the Democratic Party to not have a viable competitor. Lexee Dec 2019 #185
Why would he say such a thing? JustAnotherGen Dec 2019 #151
You're quite correct. In the unlikely event he gets the nomination and is elected..... George II Dec 2019 #152
You know me George - I will vote blue regardless of who the nominee is JustAnotherGen Dec 2019 #153
I kind of like the Democratic establishment Recursion Dec 2019 #180
Right? Kind of why I have proudly been a part of the Democratic establishment for a lifetime. Lexee Dec 2019 #186
It really bothers me that someone would use the Democratic establishment and infrastructure.... George II Dec 2019 #190
It is certainly bold and not backing away from standing with Cenk, regardless of the take back. Lexee Dec 2019 #191
Why are people attacking the Democratic Party? Gothmog Dec 2019 #189
+1 betsuni Dec 2019 #194
Perfect! That's exactly it. NurseJackie Dec 2019 #195
Kick for coninued exposure! Cha Dec 2019 #193
Exactly the Wrong Message for These Primaries. MineralMan Dec 2019 #196
Oh great. In other words, let's tear each other apart and lose again. calimary Dec 2019 #203
Thanks for the help BS. Nt BootinUp Dec 2019 #207
Kick sheshe2 Dec 2019 #208
Why does sanders want to destory the party that he wants to be the nominee of Gothmog Dec 2019 #211
He's not a Democrat. He's a Socialist. He's just using the mechanics of the party... NurseJackie Dec 2019 #213
An establishment politician telling us how bad establishment politicians are. LanternWaste Dec 2019 #214
That is what gets me the most with Sanders and his hypocrisy. He is the very definition of Lexee Dec 2019 #217
He is taking on so many things that he no longer knows up from down. TidalWave46 Dec 2019 #218
For this thread Gothmog Jan 2020 #219
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