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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to StarfishSaver (Original post)

Sun Dec 29, 2019, 02:03 PM

8. Trump will continue to be Trump


And barring a stock market crash, unemployment spike, or other highly visible to the mainstream economic disaster/recession, he will probably keep hovering around 40%-43% in the polls. Trump and the GOP are a rather predictable known quantity at this point.

The only thing not impeaching would have done is make the Democratic Party look exceptionally weak, and given creedence to Trump's witch hunt conspiracy theories. Impeachment helps to put a ceiling on Trump's popularity during a time when the public views the economy as better than it actually is.

The most difficult trick to impeachment is keeping it from being the only thing that defines the Democrats to the mainstream. I think we can always do better in crowing about the many bills that have passed in the house, and highlighting Moscow Mitch's obstructionism.
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