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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

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Tue Jan 7, 2020, 11:19 AM

13. Those three are second tier for a reason.


Almost no Democrats want to vote for Mr. Bain Capital, who mainly never got in the debates because he showed up so late to the party.

Bennett is running as a moderate, and no Biden supporters want to abandon moderate Biden for moderate Bennett. This is because Biden is still leading after a bunch of debates. If you want a moderate to win, you would have to be a fool to trade Biden in at this point for Bennett.

As far as Cory Booker, I think he has a big future ahead of him. He's young enough, good looking enough, smart enough, and personable enough to go far. I just think that Biden, Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg, Klobuchar, and Harris all had the edge on him, and I am far from alone on that.

About half of the Democrats are in the moderate or conservative wing, and Biden fits them just fine. The other roughly half are in the liberal wing, and they love both Sanders and Warren. Who is Booker going to knock off? He seems to be running as a moderate, and there is no way he can displace Biden's name recognition, his level of experience, and his wide support among moderates of all colors. As a moderate, he really cannot touch the liberals that are rooting for Sanders and Warren. You could put Booker on a debate every week and it would not make a difference.

As much as I have heard people say how we need someone younger, look at who is getting the most support. About 65% of it is going to the three people in the 70ish area. Why is that? Because Democrats like experience. This is why we also voted for Hillary. Donald Trump had ZERO experience in government, and it SHOWS. Boy, does it show. Whether or not to target a high-level Iranian General should have been a decision made by Trump's generals, not Trump. However, Trump thinks he knows better than everyone else. Of all of the potential Democratic nominees, not one of them would have made the mistake Trump made. Yet, Trump thinks that he must always do the opposite of whatever Obama does. This is because Trump is a moron.

Democrats like experience. It is because we are smart. We want the surgeon who has been doing the surgery for 20 years to do our surgery, not the guy straight out of medical school. We want the plumber who has been doing the job for years to unclog our pipes, not his newly hired apprentice. This is why we wanted Nancy Pelosi to lead the House because we knew that with her experience, she would kick Trump's butt.

Democrats are most likely going with experience, and I think that is great. Most likely your nominee will be Biden or Sanders or Warren. One look at Trump will tell you why Democrats want wisdom and experience over the inexperienced, bumbling fool that is Donald Trump. I think Americans, after seeing what a fool Trump has been, will choose experience as well. Sorry, younger candidates. Your day will come.
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