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1. I haven't chosen but I am leaning toward two different ones and
Thu Feb 6, 2020, 02:51 AM
Feb 2020

don't mind most of the rest.

I was happy with Harris. I hate she dropped out. I could have voted higher on the enthusiasm scale if she was still in.

Right now, I'm not too overly enthusiastic about anyone.

I guess after Obama, that is to be expected. Once you have had one you really grew* to love, everything else is going to seem lackluster in comparison.

Who else would have that kind of charisma in the Democratic Party? Why can't Michelle Obama change her mind and run?

The Democratic Party really should have groomed someone with almost as much charisma to run against Trump. Too many inside the party despise Hillary for her to have been the best choice, sadly. I don't think she would be so bad. She certainly would have been better than Trump, anytime, anyplace, anywhere.

So, when it comes right down to it, I will get damned enthusiastic for the nominee, whoever it ends up being, except Gabbard. Even then, I would have to go against everything I know about people who believe in conversion therapy for gay people (they never stop believing that crap, even though I don't see a single one of them volunteering to show us by example, I always tell them, "After you, asshole." ) and vote for the might as well be a Republican Gabbard. I would NOT be enthusiastic about her at all, guaranteed.

The rest, I can do it without a problem, but I'm not overly enthused. At this point with me, it is anything but more Trump. I'm beyond sick of him. The damage has been done though. Look at SCOTUS. We will never get that back balanced even somewhat again. Not in my lifetime. The damage has been done.

The only way to MAGA is to come back and spend however long it takes to clean up the mess Trump has made. That probably won't happen in my lifetime. In my lifetime, it has been three Democrats and six Republicans. This about that math for a second. You'll see why I'm not the least bit happy with the trend. My gut tells me we are going to end up stuck with fucking Trump for 8 full years. I dread it beyond words.

Any of them, except Gabbard, will make me damned excited, though, when it comes to the general election. I'm still on my the Obamas are gone/how did time fly that fast hangover/depression. Plus, my aunt died recently. She was a die hard Democrat. The rest of my family is Republican and rabid**. I might need some time.

*And this is coming from someone who voted for Hillary against him the primaries back then. I grew to love the Obamas before all was said and done. A lot of that was due to Michelle Obama and their children, re: gay marriage, according to the stories I read.

**My mother says any time someone immigrates to America, America should cut off funding and sever all ties to the country they came from. That should give you some idea the depths of stupidity that exists in Trump supporters where I live...and in the rest of my family. I KNOW I am outnumbered. So, my vote is just my one vote and there is no educating willfully ignorant assholes like my mother.

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