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Wed Feb 12, 2020, 07:01 AM Feb 2020

Would you vote for Bloomberg if he won the nomination? (With poll) [View all]

Around the progressive interwebs I am hearing the theme of ‘no matter who vote blue’ changing to ‘no matter who vote blue, unless of course it is Bloomberg, that would be a step to far’… A STEP TOO FAR??? Are you kidding me? Now don’t get me wrong, people with a shaky history on a multitude of issues, including voting patterns and civil rights is certainly far from ideal. As an outside observer, it is more than a tad disturbing that the chap with the biggest bank account could potentially win because of the power of the $$$, when we see other candidates who have worked for decades to get to this point and have (whether you agree with them or not) solid policy positions. But this is what the American election system looks like for fair or foul.

Looking left and look right I cannot objectively see how anyone would choose to sit November 2020 out cause Bloomberg when it could potentially give Trump another term. I do not think it hyperbole to state that if Trump gets another 4 years in power it is rather unlikely that any of you will get to go to the polls again in 2024.

Original cartoon which I shamelessly adapted and also has a very good point (just not about this)

Now, I really hope that Bloomberg does not get to purchase this nomination. However, if he pulls it off …Would you vote for him if he won the nomination? Why or why not?

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Disclaimer: This is an Internet poll
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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I am getting tired of the loyalty oaths murielm99 Feb 2020 #1
Yep. Without power you cannot do shit! n/t Soph0571 Feb 2020 #2
Anyone who doesn't vote for the Democratic nominee over trump in 2020, belongs over at JPR still_one Feb 2020 #3
This message was self-deleted by its author chwaliszewski Feb 2020 #4
Hats off to you, but in my view you are the exception from that hate infested site spewing every still_one Feb 2020 #8
Apparently, according to this poll, someone would not do so. cwydro Feb 2020 #7
I am not going to bother to look how people voted, but from my perspective they are beneath still_one Feb 2020 #10
I will vote for the eventual nominee Sherman A1 Feb 2020 #5
We will see what S.C. holds, but if Biden does not do well in S.C., he should drop out, and still_one Feb 2020 #11
Yes,but I don't think he will win it. RDANGELO Feb 2020 #6
The question is, will African-Americans and other POC come to the polls in the numbers needed to jcmaine72 Feb 2020 #9
Someone seriously voted "no"? Or was it just a joke? oldsoftie Feb 2020 #12
I hope it was a joke, or a mistake still_one Feb 2020 #13
Difficult to tell one way or their from their journal Soph0571 Feb 2020 #14
Of course... Mike Nelson Feb 2020 #15
What fucking choice would I have ??? SamKnause Feb 2020 #16
I'd vote for This Guy over Trump! True Blue Drew Feb 2020 #17
I would have to. BlueTsunami2018 Feb 2020 #18
DUH? snowybirdie Feb 2020 #19
Why is it silly? Soph0571 Feb 2020 #20
Anyone, anything living, breathing thing but Trump. TheCowsCameHome Feb 2020 #21
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