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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to WeekiWater (Reply #40)

Wed Apr 17, 2019, 03:29 PM

49. This sums it up perfectly.

 

2008 was a great example. In terms of pure policy, Clinton ran circles around her opponents, including Obama. So how did he win? He was incredibly charismatic, gave hope to people who felt hopeless, and ran on general themes, which allowed the common person who doesn't understand policy super well, to still get fired up about him.

I have no doubt Warren can probably spin policy around every single Democrat who is running in the 2020 primary. She's an absolute wizard. But it takes a LOT more than being good in policy to win these elections, which is why she's struggling and he's picking up steam. Nine of out ten times, people will vote with someone with great charisma over someone with great policy.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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