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Author Topic:   What is this "More electable" in Democrats?
DC85
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05-27-2019 9:21 AM


The issues that are Trump's presidency is a symptom of much bigger problems we face. Problems that will continue even with a corporate Democrat. Denying this is plain absurd. To make it worse there is this absurd belief that corporate Democrats who call themselves "moderates" are somehow "more electable". This appears to be only propaganda and shown to be plain false by the FACT that the progressive issues being pushed have between a 60-70% approval ratings by the general public and are nothing "radical". The public is for more labor rights, higher wages, higher marginal tax rates, and single payer healthcare. With this fact it is absurd to put forward such an argument. It is absurd and nonsensical to say that Joe Biden is more "electable" than say a Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren. Such a belief seemingly has no basis in actual reality. The people pushing this need to realize that it is not 1989.
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Chiroptera
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Message 2 of 5 (853399)
05-27-2019 9:45 AM
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05-27-2019 9:21 AM


I agree with this, but I think this is true of anyone who claims their candidate is more electible - including Sanders' supporters in 2016.

It always seems to me that saying someone is "more electable" is just another way of saying, "I like this guy better."


If this was a witch hunt, it found a lot of witches. -- David Cole, writing about the Mueller investigation.

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ringo
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Message 3 of 5 (853429)
05-27-2019 12:19 PM


In 2016, Hillary Clinton might have been "more electable" than the others but she still wasn't electable enough.

Izquierdo.

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Chiroptera
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Message 4 of 5 (853467)
05-27-2019 7:28 PM
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05-27-2019 12:19 PM


In fact, Clinton received the most votes. Trump being President is definitely not because Clinton was unelectable.

Edited by Chiroptera, : Misspelled word was driving me up the wall!


If this was a witch hunt, it found a lot of witches. -- David Cole, writing about the Mueller investigation.

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ringo
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Message 5 of 5 (853512)
05-28-2019 11:41 AM
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05-27-2019 7:28 PM


Chiroptera writes:

In fact, Clinton received the most votes. Trump being President is definitely not because Clinton was unelectable.


Nonetheless, she was not elected.

Izquierdo.

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