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Author Topic:   The 2020 Democratic Presidential Nomination Campaign
Aware Wolf
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Message 398 of 505 (872064)
02-19-2020 12:18 PM
Reply to: Message 395 by Percy
02-19-2020 7:44 AM

Re: How "Socialism" is Viewed
In terms of the upcoming election, I think this discussion is all moot. The Trump campaign and the Republican party are going to label the Democratic nominee as a socialist, no matter if that is Bernie or Klobuchar or whoever. The specific language may change, but not the emphasis or frequency. So avoiding the self-labeled "democratic socialist" isn't going to buy you anything on that front. Possibly - although I think unlikely - Bernie's owning of the label may allow him to perform some useful ju-jitsu whereas Amy or someone else could only deny, deny, deny.

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