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Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:08 PM

USA Today

has an article about "The Democratic Party Left Me Behind". The few lines i read go on to say, "and I'm not the only one." Something else about blah, blah, hatred from the left, blah blah. The bots have infected some staff writer apparently. I hope normal people aren't stupid enough to believe this horseshit.

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Reply USA Today (Original post)
rownesheck Jul 2018 OP
Ohiogal Jul 2018 #1
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #2
lagomorph777 Jul 2018 #11
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #12
dalton99a Jul 2018 #13
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #3
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #4
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #5
dalton99a Jul 2018 #6
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #7
dalton99a Jul 2018 #8
Zing Zing Zingbah Jul 2018 #20
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #9
dalton99a Jul 2018 #10
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #14
lagomorph777 Jul 2018 #18
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #15
peggysue2 Jul 2018 #16
rockfordfile Jul 2018 #17
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #19
NCTraveler Jul 2018 #21
rurallib Jul 2018 #22
Tipperary Jul 2018 #23
gratuitous Jul 2018 #24

Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:12 PM

1. What garbage!

I never understand how the right's nutters claim that the Left hates ANYONE. Yet they say it all the time!

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:16 PM

2. They state they are repulsed at the way Trump is being treated. lol.

 

Here are their bullet points.

The Democratic Party and its followers have left me for many reasons, but here are a few examples:

The party and its followers have been showing illiberal tendencies for some time.

It has gone off the rails on immigration, free speech, identity politics and some other issues ó a topic Iíll defer for another day.

Iím no Trump supporter, but Iíve been horrified and repulsed by the political and cultural leftís hatred, demonization and mistreatment of President Trump, his family, his administration officials and his voters, which is even worse (if thatís possible) than what the right did to President Obama.


One does not have to be Russian to be ignorant and completely self-centered.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/nation-now/2018/07/09/democratic-party-left-me-column/766561002/

She also claims a part of it is professional. This person is all over the map.

More:

For example: Defending Hillary Clinton in 2016 and the Democratic Partyís current far-left stance on immigration wouldíve required me to be dishonest about my views or to contort my opinions into impossible positions.


So more Manchin, less Clinton?

Here it is. She is one of those beautiful leftist independents!!!

I see myself as a political independent these days, whoíll opine based on what she sees and thinks, not along party lines.


And a self-proclaimed "renegade!"

For what itís worth, renegades like me are like that canary in the coal mine: Weíre trying to warn Democrats when theyíre tone-deaf or still donít get it.




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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:39 PM

11. WTF - what reader would believe the author was anything but a RWNJ?

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #11)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:43 PM

12. I often go to The Federalist....

 

For my light left leaning reading.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #12)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:45 PM

13. Exactly.

What a fraud

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:21 PM

3. More from the author.

 

But as the months rolled by, my perspective shifted. Various facts have come out about the various concerns/conflicts of interests surrounding the investigation ó the unverified dossier paid for by Democrats that was used to apply for FISA warrants, the FISA abuses, the partisan, anti-Trump nature of some top FBI agents, and much more.

These are facts not dismissible as right-wing talking points.

Now Iím in the majority of Americans (53 percent) who think the investigation was politically motivated.


https://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/06/01/saritha-prabhu-russia-investigation/656461002/

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:23 PM

4. More from the author.

 

Iím A Democrat, And The Leftís Russia Gaslighting Scares Me More Than Trump Does

https://thefederalist.com/2018/05/24/im-democrat-lefts-russia-gaslighting-scares-trump/

What's that? Author at The Federalist?

https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/the-federalist/

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:27 PM

6. But this Saritha Prabhu is a good LIBERAL Democrat!

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/10/opinion/americas-decision-president-elect-donald-trump.html

To the Editor:

I am a liberal Democrat who, not being able to stomach either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, voted for Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate. I hope the Democratic Party does some serious reflection on why its candidate lost.

It bears some part in all of this ó for anointing a candidate like Hillary with so much baggage, for neglecting blue-collar workers across the Rust Belt states, for failing to see the extent to which Hillaryís email server and Clinton Foundation controversies turned off many voters, including Democrats like me.

I hope that The New York Times also does some reflection on how it got things so wrong this past year.

SARITHA PRABHU

Clarksville, Tenn.





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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:29 PM

7. A bit more.

 

Prabhu: Liberalism today - in Donald Trump's presidency - has lost its way

Todayís liberalism is about curbing free speech, especially on college campuses. It has regrettably become not just about encouraging groupthink but about enforcing it, through social media. Examples: Kanye West, Shania Twain and many others.

The left today delights in low, mean-spirited, ad hominem attacks within the safety of their own echo chambers. Examples include mocking Melania Trumpís accent and Sarah Sandersí appearance.


https://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/05/04/liberalism-lost-its-way-conservative-politics-saritha-prabhu/573149002/

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #7)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:32 PM

8. I wonder if they pay her in rubles

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #7)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 04:11 PM

20. Basically this is a a description of the conservatives

They did a replace all to swap out the word conservative with liberal and right with left, etc. Conservatives have been doing this for decades. They basically describe themselves and say they are talking about the liberals. People who are no good at thinking things through seem to fall for this kind of crap. Hey, pretty much all Trump is about is low, mean-spirited, ad hominem attacks and he basically only wants to talk to and deal with conservatives. He is the Republican president, the Republican party's leader. He is the one setting the tone, not the liberals. I bet Trump privately makes fun of Sanders appearance. That's absolutely something he would do. If she ever did something to cross Trump, he'd be saying some real awful shit about her appearance publicly, guaranteed.

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:32 PM

9. She calls others LIV's yet can put out this garage.

 

Iím A Liberal, And I Agree With Sean Hannity That American Journalism Is Dead

But as 2016 rolled on, I became quietly incensed. I couldnít help noticing repeatedly that the mainstream media was shielding and enabling Clinton in her dissembling and media avoidance. I noticed that the commentators at CNN, MSNBC, and the NYT either ignored or made light of Clintonís many problem areas: the private email server, compromising of state secrets, and the questionable multimillion-dollar donations to the Clinton Foundation. (Yes, the Times broke the story in 2015 about Clintonís personal email account, but Iím talking here about its 2016 treatment of her candidacy.)


http://thefederalist.com/2017/11/30/im-liberal-agree-sean-hannity-american-journalism-dead/

The Federalist, again.

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Response to NCTraveler (Reply #9)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:36 PM

10. I'm A Liberal - I'm A Liberal - I'm A Liberal - I'm A Liberal - ....

She is so full of shit.

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #10)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:45 PM

14. Full of shit and not even good at it.

 

I'm actually surprised The Federalist welcomed such a poor writer to their website. There are much better ratfuckers out there.

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #10)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:54 PM

18. Liberals don't use the word "illiberal."

Federalist nut jobs do.

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:50 PM

15. She is not a staff writer for USA today.

 

She has been published more at The Federalist than USA Today.

"I hope normal people aren't stupid enough to believe this horseshit."

Would you call Sarandon and HA Goodman "normal?"

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:52 PM

16. This is just a turn on the . . .

Walk Away theme/hashtag accounts which are alt-right/bot-driven in nature. Too many outlets are publishing this sort of garbage propaganda, as if nothing was learned during the 2016 cycle.

Don't be fooled! Eyes on the prize.

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:54 PM

17. That person is a right-wing fascist

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 03:56 PM

19. Self-Proclaimed Bernie Bro

 

Bernie Sanders, my candidate, had the ďitĒ factor in spades; he with the crumpled suit, rumpled hair, had genuineness, passion and honesty as his main accouterments.


https://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/11/26/94244958/

Seems I was spot on with my HA Goodman reference.

From Bernie Sanders to Johnson. She is well put together!



Sanders has some amazing supporters. This person isn't one of them and stands in direct opposition to progress.

Some solid woo for you.

In a nutshell, Trumpís Access Hollywood tape was obscene, but almost as obscene to me was the WikiLeaks revelation that Clinton Foundation money had helped pay for Chelsea Clintonís wedding and living expenses for a decade.


Quote is from the link above. This link provides additional info on the woo salesman.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/01/04/did-the-clinton-foundation-pay-for-chelseas-wedding/?utm_term=.209661ab0ca8

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 04:15 PM

22. So will this work its way through Gannet's chain of 100 local dailies

and 1000 weeklies, like it does through Sinclair broadcasting's empire.

There is an awful lot not to like about American media, corporate media in particular.

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Response to rownesheck (Original post)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 04:17 PM

23. So why post it here?

 

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Response to Tipperary (Reply #23)

Mon Jul 9, 2018, 04:30 PM

24. Annoying to read, good to know for the tactical response

This looks like more of the hashtag walkaway nonsense currently being peddled without much success. It's good to keep up on this stuff, though, because it never really goes away. It lies dormant, like herpes, waiting for an opportune moment of stress to erupt again.

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