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OrlandoDem2

(2,109 posts)
Sun Apr 26, 2020, 10:54 PM Apr 2020

Democrats should call for a day of mourning for those who've died of COVID.

Democrats in Congress and state legislatures should also call for a 10% reduction in Congressional/legislative pay like so many Americans across the country have taken. Solidarity.

These kinds of things are what the average person understands and would remind everyone that Democrats are the party of the regular person.

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captain queeg

(10,969 posts)
2. Wouldn't that lead to lowering flags to half mast
Sun Apr 26, 2020, 10:58 PM
Apr 2020

And of course the occupier would never go for that. It would be a direct symbol of his failure(s).

Hotler

(11,639 posts)
3. Congress should pass a resolution making it a paid day for national mourning.
Sun Apr 26, 2020, 11:11 PM
Apr 2020

Throw it in front of the republicans in the House an senate, call for an electronic vote so we have names, and make them show the world if they really care. No voice vote, they have to own the shame if they vote no.

OrlandoDem2

(2,109 posts)
4. Yes. We need to be the party that leads in our mourning.
Sun Apr 26, 2020, 11:47 PM
Apr 2020

Trump is busy congratulating himself and having a pity party about how everyone hate him.

We need to show the nation what true empathy and leadership looks like and in the process make Trump look like an even bigger fool.

Compassion for the dead and their families. Empathy for all who have suffered. Solidarity with the workers. vs the GOP.

Jamastiene

(38,187 posts)
5. They will be the only ones offering a day of mourning, if they do it.
Sun Apr 26, 2020, 11:49 PM
Apr 2020

Trump will never do it. He cannot even pretend to care. He is that much of a prick.

OrlandoDem2

(2,109 posts)
6. Exactly. We do what is right. He will either foolishly resist or cave to public pressure.
Sun Apr 26, 2020, 11:56 PM
Apr 2020

Win win for the good guys.

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