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Sun Jan 16, 2022, 09:45 PM

James Carville: Dems 'whine too much,' need to highlight accomplishments ahead of midterms

James Carville, one of the most well-known strategists in the Democratic Party, on Sunday said that Democrats “whine too much,” arguing that the left could prevail if is changed its messaging because the Republican Party stands for nothing.

“Just quit being a whiny party and get out there and fight and tell people what you did, and tell people the exact truth,” Carville said on NBC’s “Meet the Press,“ saying that “a lot of the Democratic base has not been told or informed of the things that President Biden and this Congress has accomplished.”

Carville pointed to the president’s bipartisan infrastructure win and lower child poverty rates as examples of Democratic victories since Joe Biden took office. He said that, while he agrees with House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on the importance of securing voting rights, it’s critical that the Democratic Party “soldier on” and inform the public of its accomplishments.

“What you do, Chuck, is you run on what you've got,” he told host Chuck Todd. “You don't run on what you didn't get. And the stuff you've got is pretty good. If they don't pass voting rights, if they don't pass Build Back Better, run on that in 2022.”

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/james-carville-dems-whine-too-much-need-to-highlight-accomplishments-ahead-of-midterms/ar-AASPYAR

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Reply James Carville: Dems 'whine too much,' need to highlight accomplishments ahead of midterms (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jan 2022 OP
Ocelot II Jan 2022 #1
Cha Jan 2022 #2
CrackityJones75 Jan 2022 #3
Bettie Jan 2022 #4
Budi Jan 2022 #5
dweller Jan 2022 #6
Alexander Of Assyria Jan 2022 #7
Funtatlaguy Jan 2022 #8
Poiuyt Jan 2022 #9
Alexander Of Assyria Jan 2022 #10
comradebillyboy Jan 2022 #11
Hoyt Jan 2022 #12
LetMyPeopleVote Jan 2022 #13
betsuni Jan 2022 #14

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 09:49 PM

1. Exactly.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 09:51 PM

2. Oh Shit.. Dems are working

hard and don't have time to whine...

But of course.. Blame the Dems!

we should be grateful that Democrats elected a lot of smart, fearless women in recent years

https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=16254194

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 09:52 PM

3. A Dem whining about Dems whinin

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 09:55 PM

4. First, James Carville is telling Chuck Toad what he wants to hear

James Carville is spreading the "Dems in Disarray" narrative that the media loves.

Second: yes, it would be nice if the press didn't spin each and every accomplishment of the Biden admin as a disaster. That's the problem, it isn't our messaging it is the press spinning everything as a victory for the right wing.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 09:57 PM

5. Funny thing James Carville, its not Dems doing the whining.

In fact MSM has made it clear that Dems will not be heard nor credited with any accomplishments.
The whining is coming from the saboteurs, not the true Dems within our Party .

Saboteurs, frauds, grifters & fakes. That's whose doing the whining while our loyal Democrats are doing the work.

"Money & Media", & messaging.

Where you been since 2016?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 10:00 PM

6. Whatever buckethead




✌🏻

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 10:03 PM

7. Not sure I would use that word but democrats were complaining mightily there was no

action being taken by the DOJ on seditious treason charges against the Nazi fake militia Brownshirt gangs, just before the indictments dropped like an anvil.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 10:04 PM

8. Dems should do both. Brag about accomplishments and state

how much more can be done with more Dem House and Senate members.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 10:04 PM

9. I agree with him up to a point

Biden has accomplished a lot. Maybe not everything, but a lot. For some reason, no one is aware of his accomplishments, and he needs to start shouting what he's done from the rooftops. Yes the media likes to say that his presidency has been a disaster, but I think he has more of a PR problem than anything else.

Trump may be one of the worst people to walk the earth, but he knew how to self promote.

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Response to Poiuyt (Reply #9)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 10:09 PM

10. Yes, correct. Ever watch the national evening news? Or the regular mass media tv news?

Endless avoidance of mention of the accomplishments of the Biden administration..the list is already long…all they have in lockstep is endless on a loop drivel about what remains unaccomplished. Down the memory hole goes the accomplishments, like the massive infrastructure bill passed, like believing in Science….But they Trumpet all current debate as a massive division with a bullhorn, they have no desire to envision any future where wealth is fairly distributed.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 11:05 PM

11. "you run on what you've got"

Exactly right. Biden has a bunch of impressive accomplishments but too many Democrats would rather dwell on what didn't get done. Progress is made one step at a time.

Can't expect the media to treat us better than we treat ourselves.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Jan 16, 2022, 11:13 PM

12. I like Carville. Like most, they're never right 100%. Think Axelrod has said some similar things.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Jan 17, 2022, 08:26 AM

13. Carville is right

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Jan 17, 2022, 08:41 AM

14. Whining about But He Promised is stupid.

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