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Jrose

(812 posts)
Tue Dec 5, 2023, 09:12 PM Dec 2023

Most Americans...

Most Americans support women's right to choose.
Most Americans support gun control legislation.
Most Americans support the rights of LGBTQ people to live as they choose.
Most Americans want a president who defends democracy.
VOTE!

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Most Americans... (Original Post) Jrose Dec 2023 OP
Today... 2naSalit Dec 2023 #1
God, I hope so. progressoid Dec 2023 #2
I convinced them... 2naSalit Dec 2023 #3
I like to appeal to their pocketbook. Seems to work better than the "civic duty" style pitches. Axelrods_Typewriter Dec 2023 #4
Unfortunately most Americans do not decide edisdead Dec 2023 #5

2naSalit

(86,502 posts)
1. Today...
Tue Dec 5, 2023, 09:54 PM
Dec 2023

Last edited Tue Dec 5, 2023, 10:59 PM - Edit history (1)

I had the opportunity to pep talk some sometimes voters and to emphasize the gravity of the need for them to vote I finished with, "You only have one thing to do, vote. One thing. Just one thing, vote."

They seemed to understand what's at stake.

2naSalit

(86,502 posts)
3. I convinced them...
Tue Dec 5, 2023, 11:01 PM
Dec 2023

to register and vote the last two elections, I'm trying to nurture them so they'll do it again.

4. I like to appeal to their pocketbook. Seems to work better than the "civic duty" style pitches.
Wed Dec 6, 2023, 12:29 AM
Dec 2023

"You're already paying for the equipment with your taxes, why not go vote and use what you paid for?"

edisdead

(1,912 posts)
5. Unfortunately most Americans do not decide
Wed Dec 6, 2023, 12:30 AM
Dec 2023

If only popular vote were the thing a d gerrymandering wasn’t legal.

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