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IbogaProject

(2,892 posts)
Tue Jan 16, 2024, 01:57 PM Jan 2024

I encountered what I suspect was a dark money operative

I was out shopping on 6th Ave in Chelsea and some guy was asking if people were NYC Democrats with a signature board. I asked him what issue was his candidate for. He said it was to get a set of 'delegates' to the convention. I asked 'delegates for whom?". And he said 'Marianne Williamson'. I was pissed off, that smells like some kind of dark money highjinx to me.

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I encountered what I suspect was a dark money operative (Original Post) IbogaProject Jan 2024 OP
well, she doesnt seem to have a clue how the process works, so... mopinko Jan 2024 #1
I just said "she isn't a Democratic Party Member" and walked away IbogaProject Jan 2024 #2
Pretty sure she's been a registered Dem since 2019. TwilightZone Jan 2024 #3

mopinko

(70,548 posts)
1. well, she doesnt seem to have a clue how the process works, so...
Tue Jan 16, 2024, 02:28 PM
Jan 2024

signatures to get on the ballot =/= delegates. but maybe their game is to pick up enough delegates to start shit at the convention.
all these losers to b r getting dark money.

IbogaProject

(2,892 posts)
2. I just said "she isn't a Democratic Party Member" and walked away
Tue Jan 16, 2024, 04:00 PM
Jan 2024

I had zero interest in arguing or discussing with a paid operative, even if wasting his time would have helped a little, he didn't have signatures on there so I think our cohort was holding out.

TwilightZone

(25,576 posts)
3. Pretty sure she's been a registered Dem since 2019.
Tue Jan 16, 2024, 05:12 PM
Jan 2024

She registered as one about the time she started running in the 2020 primary. She was an independent prior to that. I haven't seen anything indicating that she's reverted back.

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