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Liberal_Stalwart71

(20,450 posts)
Thu May 26, 2016, 08:47 AM May 2016

HRC supporters: Please stop saying that it doesn't matter if Sanders wins a state. IT DOES MATTER!

Whenever I hear someone assert that it doesn't matter if Bernie Sanders wins a state because HRC still has more pledged delegates, I cringe. IT DOES MATTER!

It matters because the Corporate Media continues to treat this guy with kid gloves.
It matters because it keeps the narrative going that HRC is unelectable and unlikable.
It matters because it keeps Trump's mouth running about how HRC can't "put Bernie away".
It matters because as long as Sanders' supporters believe that he has a chance, even when he doesn't, the less likely we are to come together; and Sanders will continue to make demands on the party and try to destroy it from within.

I understand that winning is about pledged delegates.

But as long as this guy wins by ANY metric, it keeps false narratives going and it allows him to make these demands.

It's time for all Democrats to come together. But the more he is perceived to have won anything or to have a chance at anything, it keeps the hatred going.

Hell, we can't even go to any DU forum outside of this one without the hate.

He can't win ANYTHING by ANY metric because it matters when he does.

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HRC supporters: Please stop saying that it doesn't matter if Sanders wins a state. IT DOES MATTER! (Original Post) Liberal_Stalwart71 May 2016 OP
Yes it matters but it won't make a difference to the nomination. Walk away May 2016 #1
media giving sanders a pass....no matter beachbum bob May 2016 #2
And as I said, it hurts Hillary Clinton and it'll hurt her more if he wins CA, NJ or any state. Liberal_Stalwart71 May 2016 #4
The math is, of course, in her favor, but I would never suggest that Surya Gayatri May 2016 #3
Thank you! I knew you'd get it. ;) Liberal_Stalwart71 May 2016 #5
True - The Berners are about false metrics liberal N proud May 2016 #6
Very true. ismnotwasm May 2016 #7
Yes. It's all about the optics. The optics don't look good. And by he way, DWS will be out. Liberal_Stalwart71 May 2016 #8
He's Trump's puppet Politicub May 2016 #9
+1 It matters to me, and I don't like it when it happens. fleabiscuit May 2016 #10
He will lose 3 of the remaining contests at a minimum. nt BootinUp May 2016 #11
You are absolutely right, LS71. brer cat May 2016 #12
I see your point. puffy socks May 2016 #13

Walk away

(9,494 posts)
1. Yes it matters but it won't make a difference to the nomination.
Thu May 26, 2016, 08:56 AM
May 2016

We will be getting out the vote in NJ either way!

 

Liberal_Stalwart71

(20,450 posts)
4. And as I said, it hurts Hillary Clinton and it'll hurt her more if he wins CA, NJ or any state.
Thu May 26, 2016, 09:00 AM
May 2016

It is clear that the Corporate Media feeds off of drama.

HRC needs to win California in EVERY way. Put this guy away or forget it.

 

Surya Gayatri

(15,445 posts)
3. The math is, of course, in her favor, but I would never suggest that
Thu May 26, 2016, 08:59 AM
May 2016

individual states' results don't matter.

You said it all here:

It matters because the Corporate Media continues to treat this guy with kid gloves.
It matters because it keeps the narrative going that HRC is unelectable and unlikable.
It matters because it keeps Trump's mouth running about how HRC can't "put Bernie away".
It matters because as long as Sanders' supporters believe that he has a chance, even when he doesn't, the less likely we are to come together; and Sanders will continue to make demands on the party and try to destroy it from within.

 

Liberal_Stalwart71

(20,450 posts)
8. Yes. It's all about the optics. The optics don't look good. And by he way, DWS will be out.
Thu May 26, 2016, 11:03 AM
May 2016

It sounds like even HRC and Obama were becoming disillusioned with her.

brer cat

(24,101 posts)
12. You are absolutely right, LS71.
Thu May 26, 2016, 11:35 AM
May 2016

But as long as this guy wins by ANY metric, it keeps false narratives going and it allows him to make these demands.

 

puffy socks

(1,473 posts)
13. I see your point.
Thu May 26, 2016, 11:44 AM
May 2016

but I don't think the drama will last long enough to matter come November.


People have short memories, and new drama is sure to be introduced because the media needs the drama to bring to eyes for profit.

I haven't seen one new accusation against Hillary since the emails and WS transcripts. The emails are just an extension of the umpteenth Benghazi investigation and shows IT to be a problem throughout the US government, and I suspect there isn't much to the transcripts either. Neither of these accusations stopped her from getting the Dem nomination and the highest number of popular votes of any of the candidates.


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