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Mon Feb 29, 2016, 03:52 PM

Kos on Wrapping It Up (Hillary Clinton Group)

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/2/29/1492734/-Democrats-South-Carolina-and-wrapping-up-our-primary-season

This is a wonderful, if sometimes rather harsh on Sanders, evaluation on the way things look right now. His fair cop is a maximum of five states won by Sanders tomorrow. Maximum.

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Reply Kos on Wrapping It Up (Hillary Clinton Group) (Original post)
Treant Feb 2016 OP
Her Sister Feb 2016 #1
BlueMTexpat Feb 2016 #2
Her Sister Feb 2016 #3
peggysue2 Feb 2016 #4
Her Sister Feb 2016 #5
FloridaBlues Feb 2016 #6
asuhornets Feb 2016 #7
Lucinda Feb 2016 #8
Loki Feb 2016 #9
Stuckinthebush Feb 2016 #10
Treant Feb 2016 #11
Stuckinthebush Feb 2016 #14
SunSeeker Feb 2016 #12
wysi Feb 2016 #13
Tarheel_Dem Feb 2016 #15
Yavin4 Feb 2016 #16
Bleacher Creature Feb 2016 #18
Starry Messenger Feb 2016 #19
UtahLib Feb 2016 #17
LAS14 Feb 2016 #20
Lisa0825 Feb 2016 #21
Haveadream Feb 2016 #22

Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 03:57 PM

1. it's funny!

 

great! big picture

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:05 PM

2. Great post, Treant!

Thanks!

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:08 PM

3. still reading!

 

It is great all the points this writer is making....

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:09 PM

4. Whoosh!

I lurk at DKos. But I recommended that piece. Refreshingly frank. And yes, harsh, the way reality is harsh.

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:12 PM

5. writer doesnt suffer any fools!

 

well said

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:16 PM

6. Always liked KOS analytical insite

Every thing he wrote I really agree with except for endorsements.
I hope Bernie doesn't drag this out much longer than March 30.

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:17 PM

7. Good Read!!!!

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:21 PM

8. KNR Thank you!

Kos laid it out well. Thanks much!

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:38 PM

9. Brutal, but needed.

I like the quote" don't forget the big picture." That's what we are here for, for all Americans, not just one's that look just like we do. People of color, the poor, the disabled, the ill, hungry, struggling millions of everyday people who want a better life for themselves and their families. It will never happen in a Republican admin., and all you have to look at is states like Kansas, or Flint, Michigan, or Ferguson, Missouri, the list goes on and on and on. This is not a sprint, its a marathon and we are all in it for the long haul.

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:41 PM

10. Please cross post this over there



Please. (But don't get pulled into arguments)!

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Response to Stuckinthebush (Reply #10)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:44 PM

11. Abso-frickin'-lutely not.

I have an embargo of Over There until at least tomorrow night--and possibly March 15th.

However, this is a public post of a public article, so anybody who wants to can certainly post it anywhere they want. I don't own it and I won't be at all bothered. Neither will Kos if you include the link.

Just give us a link to that posting in GD-P so we can follow along and laugh (at least those of us who aren't embargoing the place!)

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Response to Treant (Reply #11)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 05:09 PM

14. Thanks, Treant!

You made me guffaw!

I might get the courage and do it. I just know I'll spend a lot of time fielding stupid comments. sigh.

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:47 PM

12. That was excellent.

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 04:50 PM

13. A badly needed dose of reality

I really enjoyed reading that while drinking my mornng coffee.

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 05:19 PM

15. This is the part that should allay any fears about primary turnout being lower than in '08.

•There is no correlation between primary turnout and general election performance. Fact is, Democrats have long assumed (correctly) that Clinton would be the nominee, so there has been less impetus to vote than in the GOP civil war. In fact, the lower-than-expected turnout is an indictment on the Sanders campaign, because despite all the talk of revolution, fact is, he hasn’t inspired casual Democrats to turn out in any real numbers.


I've heard a lot of "concern" by certain talking heads about lower turnout among Dems as opposed to record turnout for Repukes. This singular quote puts that all in perspective AFAIC. I'm not worried about GE turnout now.

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 05:48 PM

16. Here' the kicker

Sanders’ problem was the presence of someone with universal name ID and huge respect in the party, and who was explicitly running on continuing the legacy of a popular incumbent Democratic president. What if Sanders had started laying the groundwork for a run two years ago, spending time getting to know voters in black and Latino communities? What if he’d become a Democrat earlier and spent time helping other good Democrats win (like Elizabeth Warren has been doing since elected to the Senate)? Maybe things would be different. But you don’t get to parachute into a party less than a year before the first contest and expect to win huge swath of support.


http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2016/2/29/1492734/-Democrats-South-Carolina-and-wrapping-up-our-primary-season


You cannot just decide to be a Democrat in one year and get its party nomination for president in the same damn year!!!

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #16)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 09:27 PM

18. I can't emphasize enough how much I agree with this quote.

This is so spot on!

P.S. Great screen name, and may the force be with you.

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #16)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 09:39 PM

19. Good advice for any politician or even activist.

You have to make your bones with people.

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 06:05 PM

17. Great reality check. nt

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 10:24 PM

20. Kick!!!

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 10:30 PM

21. WOW!!! That was freakin' beautiful!!! nt

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Response to Treant (Original post)

Mon Feb 29, 2016, 11:16 PM

22. On point!

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