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What happened tonight in Nevada underscores a theme in this primary (Original Post) HerbChestnut Apr 2016 OP
Not just enthusiastic, but dedicated as well. Avalux Apr 2016 #1
it is amazing kgnu_fan Apr 2016 #4
What is being spread on DU tonight pugetres Apr 2016 #10
It's bizarre. Who did they think would do the actual electing at the state convention??? reformist2 Apr 2016 #32
And determined. dchill Apr 2016 #2
Perhaps they should vote more then. n/t Lucinda Apr 2016 #3
Hillary won the South, congrats. HerbChestnut Apr 2016 #6
Yeppers. Hillary has a huge lead by every metric. Lucinda Apr 2016 #7
Look, I understand wanting to be optimistic about your candidate... HerbChestnut Apr 2016 #8
every metric tomm2thumbs Apr 2016 #18
They are tied now. Sanders has gone up a lot in the past few days. Baobab Apr 2016 #22
I wonder if their campaign was asked to comment ahead of the release tomm2thumbs Apr 2016 #26
And if she does, she will still have a huge lead. And we have NY on the horizon. Lucinda Apr 2016 #27
You see exciting times as the wealthy looting the middle and working classes. Sick. rhett o rick Apr 2016 #17
But didn't Blue Nation Review have an article by Peter Daou saying Hillary's supporters are fired up revbones Apr 2016 #5
Another theme is Hillary has more votes and delegates itsrobert Apr 2016 #9
Yep, she's currently winning a primary that was frontloaded in her favor HerbChestnut Apr 2016 #11
I feel sorry for people like you itsrobert Apr 2016 #12
If he has a path, it's only because Clinton couldn't be bothered to reach out to the people Hydra Apr 2016 #13
exactly tomm2thumbs Apr 2016 #16
I swear, they're getting no sleep this week Hydra Apr 2016 #19
Step back and look at what you are arguing with. Gwhittey Apr 2016 #23
Oh, I'm aware of who I am addressing in a general sense Hydra Apr 2016 #29
don't feel sorry. roguevalley Apr 2016 #15
I don't at all feel sorry for those like you that idolize the wealthy at the expense of those rhett o rick Apr 2016 #20
Drink responsiblity itsrobert Apr 2016 #25
How can you choose to side with the wealthy and turn your back on those struggling among us. rhett o rick Apr 2016 #28
"It's good to be the King!" Hydra Apr 2016 #30
I know these people well. They are the ones that hid behind the biggest bully on the playground rhett o rick Apr 2016 #31
It would be nice if we could get responsibility by some kind of drink. libdem4life Apr 2016 #33
It appears that Hillary disagrees. HerbChestnut Apr 2016 #21
which home state? Baobab Apr 2016 #24
and lots of them - and the numbers are growing exponentially tomm2thumbs Apr 2016 #14

Avalux

(35,015 posts)
1. Not just enthusiastic, but dedicated as well.
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:02 PM
Apr 2016

They stayed true to their word and followed through for Bernie. I read that about 600 of Hillary's delegates didn't show. That seems like a big number, it's curious to say the least.

 

pugetres

(507 posts)
10. What is being spread on DU tonight
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:09 PM
Apr 2016

by Clinton supporters might be part of the reason that the Clinton delegates didn't show up.



link: http://www.democraticunderground.com/12511633057

I wonder if their misinterpretation led to people believing that the delegates didn't have to show up today.

reformist2

(9,841 posts)
32. It's bizarre. Who did they think would do the actual electing at the state convention???
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:55 PM
Apr 2016

Or maybe they didn't give it any thought at all??
 

HerbChestnut

(3,649 posts)
6. Hillary won the South, congrats.
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:05 PM
Apr 2016

Maybe you've noticed what's been happening in the campaign these last few weeks...

 

HerbChestnut

(3,649 posts)
8. Look, I understand wanting to be optimistic about your candidate...
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:08 PM
Apr 2016

...But that's simply not true. She's about to lose again on Tuesday.

tomm2thumbs

(13,297 posts)
18. every metric
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:38 PM
Apr 2016

apparently doesn't include 'trustworthiness', 'enthusiasm by supporters', 'donations from voters', 'attendance at rallies'

I could go on

tomm2thumbs

(13,297 posts)
26. I wonder if their campaign was asked to comment ahead of the release
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:47 PM
Apr 2016

hence her lashing out a Greenpeace girl asking a simple question in a normal voice

Lucinda

(31,146 posts)
27. And if she does, she will still have a huge lead. And we have NY on the horizon.
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:48 PM
Apr 2016

The math is not in your guys favor.

 

revbones

(3,660 posts)
5. But didn't Blue Nation Review have an article by Peter Daou saying Hillary's supporters are fired up
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:04 PM
Apr 2016

Oh yeah, Blue Nation Review is a Hillary Pravda style propaganda site owned by one of her super-PACs. Almost forgot...





itsrobert

(14,157 posts)
9. Another theme is Hillary has more votes and delegates
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:08 PM
Apr 2016

and Bernie "Three Pinocchios" Sanders has no chance at the nomination.



 

HerbChestnut

(3,649 posts)
11. Yep, she's currently winning a primary that was frontloaded in her favor
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:14 PM
Apr 2016

Big surprise. Unfortunately for her the rest of the country gets to vote, and it's even looking like her "home state" is in play. Look, I don't want to come off as being overly nasty, but Bernie has performed way better than anybody predicted. That alone should be a clue that there's something wrong with Hillary Clinton as a candidate. She had everything lined up and ready to go at the beginning of this primary. She had the name recognition, she had the money, she had the support of the entire Democratic establishment. But frankly, it's all coming apart.

itsrobert

(14,157 posts)
12. I feel sorry for people like you
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:17 PM
Apr 2016

Believing the lies by the Bernie campaign. He has no path to the nomination.

Hydra

(14,459 posts)
13. If he has a path, it's only because Clinton couldn't be bothered to reach out to the people
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:33 PM
Apr 2016

She's had every advantage- she should be crushing it everywhere. The fact that she needs so many people to do damage control for her all over social media is embarrassing.

tomm2thumbs

(13,297 posts)
16. exactly
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:36 PM
Apr 2016

Damage-Control-Patrol®

if there is no path for Bernie, why even bother to campaign and save all that money for the General Election

HRC knows they are on thin ice and are doing their best to keep the AC running so the ice doesn't melt before June is up


Hydra

(14,459 posts)
19. I swear, they're getting no sleep this week
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:39 PM
Apr 2016

Between Hillary's volcanic temper tantrum and some of the lame excuses for her past behavior, I'm surprised they haven't burned the whole campaign down yet.

 

Gwhittey

(1,377 posts)
23. Step back and look at what you are arguing with.
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:44 PM
Apr 2016

You are arguing in your real world where you know SD have to vote in convention that has not happened yet. The person against you is arguing in a lala dream-state where the SD are already locked in and don't vote at the convention. So in their mind there is no way for Sanders to win. No it is not there fault really the M$M have ruined their brains and they can no longer filter out bullshit that Hillary tells them.

Hydra

(14,459 posts)
29. Oh, I'm aware of who I am addressing in a general sense
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:50 PM
Apr 2016

I'm reminding Team Hill that they should not be in the situation they are in right now if they were even if they were phoning it in. That's what I love about having Team Hill here- it's like having personal reps for the campaign available at all times to question.

 

rhett o rick

(55,981 posts)
20. I don't at all feel sorry for those like you that idolize the wealthy at the expense of those
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:40 PM
Apr 2016

struggling. You think that wealth is the measure and you want to be liked by them. We will fight you and the plutocratic oligarchy that you revere until the very end. You might feel comfortable siding with the Big Money boys but sooner or later we will bring the corruption you accept, down.

 

rhett o rick

(55,981 posts)
28. How can you choose to side with the wealthy and turn your back on those struggling among us.
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:49 PM
Apr 2016

I know it's authoritarian adulation. Worship the wealth, worship the wealthy.

Hydra

(14,459 posts)
30. "It's good to be the King!"
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:52 PM
Apr 2016

They all think they will be more than lackeys at some point. Or maybe they are "happy" with the better quality table scraps? Either way, some of them say they are in the 1%, and once you get there, you never want to leave.

The rest of us? Useless eaters.

 

rhett o rick

(55,981 posts)
31. I know these people well. They are the ones that hid behind the biggest bully on the playground
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:54 PM
Apr 2016

and stuck their tongues out as the bully beat up smaller kids. They disgust me more than the bullies.

 

libdem4life

(13,877 posts)
33. It would be nice if we could get responsibility by some kind of drink.
Sun Apr 3, 2016, 10:03 AM
Apr 2016

Think of the difference it would make.

tomm2thumbs

(13,297 posts)
14. and lots of them - and the numbers are growing exponentially
Sat Apr 2, 2016, 11:34 PM
Apr 2016

biggest hurdle is the unknown-candidate issue, as most people who are unaware of issues in general are probably voting on familiarity over details. I was surprised how many people did not know of Martin O' Malley by the New Hampshire primary, and he had been running a long time. Saw that in a focus group report.

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