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(6,409 posts)
Sat May 21, 2016, 09:14 PM May 2016

Lesser of two evils poll

OK, Sanders insulted Clinton by suggesting she is the lesser of two evils, or at least many people see her that way because she has high negatives in polls. How does this strike you?

38 votes, 2 passes | Time left: Unlimited
It's a gratuitous insult. Sanders is a creep. He needs to drop out and shut up.
5 (13%)
Sanders is telling an uncomfortable truth about the candidates we offer the voters, but he should cool it.
1 (3%)
Sanders needs to carry forward with this theme to boost the progressive cause.
32 (84%)
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(87,867 posts)
3. Sanders supporters outnumber Hillary supporters by at least 5-1 here
Sat May 21, 2016, 09:18 PM
May 2016

...and don't expect many Hillary supporters to participate in this disingenuous poll.

It should be titled, Sanders supporters, lotep.



(6,409 posts)
5. I'll tell you what I think.
Sat May 21, 2016, 09:23 PM
May 2016

Since some people are jumping on me, accusing me of doing a poll just to attack Clinton, I will tell you I would respond to my own poll with the second choice. I do think there is a grain of truth in what Sanders said, but it didn't need to be said. Anyway, none of the polls here represent anything, so please relax and try to be nice to each other. Thank you.



(36,649 posts)
7. So, since Clinton agrees with 70% of what Sanders says, does that make Sanders 70% evil?
Sat May 21, 2016, 09:35 PM
May 2016

It's #berniemath.



(6,409 posts)
9. Presumably somewhat lesser than 70 percent.
Sat May 21, 2016, 09:41 PM
May 2016

If Trump is 100 percent evil, and Clinton is "lesser," then she would come in at 90, 80, what? And 70 percent of that would be 63, 56, etc. I would tell Bernie, "Hell yes, lesser. Much lesser!"


(23,585 posts)
8. It may be time for Sanders to suspend.
Sat May 21, 2016, 09:39 PM
May 2016

Barring an indictment of Clinton, she is the nominee. The super-delegates will not flip en masse.

I intend to hold my nose and vote Clinton in the general. (my state's primary is done)


(62,302 posts)
10. He walked it back within seconds.
Sat May 21, 2016, 09:42 PM
May 2016

And once the primaries are over Clinton's unfavorables drop significantly so his statement with the walk back won't be harmful.


(27,835 posts)
15. On a site that is known to be ...
Sat May 21, 2016, 11:05 PM
May 2016

... comprised of 85% Bernie supporters, I'm sure the results of this poll will be "fair and balanced", and reflective of US voters as a whole.

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