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Tue Aug 2, 2016, 12:16 PM

Bernie supporter/delegate tells Jill Stein to leave the

Dem convention.

https://twitter.com/AlanKestrel750/status/760173964417175552

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Reply Bernie supporter/delegate tells Jill Stein to leave the (Original post)
one_voice Aug 2016 OP
onehandle Aug 2016 #1
LongtimeAZDem Aug 2016 #2
DinahMoeHum Aug 2016 #3
Nonhlanhla Aug 2016 #6
DemonGoddess Aug 2016 #4
skylucy Aug 2016 #5

Response to one_voice (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 12:21 PM

1. I'm with that guy. I was outraged the day she showed up on the floor being interviewed on MSNBC.

Go to your own damn convention, Greennut.

Never thought there would be a Green candidate more self-centered than Ralph Nader.

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 12:24 PM

2. His Vox interview is making an impact on the Sanders holdouts I know on FB

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 12:54 PM

3. Passage well worth repeating and spreading around. . .

http://www.vox.com/2016/8/1/12337522/bernie-bust-sanders-delegate

(boldface emphasis is mine - DMH)
(snip)
Iím black, and I have four black sons. Some white liberals have the privilege to pretend that Jill Stein is going to be taken seriously. I donít. If Donald Trump wins, he's more likely to appoint judges that oppose Black Lives Matter and criminal justice reform, and who think that police officers ó who can kill black people without being charged ó already don't have enough power. That means if my kids get shot, the officers who did it would become less likely to be charged. A lot of white liberals donít understand that they have the privilege of a protest vote that will hurt the people they purport to stand for ó black people, immigrants, LGBTQ folks, and so many people who will be affected adversely if Trump wins.

If they stay home or vote for a third party ó particularly in swing states ó these folks are gambling with real lives. Because hereís the reality: They wonít be affected by the fallout. Their privilege will inoculate them to it, but minorities wonít be. I donít understand how they could not see that.

So I donít have the luxury of conviction. I canít afford four years of tyranny. Trust me, I would love if Hillary had every position that Bernie has. But I live in the real world, and in the real world ó even if Hillary isnít 100 percent where I want her ó at least I trust that she will be better than Trump for the people I love.

(snip)

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Response to DinahMoeHum (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:22 PM

6. THIS. nt

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Response to one_voice (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 01:00 PM

4. Stein had no

place in our convention. She was an interloper and shit stirrer.

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Response to DemonGoddess (Reply #4)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 07:15 PM

5. Amen!

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