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(349 posts)
Mon May 16, 2016, 06:45 PM May 2016

Make or Break: Sanders and the "Supers" (an idea)

If allowable, I hope the Sanders campaign will be mobilizing the folks on its massive email database to encourage them to reach out to specific "super" delegates in their states via phone/mail/email/social media to help convince the "supers" of the obvious truth that Bernie is the much stronger candidate for the fall.

Emails from the campaign are segmented by location when mobilizing people in the database to go out and vote, so in this critical instance it would seem to make sense to do so again.

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Make or Break: Sanders and the "Supers" (an idea) (Original Post) deepestblue May 2016 OP
Just fyr, a letter from the WA governor's office Bernin4U May 2016 #1
my strategy is that voting for her is a vote for her to punish them: they're party honchos MisterP May 2016 #2
we can do this! hopemountain May 2016 #3
Thanks hopemountain & i agree we can do this :D deepestblue May 2016 #4


(812 posts)
1. Just fyr, a letter from the WA governor's office
Mon May 16, 2016, 07:44 PM
May 2016

A state where Bernie destroyed her. Not that he'll be getting off the hook so easily. But I don't see "he'll support whoever is the nominee" as being nearly good enough...

Thank you for reaching out to the governor about our recent Democratic Presidential Caucuses-- an exciting and invigorating expression of our Party's strength and passion heading into these crucial elections. I want to let you know that your message has been received and I will be passing along your comments to the governor.

As Democrats, we are lucky to have two great candidates running for President. Governor Inslee is supporting Hillary Clinton because he's worked with her for over 20 years, and he's seen on multiple issues that she is tough and effective in advancing the causes we believe in as Democrats.

I can tell you that the governor looks forward to giving his full support to whoever wins our Democratic nomination for President, because he feels strongly that a Donald Trump presidency would be a disaster for America. We have so much work to do as a united Democratic party- from putting a Democrat in the White House this year to ensuring a Democratic legislature in Olympia that will make progress on the big issues facing our state. Let's stay in touch and thanks again for reaching out.

Aisling Kerins

Campaign Manager

Jay Inslee for Washington


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2. my strategy is that voting for her is a vote for her to punish them: they're party honchos
Mon May 16, 2016, 10:08 PM
May 2016

and therefore they didn't do enough to let Sanders get as close as he has

tell them "for heaven's sake, don't sign your own warrant!"


(349 posts)
4. Thanks hopemountain & i agree we can do this :D
Tue May 17, 2016, 06:32 AM
May 2016

Bernie has brought on a sudden and massive shift.

The corporatist militarist DLC'ers did not see it coming.

No longer are Conservative Democrats i.e. Republicans-Not-In-Name i.e. the VAST MAJORITY of elected Democrats required in ANY state. See: Bernie's leads over Trump in Georgia, Utah, etc.

They need to know that they could be voted out by the mass amount of constituents who wanted Bernie rather than his opponent.

FDR would be proud of all this

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