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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 02:46 PM

 

Krystal Ball touts Sanders odds in Texas



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Univision just did a big poll of Texas including those general election hypothetical matchups that all of the pollsters have warned you about and here’s what they found. None other than the O.G democratic socialist, Medicare For All championing, class warfare waging Bernie frickin’ Sanders beating Trump by 6 points. That margin was better than any of the other candidates including Mr. “electable” Joe Biden and Mr. Texas-is-my-home-state Julian Castro. Remember, not only is Sanders a self-described democratic socialist but he is also calling to end all subsidies to the fossil fuel industry, ban fracking, and ultimately eliminate fossil fuel use altogether. And this is Texas!

The same poll also looked at the dem primary. Here they found Sanders in 3rd trailing Biden and Beto *but* a deep dive into the demographics revealed why Sanders may be running so surprisingly well in the general election in Texas. He has a secret strength with Latinos. Looking at Latinos nationwide, Sanders has the highest favorability rating of any candidate at an impressive 67%. So it all begs the question: can Bernie Sanders mess with Texas? Sorry. Couldn’t resist.

If there is any state that typifies prototypical “’Murica” where the trucks and the guns are big and the social safety net is oh so small, it’s Texas. And that is precisely the place where we are told Sanders brand of politics should be a complete utter disaster. After all, chamber of commerce type conservatives love nothing more than to opine on the great virtues of Texas. The low taxes, the low regulation, delightfully paired with a low investment in education, health care and really anything else that might be of use to their working-class citizens. Texas is the Reagan republicans dream come alive in America…I mean minus Austin. Ya know, let’s just not talk about those pinko commies in Austin.

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Now, this is just a start and frankly, it seems like the absolute bare minimum that should be required of the establishment. Because in reality, the fact Sanders could win Texas is proof that FDR style class centric-economic populism is not only just it’s also a winning strategy. And y’all have been standing in the way of progress for far too long.

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https://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/460900-krystal-ball-why-wall-street-more-worried-about-elizabeth-warren-than-bernie



I believe 538 has Univision rated with a B.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Bernie Sanders

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:04 PM

1. "the fact X *could* happen" is the most stretchiest of stretches

 

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Joe Biden

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:07 PM

2. This makes me laugh

 

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Response to BlueMississippi (Reply #2)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 05:38 PM

13. As a Texas Democrat, I was amused also

 

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Response to BlueMississippi (Reply #2)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 05:41 PM

14. Only Biden and Beto will get substantial delegates from TX

 

BS and warren may get a couple from the Austin area.
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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:09 PM

3. Bernie surpasses VP Biden in NEW New Hampshire poll.

 

Bernie surpasses VP Biden in NEW New Hampshire poll.

Bernie - 29%
VP Biden - 21%
Sen. Warren -17%https://www.bostonherald.com/2019/09/11/bernie-sanders-jumps-to-lead-in-nh-franklin-pierce-herald-poll-shows/
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Tulsi Gabbard

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:10 PM

4. I don't go to Krystal Ball when I want an objective analysis. She's more a

 

cheerleader than an analyst.
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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #4)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:30 PM

8. The polling that I have seen does not support this claim

 

Due to the 15% rule, it is likely that sanders will get few if any delegates from Texas
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Response to Gothmog (Reply #8)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:30 PM

9. What a shame...nt

 

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Response to comradebillyboy (Reply #4)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 05:19 PM

12. Precisely

 

and shouldn't they come clean and say she's associated with the campaign if she is? She keeps doing articles that don't seem to be on the money and have a lot of caveats.
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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:15 PM

5. Well that settles it then. Everyone else should just go home.

 

Krystal Ball has spoken.



Actually what a fucking moronic list of demands. If anyone was taking her seriously up to that point.... LOL.

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:20 PM

6. Buncha malarky

 

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Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 03:26 PM

7. The Texas polling that I have seen has sanders less than 15%

 

sanders will not be winning Texas and may get few if any delegates out of Texas due to the 15% rule





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Response to Gothmog (Reply #7)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 04:06 PM

10. Looks good to me...thx Gothmog

 

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #10)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 04:22 PM

11. I really doubt that sanders will be getting many delegates from Texas

 

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