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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!
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lapucelle

(18,620 posts)
1. The data in the editorial concerns donations from "people employed by the military".
Fri Jan 31, 2020, 03:54 PM
Jan 2020

Do you have a link to any data about "active-duty troops"?

Yet another good example about the danger of getting one's news from opinion pieces in magazines like Rolling Stone.

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Autumn

(45,145 posts)
10. Private contractors are just one example of "people employed by the military" . My BIL is one.
Sat Feb 1, 2020, 10:58 AM
Feb 2020

The article is clear on the support he gets from the "active duty troops".

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lunasun

(21,646 posts)
2. I don't understand any of the troops can support Dump after his last couple of military moves and
Fri Jan 31, 2020, 03:59 PM
Jan 2020

false reporting on the injured overseas. Making them border guards Calling generals dummies etcetcetc
Last time military 16 as a whole picked trump big time
This is a good sign for our troops
From the link
Trump’s support appears to have waned, leaving an opening for a Democrat this time around. In October 2018, a follow-up poll found that Trump’s popularity among active-duty personnel had faded noticeably, with half of respondents saying they were “unhappy” with the president.

Now 2020 it’s got to be way worse approval after all his crap actions

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YOHABLO

(7,358 posts)
3. How does one poll active-duty military personnel?
Fri Jan 31, 2020, 04:10 PM
Jan 2020

It would seem to be difficult to get an authentic sample.

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Scotch-Irish

(464 posts)
4. I just hope the democratic party establishment doesn't push Bernie out like they did last time.
Fri Jan 31, 2020, 04:36 PM
Jan 2020

This time, if they try it, it may be fatal to the party.

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InAbLuEsTaTe

(24,142 posts)
8. This should be obvious to any fair, rational-minded person... NO WAY they try it!!
Sat Feb 1, 2020, 10:49 AM
Feb 2020

Bernie/Elizabeth or Elizabeth/Bernie 2020!!
Either way, they're stronger together & can't be bought!!
Jump on the Bernie Bandwagon & join The Revolution!!
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Uncle Joe

(58,888 posts)
6. Kicked and recommended.
Fri Jan 31, 2020, 08:40 PM
Jan 2020

Thanks for the thread OliverQ.

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myohmy2

(3,304 posts)
7. YES!
Fri Jan 31, 2020, 08:53 PM
Jan 2020

" Soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines have donated a total of $185,625 to Sen. Sanders’ 2020 campaign. By comparison, they have given $113,012 to Trump, $80,250 to Pete Buttigieg, $64,604 to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and a relatively paltry $33,045 to former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Doug Weber, a senior researcher at the Center for Responsive Politics. "

...by my calculation, over 5-1/2 times more money to Bernie than Biden...

...that's saying something...

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InAbLuEsTaTe

(24,142 posts)
9. No surprise there!! Bernie's extremely popular & generates enthusiasm like no other candidate!!
Sat Feb 1, 2020, 10:57 AM
Feb 2020

So, obviously, Bernie's the military's favorite candidate. Hell, Bernie has the highest favorability rating of any politician... and its easy to see why!!


Bernie/Elizabeth or Elizabeth/Bernie 2020!!
Either way, they're stronger together & can't be bought!!
Jump on the Bernie Bandwagon & join The Revolution!!

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
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