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Tiggeroshii

(11,088 posts)
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:15 PM Feb 2020

If Bernie wins the GE in a landslide, will that effect your opinion of him?

Of course this is assuming he wins the nomination in the first place. But I'm testing the idea that a lot of people here dont like him because they are sure he will lose.


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Yes, favorably.
0 (0%)
Yes, unfavorably.
0 (0%)
No, I will still dislike him the same.
17 (68%)
No, I will still like him the same.
8 (32%)
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If Bernie wins the GE in a landslide, will that effect your opinion of him? (Original Post) Tiggeroshii Feb 2020 OP
Where's the he isn't going to be the nominee button? Thekaspervote Feb 2020 #1
This is assuming he will be the nominee. So no button :) Tiggeroshii Feb 2020 #2
Where's the "assume a meteor lands on Trump's head" button? brooklynite Feb 2020 #4
My issue isn't one of "liking"... brooklynite Feb 2020 #3
It will absolutely change my opinion of him. musicblind Feb 2020 #5
Thank you for your honesty! Tiggeroshii Feb 2020 #8
I'll be more worried about the pigs flying out my backside Amishman Feb 2020 #6
Nobody is gonna win in a landslide. oldsoftie Feb 2020 #7
Nope. See the poll. LakeArenal Feb 2020 #9
No, because my opinion is that he's rigid and dismissive of people who don't agree with him.nt pnwmom Feb 2020 #10
It's a moot point. It isn't possible for Bernie to win in the GE, let alone in a landslide. scheming daemons Feb 2020 #11
I still won't like him. The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 2020 #12
I don't dislike Senator Bernie Sanders. Sloumeau Feb 2020 #13
did your opinion of Trump improve because he won the election? Fresh_Start Feb 2020 #14
Not going to be the nominee option? Watchfoxheadexplodes Feb 2020 #15
This is a hypothetical poll Tiggeroshii Feb 2020 #16
Yes. Most of the reason I oppose him is on the basis of electability MaryMagdaline Feb 2020 #17
If Sanders is the nominee sarisataka Feb 2020 #18
I just don't like him at all radical noodle Feb 2020 #19
It will not Affect my opinion of him MH1 Feb 2020 #20
Thank you. Croney Feb 2020 #22
No, I will detest him just the same, BUT what would change that: Amimnoch Feb 2020 #21
Nope. Don't like him, never have, and never will. Having said that... SKKY Feb 2020 #23
 

Thekaspervote

(32,754 posts)
1. Where's the he isn't going to be the nominee button?
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:16 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

Tiggeroshii

(11,088 posts)
2. This is assuming he will be the nominee. So no button :)
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:17 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

brooklynite

(94,496 posts)
4. Where's the "assume a meteor lands on Trump's head" button?
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:19 PM
Feb 2020

Just as likely with similar effect.

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

brooklynite

(94,496 posts)
3. My issue isn't one of "liking"...
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:18 PM
Feb 2020

I've had dinner with him and Jane. They're personally very nice. But I don't see anything in his political approach that's going to let him win, or accomplish much if he does.

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

musicblind

(4,484 posts)
5. It will absolutely change my opinion of him.
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:21 PM
Feb 2020

I believe Bernie Sanders is a great man.

I loved his book Our Revolution, and bought it the day it came out.

I actually voted for him in the primary last year (Despite also liking HRC very much).

My big concern is that he won't win. I truly believe that in my heart of hearts.

If he gets the nomination, I will fight to put him in the White House like my life depends on it, but I just don't think it's a fight where I will ultimately succeed. If he gets the nomination, and I'm WRONG about that. Hallelujah! Seriously.

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

Tiggeroshii

(11,088 posts)
8. Thank you for your honesty!
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:22 PM
Feb 2020

I appreciate it a ton!!

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

Amishman

(5,555 posts)
6. I'll be more worried about the pigs flying out my backside
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:22 PM
Feb 2020

He can win, definitely, but I can't imagine a landslide

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

oldsoftie

(12,530 posts)
7. Nobody is gonna win in a landslide.
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:22 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

pnwmom

(108,974 posts)
10. No, because my opinion is that he's rigid and dismissive of people who don't agree with him.nt
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:27 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

scheming daemons

(25,487 posts)
11. It's a moot point. It isn't possible for Bernie to win in the GE, let alone in a landslide.
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:31 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

The Velveteen Ocelot

(115,669 posts)
12. I still won't like him.
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:32 PM
Feb 2020

I don't think he can be an effective president because he is a rigid ideologue who doesn't work well with others and who has done nothing to inspire the loyalty and support of the Democrats in Congress whose balls he's been breaking for the past four years. He hasn't even been an effective legislator; all he's managed to do in all his time in Congress is get a couple of post offices named. Will he even still be a Democrat once the election is over?

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

Sloumeau

(2,657 posts)
13. I don't dislike Senator Bernie Sanders.
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:33 PM
Feb 2020

I simply do not believe that he can win against Trump.

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

Fresh_Start

(11,330 posts)
14. did your opinion of Trump improve because he won the election?
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:35 PM
Feb 2020

mine didn't change because I bothered to research him before the election.

same with Bernie.

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

Watchfoxheadexplodes

(3,496 posts)
15. Not going to be the nominee option?
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:36 PM
Feb 2020

My vote 1

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

Tiggeroshii

(11,088 posts)
16. This is a hypothetical poll
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:37 PM
Feb 2020

So no

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

MaryMagdaline

(6,853 posts)
17. Yes. Most of the reason I oppose him is on the basis of electability
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:39 PM
Feb 2020

If he wins in a landslide, obviously my feet’s would have been unfounded

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

sarisataka

(18,592 posts)
18. If Sanders is the nominee
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:45 PM
Feb 2020

I will be mildly disappointed in the Democratic party, that someone from outside the party, albeit an ally, is chosen to represent us for President. If he goes on to defeat Trump I will be ecstatic.

Unfortunately I would be concerned that sour grapes will overwhelm "blue no matter who". (To be honest I have that concern regardless who gets the nomination. There is a lot of animosity in the various camps and if there is one thing Trump excels at is in dividing people.)

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

radical noodle

(8,000 posts)
19. I just don't like him at all
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:45 PM
Feb 2020

I don't necessarily disagree with everything he claims he would do (but most likely cannot) but his personality affects me in the same way trump's does. I hate Bernie's yelling, finger-pointing, bashing of Democrats, and inflexibility. I believe he is as destructive to the Democratic Party as trump is to the GOP.

There was a time in my life when Bernie might have seemed a more attractive candidate but after these last three and a half years of chaos, I think this country needs a stabilizer, not a revolution.

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

MH1

(17,595 posts)
20. It will not Affect my opinion of him
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:49 PM
Feb 2020

nor would it Effect a change in my opinion of him.

As my opinion of him already exists, I believe most English teachers would say that it could not "effect" my opinion (cause it to come into being, because it already is).



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

Amimnoch

(4,558 posts)
21. No, I will detest him just the same, BUT what would change that:
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 06:51 PM
Feb 2020

If he gets elected, and actually signs off on/passes bills.. even the impure ones.. that's hard fought for and passed by the Democratic Party members in Congress.. my opinion of his fitness to be our party's representative for the office will change.

I don't think he'll win the primary, but he may.

I really don't think he'd win the GE if he does win our primary, but I didn't think Trump would win in 2016 either, so I'm not exactly a grand seer about such things.

Even if he does become our candidate, and does win the Presidency, I think he'd be an abysmal failure getting nothing at all done because the things he wants.. there is NO potential version of congress that would pass it anywhere close to the level he's promised.. so he'll either royally disappoint his base by compromising like a good president, or he'll be a horrendous failure that will deliver a Republican wave of victories that will make the 2016 results look tepid in comparison.

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

SKKY

(11,803 posts)
23. Nope. Don't like him, never have, and never will. Having said that...
Mon Feb 3, 2020, 07:57 PM
Feb 2020

...I would still vote for him over Trump every day of the week and twice on Sunday.

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