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scheming daemons

(25,487 posts)
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:48 AM Feb 2020

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

(8,231 posts)
1. Some ugly truth from Steve Bannon. nt
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:50 AM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

highplainsdem

(49,159 posts)
2. I caught a few minutes of Ben Shapiro's show yesterday while trying to get local news and weather on
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:51 AM
Feb 2020

the radio, and Shapiro was just gleeful over the prospect of Bernie being the Democratic nominee.

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

Hav

(5,969 posts)
10. Of course they are
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:03 PM
Feb 2020

Running a socialist who antagonizes the groups within the Democratic Party is a Repub's wet dream.

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

katmondoo

(6,458 posts)
3. If I wrote this it would be deleted
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:51 AM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

highplainsdem

(49,159 posts)
5. Doubt it. It shouldn't be deleted no matter who posts it. The fact that Republicans
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:55 AM
Feb 2020

are making it clear they'd like to run against Sanders IS relevant. And they've been making that clear for close to a year now. Politico ran a story on it last spring.

Editing to link to that story:

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/07/bernie-sanders-republican-senate-1307296

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

PatSeg

(47,791 posts)
14. Yes
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:05 PM
Feb 2020

Relevant and so clearly obvious. Its not like they are pretending they want Bernie to be the nominee. They couldn't be more obvious if they commissioned thousands of billboards.

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

Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin

(108,556 posts)
4. Of course he does
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:53 AM
Feb 2020

For the same reason Trump likes him

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

greenjar_01

(6,477 posts)
6. It's been the same formula everywhere
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 11:55 AM
Feb 2020

Turn the left against the center, turn it into a knife fight, scream about unfairness, insert the far right populist, and ta da: you've split the opposition while fanning enthusiasm on the right.

That some of the genuinely left people (lots of the endless attackers from the supposed left are actually agents of this strategy, like Jill Stein, etc.) don't seem to process this is just sign and symptom of how thoroughly defeated the left has been since the 1970s.

It's going to get a lot worse before it gets better, if it ever gets better in this era.

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

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
8. Warren severely criticized Obama -- and Clinton by association -- right up to November 2016
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:00 PM
Feb 2020

over trade. She was wrong.

Can't put a number on it, but it darn sure didn't help Clinton or Democrats in general.

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

Raven123

(4,972 posts)
7. I would NEVER trust Steve Bannon
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:00 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

BusyBeingBest

(8,059 posts)
9. This bloated slab of liver failure
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:02 PM
Feb 2020

is just trying to mind-fuck Democrats. Some of us were like this with Karl Rove, too, always trying to decipher his pronouncements because we were convinced he was brilliant. I'm certain he enjoys it though.

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

JudyM

(29,294 posts)
11. Steve Bannon wants to divide us, and so does trump. People are falling for this trap. So obvious.
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:04 PM
Feb 2020

Truly bizarre that some here are promoting the ploy

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

Response to JudyM (Reply #11)

 

k2qb3

(374 posts)
12. I'm sure Bannon is being perfectly honest, we should definitely let him pick the nominee. n/t
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:04 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

scheming daemons

(25,487 posts)
16. "The greatest gift a politician can have is the ability to pick their opponent"
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:07 PM
Feb 2020

Our enemy wants Sanders as their opponent.

Why should we giving them what they want?

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

walkingman

(7,722 posts)
13. It amazes me that on a Democratic forum we spend our time attacking our own candidates instead of
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:05 PM
Feb 2020

focusing on the real enemy which in case you've forgotten is the GOP and their master Donald Trump.

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

scheming daemons

(25,487 posts)
17. Didn't attack him. I post what the opponent said about him.
Sat Feb 8, 2020, 12:08 PM
Feb 2020

There's no attack anywhere in the OP.

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