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Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:09 PM

 

How come black leaders are now saying...

they're supporting Boomberg?

Congressional Black caucus spokesman, Gregory Meeks, was just on Chris Matthews saying this. Joy Reid has said this. Jason Johnson, political editor of The Root, has said this. They are reporting that PoC are moving to support Bloomberg.

Yet we DUers will feel we cannot "dirty" ourselves with Bloomberg; we hate billionaires and cannot accept Bloomberg's reasoning, apology, or offer of help.




Read what prognosticator Prof.
Rachel Bitecofer predicts (she got the last few elections right) if we go with MY former first choice, Bernie Sanders:
https://www.democraticunderground.com/1287506841


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Duppers Feb 2020 OP
Squinch Feb 2020 #1
mcar Feb 2020 #5
brush Feb 2020 #21
Squinch Feb 2020 #23
yardwork Feb 2020 #64
PunkinPi Feb 2020 #66
ismnotwasm Feb 2020 #24
DinahMoeHum Feb 2020 #29
applegrove Feb 2020 #35
PunkinPi Feb 2020 #68
berni_mccoy Feb 2020 #76
lynintenn Feb 2020 #2
Duppers Feb 2020 #6
bluewater Feb 2020 #3
Kaleva Feb 2020 #11
uponit7771 Feb 2020 #32
Blue_true Feb 2020 #41
Polly Hennessey Feb 2020 #4
Ferrets are Cool Feb 2020 #7
left-of-center2012 Feb 2020 #8
Perseus Feb 2020 #15
Duppers Feb 2020 #16
Amimnoch Feb 2020 #22
Squinch Feb 2020 #26
DinahMoeHum Feb 2020 #33
uponit7771 Feb 2020 #31
BlueIdaho Feb 2020 #37
brush Feb 2020 #57
BlueIdaho Feb 2020 #58
uponit7771 Feb 2020 #62
uponit7771 Feb 2020 #61
yardwork Feb 2020 #65
Blue_true Feb 2020 #43
uponit7771 Feb 2020 #63
Blue_true Feb 2020 #72
Blue_true Feb 2020 #42
RandySF Feb 2020 #9
Blue_true Feb 2020 #44
emmaverybo Feb 2020 #60
Blue_true Feb 2020 #73
emmaverybo Feb 2020 #78
Laelth Feb 2020 #10
Perseus Feb 2020 #14
Laelth Feb 2020 #18
cwydro Feb 2020 #20
rzemanfl Feb 2020 #27
Laelth Feb 2020 #28
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choie Feb 2020 #12
Duppers Feb 2020 #17
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:11 PM

1. Because black voters are generally a lot more pragmatic than DU.

 

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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:15 PM

5. Yep

 

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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:37 PM

21. Correct. We're canaries in the coal mine. Observe and do what we do.

 

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We know disaster when we sense it. And that would be another four years for trump. If Biden doesn't recover after SC, Bloomberg it is as he will have the best chance to beat the orange ogre.
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Response to brush (Reply #21)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:21 PM

23. Seriously, that is exactly what I plan to do this cycle. If it looks like black voters

 

will go for Bloomberg, I'm all in. If not, I'll watch and see who they do back.
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Response to brush (Reply #21)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 10:26 AM

64. This is exactly what I do.

 

African American voters save this country over and over again.
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Response to brush (Reply #21)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 10:45 AM

66. +1 nt

 

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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:24 PM

24. Yes...

 

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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:32 PM

29. +1000s

 

n/t
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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:47 PM

35. They know what this country could become if left to all the white men

 

with personailty disorders coagulating instead of real leadership at the top. A real leader should make each american better inside themselves and in their actions, not better off by debasing some 'other'. African Americans know what that movie looks like because it wasn't a movie for them. They've been in vulnerable positions to certain types of sadistic people over the last 5 centuries as sadists are attracked to those who are perceived to be in a weak position.
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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 11:02 AM

68. Absolutely, and not only pragmatic, well informed. As I mentioned in another post...

 

they don't necessarily have the luxury of voting on purity, especially when the goal is to rid the country of Trump.
(link: https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1287&pid=501022)
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Response to Squinch (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:41 PM

76. This.

 

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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:12 PM

2. It's about beating trump.

 

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Response to lynintenn (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:15 PM

6. And we need to fight in any way we can.

 

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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:13 PM

3. Are People of Color moving from Biden to support Bloomberg?

 

"They are reporting that PoC are moving to support Bloomberg."



Is that an actual trend?



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Response to bluewater (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:22 PM

11. Biden's support is dropping while Bloomberg's is growing

 

"The poll asked Democratic respondents and those who lean-Democratic for whom they would vote if the Democratic presidential primary were held that day. In the most recent iteration of the poll, 27 percent of African Americans who responded to this question answered that Biden would be their first choice. While that percentage revealed that Biden is still the top choice for black voters, it reflects a steep drop in support.

In the previous national Quinnipiac poll, whose results were released on January 28, a full 49 percent of black respondents said he would be their first choice to represent the Democrats in the general election against President Donald Trump. Thus, as Mitchell said, there was a 22 percent drop in support for Biden among African Americans in a month.

As Mitchell said, support for billionaire businessman and former New York Mayor Bloomberg among African Americans has increased sharply, from just 7 percent in January's Quinnipiac poll to 22 percent in the one released Tuesday. That puts Bloomberg—who has received criticism in the past for his stop-and-frisk policy, which some say unfairly targeted blacks—second in African American support behind Biden."

https://www.newsweek.com/nbc-news-correspondent-says-biden-beginning-have-that-feeling-loser-after-sinking-african-1486784
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Response to Kaleva (Reply #11)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:41 PM

32. One outlier poll does not make a trend and Bloomberg has not apologized

 

... for racial profiling just a tactic of stop-and-frisk
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Response to Kaleva (Reply #11)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:38 PM

41. If Biden doesn't do well in Nevada, he isn't going to get African Anerican support in

 

South Carolina. It is make or break time for him. I doubt that AA stay with him if he is clearly leaking fuel.
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:14 PM

4. I'm ok with Bloomberg, if he is our nominee.

 

He can take the tRump hits and punch
back where it hurts. Again, I will vote for our nominee no matter who it is.
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:15 PM

7. #1 DU is not representative of America

 

#2 They are probably seeing the same ads I am...the ones hitting orangeanus HARD. And they like that tactic.
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:19 PM

8. Bloomberg has repeatedly apologized for "Stop and Frisk"

 

Yet I see posts saying:

"He hasn't apologized often enough"

"He didn't apologize in the correct way"

Are we nominating a saint
or someone who can defeat Trump?




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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #8)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:26 PM

15. "Are we nominating a saint..." - Excellent, I am still laughing

 

Correct, we are at a crossroads where the main goal has become getting rid of all the rats in the administration.
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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #8)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:26 PM

16. Exactly, Left, exactly!

 

I've repeatedly said, my one objective is getting this lying, treasonous, p.o.s. out of our WH.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #8)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:43 PM

22. We're not picking a "spouse" we're picking a "bus".

 

Too damn many look at the candidate they support the same way they'd look for a spouse.. ticks off all the boxes, is the perfect compliment and fit to what they want.

That's a shit way to pick a candidate..

Look at it like you're picking a bus.. you pick the one that will actually get you to where you want to go.

Wish I could remember which comedian said this.. Would love to cite and give credit. So true. Think it may have been on Bill Maher.
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Response to Amimnoch (Reply #22)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:25 PM

26. That's a great analogy.

 

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Response to Amimnoch (Reply #22)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:45 PM

33. And if no bus takes you exactly and directly to where you want. . .

 

. . .then you choose the bus that will get you the closest to your destination.
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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #8)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:40 PM

31. Bloomberg has not apologized for racial profiling

 

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #31)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:01 PM

37. Let me suggest that's not a deal breaker.

 

I could be wrong (and I often am) but I’m willing to bet there are loads of Democrats, Independents, and even a few former Republicans that just aren't going to hold that against him - if he can beat Trump.
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Response to BlueIdaho (Reply #37)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:28 AM

57. Gouliani was the NYC mayor who started Stop and frisk, not Bloomberg.

 

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Response to brush (Reply #57)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:28 AM

58. THAT I did not know...

 

Thank You.
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Response to brush (Reply #57)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 10:05 AM

62. Bloomberg is the one who escalated it to 700,000 a year

 

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Response to BlueIdaho (Reply #37)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 10:04 AM

61. I'm black,, I would !!! wtf people. Racial profiling is so hurtful to communities

 

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #61)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 10:44 AM

65. I understand your feelings about this.

 

As a woman I feel discouraged that female candidates never seem to get enough support to win the presidency. We have thoughtful, intelligent, strong, decent women running for president and they're not winning a lot of support.

The goal is to defeat Trump. Bloomberg is a highly flawed individual, but if people feel he can defeat Trump they will support him.
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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #31)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:46 PM

43. If Black people are increasingly supporting him, who are you to say they are wrong?

 

They see things happening in their communities. If on balance they support Bloomberg, so it is.
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Response to Blue_true (Reply #43)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 10:08 AM

63. There is no aggregate of polls showing black people are supporting Bloomberg

 

There's one outlier poll that the MSM and Bloomberg are highlighting.

I am black I know black people don't support Bloomberg's take on racial profiling
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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #63)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:31 PM

72. Time will tell. nt

 

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #8)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:42 PM

42. Has Bernie apologized for his past gun votes?

 

Bernie has been in Congress for 30 years, in most of those years he was stoutly pro-gun and pro gun manufacturer. An average of 35,000 people died from gun violence. Has Bernie apologized to the families of people that would have loved lives had Bernie supported rational gun laws during most of his career in Washington?
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:19 PM

9. They want to win

 

And let’s be honest, our guy is not doing well right now.
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Response to RandySF (Reply #9)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:49 PM

44. I believe that if Biden doesn't win Nevada or finish close,

 

his AA suport in South Carolina is gone, likely to Bloomberg.
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Response to Blue_true (Reply #44)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 01:48 AM

60. Bloomberg has already cut into Biden's AA support in S.C.

 

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Response to emmaverybo (Reply #60)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:35 PM

73. I believe that if Joe does poorly in Nevada, all that support is gone.

 

I read an article about Joe's appearance on The View today, it was not a good write up. I contribute to Joe and will continue to do so as long as he stays in the race, but he seems to not be fully into this and I am concerned about that.
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Response to Blue_true (Reply #73)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:44 PM

78. There's a thread here with clips and the OP praised his and Jill's appearance. Does not surprise

 

me there’s a bad write-up of it.
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:21 PM

10. Beating Trump matters more than anything else--to ALL Democrats.

 

Some guy who's got $50+ billion and who is willing to spend it fighting the good fight is both impossible to ignore and hard to resist.

-Laelth
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Response to Laelth (Reply #10)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:24 PM

14. Very well said

 

100% with you. And I like the fact that yesterday he told trump that even if he is not in the ballot he is going to do everything in his power to take him out of office.
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Response to Perseus (Reply #14)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:31 PM

18. That's not the first time he has said it.

 

Nor will it be the last, and I love it every single time he says it. Love him or hate him, he's a serious fighter, and Democrats want that right now. And you know he gets under the skin of the Great Pumpkin. That is also delicious.

-Laelth
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Response to Laelth (Reply #18)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:36 PM

20. "The Great Pumpkin!"

 

I love it!
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Response to Laelth (Reply #18)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:31 PM

27. I think he prefers "The All Powerful Great Pumpkin." n/t

 

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Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:32 PM

28. Yes. I suspect he does. n/t

 



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Response to Laelth (Reply #10)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:42 PM

77. Yep! Agreed.

 

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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:22 PM

12. and where do they get that info from?

 

n/t
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Response to choie (Reply #12)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:28 PM

17. Write to them and ask.

 

They're on Twitter.

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Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:23 PM

13. I am a DUer and I don't hate billionaires, I actually don't hate anyone

 

Bloomberg is a self-made billionaire, I admire that. Mark Cuban is a self-made billionaire, why would that not be admired?

trump is not a billionaire, he is just a bag of crap, a horrible person, but even if he was a billionaire I would not associate my dislike for him to his money. I think that once the con is out of office that whatever money he owes will bring him to total ruin.

Anyway, I feel that many groups are in for the WIN, and they are not vetting very carefully who they support, it seems to be more now who they feel can beat the creature and throw him our of office.
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Response to Perseus (Reply #13)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:35 PM

30. You don't hate Drumpf? Moscow Mitch? Barr?

 

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Response to rzemanfl (Reply #30)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:23 AM

55. Would you say that you have a PLETHORA? (nt)

 

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #55)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 11:13 AM

69. Yes, a shitload. n/t

 

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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 09:34 PM

19. It really doesn't matter what we think here.

 

I know many here like to think we’re super important, but no.
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Response to cwydro (Reply #19)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 08:28 PM

82. IMO we do reflect the general consensus of Dems nationwide though.

 

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Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:24 PM

25. How come some of his constituents are disgusted by his endorsement?

 


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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:46 PM

34. Please. That'll change...

 

as soon as they learn about his record and horrible things he did to our community.
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Response to Stellar (Reply #34)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:55 PM

45. What about Sabders' history of pro-gun votes?

 

Over 1 million people have died during Sanders 30 years in Washington. Gun violence takes a horrid toll in a lot of Black communities. Why do you think Bloomberg trying to prevent that violence is worst than Sanders effectively voting to make it possible?
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 10:54 PM

36. Black people are far more sensitive to the real threat

 

They have grown up with a constant awareness of the evil that lurks in the darkness. The light is exposing that darkness and it is gaining strength.
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Response to randr (Reply #36)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:58 PM

46. Plus, they are more prone than the White liberals that are bashing

 

Bloomberg to be victims of gun violence. It is simply a pragmatic choice for them, they are willing to ignore some things to prevent a greater evil.
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Response to Blue_true (Reply #46)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:00 AM

47. But why are they so convinced Bloomberg can win? Just because he

 

has tons of money?
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Response to OliverQ (Reply #47)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:08 AM

50. I believe that there are several underlying reasons.

 

First, Bloomberg completely strips the claim of success from Trump. Bloomberg is a true self-made billionaire, Trump is a liar about his wealth.

Second, Bloomberg is a highly experienced financier that started up the top finance news source in the world. He can call bullshit on Trump's claims about the economy and have people set up and listen.

Third, Bloomberg has shown that he is willing to take the gloves off to contest Trump and other republicans running for office.

Lastly, Bloomberg has political experience and got things done in a very tough, diverse city of 8 million people, so Blacks can anticipate that he will be more up for the job of President than Trump has shown he is.
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Response to Blue_true (Reply #50)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:11 AM

52. Interesting argument.

 

I still hate the idea of him buying this entire election, but I hate Trump more. I'm just worried voter turnout will plummet with someone like him as the candidate. We can say goodbye to the 18-35 yeah old vote imo.
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Response to OliverQ (Reply #52)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:16 AM

53. The youth vote has never been there in a General.

 

I am more worried about the African Anerican vote. If that vote in enthusiastic for Bloomberg, we are in good shape up and down the ticket. The AA vote underperformed for Hillary in key states like Florida, Michigan and Pennsylvania, it was not the lack of youth vote that caused Hillary to lose those states, it was lack of AA vote in the big cities.
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Response to Blue_true (Reply #53)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:25 PM

70. The youth vote was there in 2018. They were the largest voting block.

 

Millions of new young people have become eligible to vote since 2018 and they're angry.
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Response to OliverQ (Reply #70)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:30 PM

71. African Americans turned out in 2018. You seem to keep trying to dismiss the most

 

important part of the Democratic Party voting base. When African Anericans turn out, we win, when they don't we lose, simple as that.
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Response to Blue_true (Reply #71)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:36 PM

74. Bernie has high African American support.

 

He won the Iowa minority vote by 30 points and he polls 2nd best in South Carolina. He's also #1 with Latinos which is becoming one of the largest voting blocks.
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Response to OliverQ (Reply #47)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:19 AM

54. Bc in a few short weeks he has catapulted to 12%. He has a massive machine

 

And I think he will be a big contender. But having loads of $$$$ clearly doesn't hurt, either
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:20 PM

38. Jason Johnson doesn't even represent all of The Root

 

Let alone all black people.

https://www.theroot.com/i-cant-believe-black-people-might-actually-vote-for-mic-1841611802

He gets called out a few times in the comments too, lol.
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Response to Cal Carpenter (Reply #38)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:26 PM

39. He did not say ALL black people.

 

Now did he?

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Wed Feb 12, 2020, 11:30 PM

40. More twitter reactions regarding these endorsements...

 


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Response to Skya Rhen (Reply #40)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:00 AM

48. Gregory Meeks is huge. He is from the NYC area and saw Bloomberg

 

govern up close.
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Response to Blue_true (Reply #48)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:08 AM

49. So he knows better but doesn't care. I guess we are all flawed human beings capable of turning a

 

blind eye for selfish purposes.

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Response to Skya Rhen (Reply #49)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:10 AM

51. Or he knows the full details of what took place there and WHY. nt

 

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Response to Blue_true (Reply #51)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 01:40 AM

59. Bloomberg told us why himself. Because of a racist view of crime. Because of utterly distorted

 

thinking, skewing statistics, stereotyping black and Latino males as ALL potentially murderers, because of a direct line from the days of slavery and then of Jim Crow laws to his failed policy, which denied hundreds of thousands of people civil liberties enshrined in our laws based purely on their race. He has told us WHY.

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Response to emmaverybo (Reply #59)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:37 PM

75. Gregory Meeks is not a yes man. I will wait until he explains why he came out

 

to support Bloomberg.
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Response to Skya Rhen (Reply #49)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 10:45 AM

67. It's selfish to defeat Trump?

 

I don't understand your post.
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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 12:24 AM

56. I think plenty of posters on this site do or will support him.

 

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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 03:48 PM

79. Sorry, I don't buy it

 

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Response to Duppers (Original post)

Thu Feb 13, 2020, 04:16 PM

80. London Breed, San Francisco's black female mayor,

 

has endorsed Bloomberg for president citing his “track record of what he’s done as New York City mayor and what he’s done afterward has been significant", and “He has the ability to beat Donald Trump this November, and that is of the most concern to me.”
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