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Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:31 PM

 

Down-ballot is at risk with Bernie. We will lose the House.

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

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Reply Down-ballot is at risk with Bernie. We will lose the House. (Original post)
EveHammond13 Feb 19 OP
Poeraria Feb 19 #1
totodeinhere Feb 19 #3
W_HAMILTON Feb 19 #6
totodeinhere Feb 19 #12
W_HAMILTON Feb 19 #14
TwilightZone Feb 19 #36
apcalc Feb 19 #30
apcalc Feb 19 #31
jimfields33 Feb 19 #32
totodeinhere Feb 19 #2
Poeraria Feb 19 #5
totodeinhere Feb 19 #13
bdamomma Feb 19 #34
Desert grandma Feb 19 #22
totodeinhere Feb 19 #26
Butterflylady Feb 19 #27
Name removed Feb 19 #4
Poeraria Feb 19 #7
totodeinhere Feb 19 #15
Poeraria Feb 19 #21
totodeinhere Feb 19 #25
CalFione Feb 19 #10
totodeinhere Feb 19 #18
CalFione Feb 19 #19
totodeinhere Feb 19 #23
Butterflylady Feb 19 #29
LonePirate Feb 19 #8
walkingman Feb 19 #9
nobuddy Feb 19 #11
evertonfc Feb 19 #16
doxyluv13 Feb 19 #17
tiredtoo Feb 19 #20
Boulevardier Feb 19 #24
lees1975 Feb 19 #28
Under The Radar Feb 19 #33
bearsfootball516 Feb 19 #35
Cha Feb 19 #37
Gothmog Feb 19 #38

Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:32 PM

1. Bernie supporters don't care.

 

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

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Response to Poeraria (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:33 PM

3. It's not that we don't care. It's that we don't believe it. n/t

 

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primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:35 PM

6. How many Sanders-endorsed people won swing districts in 2018?

 

It's not that Sanders people don't believe it -- it's that they are actively ignoring all the evidence out there that prove them wrong.
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Response to W_HAMILTON (Reply #6)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:39 PM

12. You can't compare a midterm election with a presidential election.

 

The dynamic are entirely different.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #12)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:43 PM

14. Oh bullshit.

 

Like I said, Sanders people just ignore reality.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #12)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 06:07 PM

36. The midterms are a better indicator of where we are than the 2016 election.

 

A lot has happened since 2016 and the dynamic has changed significantly. The midterms are a better snapshot of where the country is now politically than the 2016 election is.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:11 PM

30. Too bad...

 

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

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Response to apcalc (Reply #30)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:12 PM

31. I believe we will be dead in the water.

 

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primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:16 PM

32. +1

 

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

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:32 PM

2. I think it would be much worse if we nominate Bloomberg.

 

It seems like almost every day something else comes out about him.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:35 PM

5. Obama was a wise man who chose a VP who could fill the chair if need be.

 

Our original front runner was our best hope.
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Response to Poeraria (Reply #5)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:42 PM

13. I would enthusiastically support Joe is he gets the nomination.

 

And I think almost everybody else would too. But Bloomberg would tear the party apart and assure us of four more years of Trump.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #13)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:20 PM

34. you wonder

 

if this was pre-mediated plan to get tRump re-elected by Bloomberg throwing his hat in.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:58 PM

22. We have not even heard what will be thrown at Bernie.

 

The GOP and their PAC's will be brutal attacking him as a "socialist", someone who will take away their health care, someone who will give away the store, while raising taxes on everyone. And, it does not matter if they are telling the truth. They do not care, just like the Liar in Chief. Bernie is perceived to be the weakest Democratic nominee. The Republicans are hoping that he wins the nomination. I would bet that Putin is too.
I hope we nominate someone with broad appeal like Biden. We have to keep the House and hopefully get the Senate too. This is not a normal election. Our sole focus should be on getting 45 out of the White House. I wish Bernie had that kind of appeal, but I really do not think he does. Many older voters that I know find his talk about "revolution" too fanatical, and will not vote for him. Older voters are a reliable voting block, and they WILL vote for a more centrist candidate.
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Response to Desert grandma (Reply #22)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:04 PM

26. They will be brutal no matter whom we nominate. Remember the crap they used against President Obama?

 

Yes they will try to throw the book at Bernie or Joe or anyone else. But Bernie can take care of himself and he won't take any crap/
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:08 PM

27. Bloomberg has the money to make it a level playing field.

 

At this point everybody wants desperately to remove trump that it doesn't matter what else comes out.
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Response to Name removed (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:36 PM

7. Ignorance is bliss.

 

Sorry Justice Ginsburg, your sacrifice and patience is wasted.
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Response to Poeraria (Reply #7)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:44 PM

15. The Senate confirms SCOTUS justices, not the House.

 

Of course we still want to keep control of the House, but that will have no bearing on the Court.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #15)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:52 PM

21. Down ballot is down ballot.

 

We will lose on every level if we nominate the one candidate that Trump is eager, and able, to trounce.
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Response to Poeraria (Reply #21)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:01 PM

25. Most swing state polls I have seen have Bernie beating Trump. n/t

 

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Response to Name removed (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:38 PM

10. 39 of the 41 seats we flipped in 2018 were in very purple districts

 


And they were won because of moderate candidates that the electorate in those districts could be comfortable with.


With Bernie on the top of the ticket.... ALL of those freshman seats are at risk to go back over to the GOP.


The AOCs of the world didn't flip any red seats - they only won in deep blue districts.


The House majority is at major risk if Bernie is at the top.
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Response to CalFione (Reply #10)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:48 PM

18. Even if true, which I doubt, I suspect that it would be even worse with Bloomberg at the top of the

 

ticket. I'm afraid that a lot of voters from the party's left wing would stay home if we nominate Stop and Frisk Mike. We would lose at all levels if Mike gets the nod. Without our base we are lost. So if you are uncomfortable with Bernie I would suggest getting behind Joe Biden.
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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #18)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:50 PM

19. Let me give you a visual representation of where I stand

 

1. Amy
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Infinity: Trump
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Response to CalFione (Reply #19)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:00 PM

23. I'm glad that Bloomberg is near the bottom of your list. n/t

 

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Undecided

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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #23)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:10 PM

29. He's below Bloomberg.

 

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:37 PM

8. There is no evidence whatsoever that suggests or supports this highly dubious claim.

 

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:37 PM

9. Quit worrying about Bernie and vote for who you like - none of us know who our nominee will be.

 

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:39 PM

11. Source?

 

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:45 PM

16. We lose the WH and many House seats.

 

It won't be a close election electorally. If we ran a Democrat instead of a Democratic socialist- we could compete in the South.
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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:46 PM

17. I don't think so and your assertion doesn't persuade.

 

Evidence?
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Bernie Sanders

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 04:52 PM

20. Or we could elect bloomberg and lose the country. NT

 

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:01 PM

24. Everyone's entitled to an opinion.

 

Even one they don't bother to support with any argumentation or facts.
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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:10 PM

28. I don't think so

 

This isn't just about one campaign for president. The Democrats have organizations and networks in place now that didn't exist in 2010, or even 2016. We've picked up over 500 state house seats, nine governorships and flipped 40 house seats in a mid-term election. This isn't just going to evaporate. Yeah, turnout among the trumpies will be high but the networks need to be energized and activated and I think every candidate running at the moment is capable of doing that.

I think, no matter who is on the ballot, not only do we pick up another 20 house seats but we get the senate seats in Arizona, Maine, Colorado, Iowa and North Carolina and with a fight, we keep Alabama.
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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:16 PM

33. I tend to agree

 

Bernie has his loyal followers but fails to pull in moderates and independents.
We also need some votes from the bikers, police and military in order to take the Senate
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Response to Under The Radar (Reply #33)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 05:32 PM

35. He's actually polling better with independents than anyone else.

 


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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 07:51 PM

37. KR!

 

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Response to EveHammond13 (Original post)

Wed Feb 19, 2020, 07:57 PM

38. I would hate to see Speaker Kevin McCarthy

 

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