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Mon Apr 29, 2019, 03:28 PM

 

Shed a few tears, won't you, for Wall Street financiers who can't figure out the primary

"Wall Street Democrats Are Absolutely Freaking Out About Their 2020 Candidates"

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/amp/2019/04/wall-street-democrats-2020-candidates.html?__twitter_impression=true

“There’s tremendous fear,” said one banker who was there. The candidates who had long cultivated relationships with Wall Street — such as Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand — were struggling to gain traction and had grown more hostile to finance as their party had, too. Joe Biden, leading in early polls, had a comforting history in the Obama White House and a reputation as an Establishment Democrat but had never, until a few months ago, maintained any meaningful relationship with Wall Street, hadn’t even announced his candidacy yet, and struck many bankers as a dubious bet to beat Donald Trump. Nearly everyone else in the field, the financiers felt, was being pulled leftward by Bernie Sanders (the preposterously well-funded contender they considered too crazy to even imagine in the White House) and Elizabeth Warren (less crazy, Democrats on Wall Street think, and way more competent). “She would torture them,” one banker told me. “Warren strikes fear in their hearts,” explained a New York executive close to banking leaders from both parties — so much fear that such investors often speak of the U.S. senator from Massachusetts, a former law professor and consumer advocate, as a co-front-runner with Sanders. “How do we come up with an alternative?” asked one person at the dinner.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Elizabeth Warren

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Response to ProfessorPlum (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2019, 03:40 PM

1. Pass.

 

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

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Response to ProfessorPlum (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2019, 06:52 PM

2. There is an element of that article that is a bit of a stretch,

 

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

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Response to ProfessorPlum (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2019, 06:55 PM

3. And now for a musical interlude

 





Thanks for the thread ProfessorPlum.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Bernie Sanders

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Response to ProfessorPlum (Original post)

Mon Apr 29, 2019, 07:21 PM

4. Aww, the poor little billionaires.

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
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Elizabeth Warren

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