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(10,948 posts)
Thu Feb 20, 2020, 12:09 AM Feb 2020

First of Three Challenges Met

Joe had a strong debate performance, sounded and looked presidential. Second challenge for Joe will be Nevada's results, and then onto South Carolina.

But tonight? Team Joe should be happy and proud. Joe Biden rose to the occasion!


Btw, I think Bloomberg was brought down to earth this evening. He may have more money than God but he has neither the presence nor delivery.

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First of Three Challenges Met (Original Post) peggysue2 Feb 2020 OP
Exactly. drray23 Feb 2020 #1
Joe was great tonight. And it was telling that almost no-one went after him. FailureToCommunicate Feb 2020 #2
Yes, Biden was great tonight. wisteria Feb 2020 #3
Yep. They were doing the "tried to revive his flagging campaign" thing and then gushed about emmaverybo Feb 2020 #4
Wasn't able to catch the debate blue-wave Feb 2020 #5
Biden is the only viable one of the bunch disndat Feb 2020 #6
Yes he did...Joe was great! cheezmaka Feb 2020 #7
Sanders campaign surged disndat Feb 2020 #8
I always wondered about that instantaneous surge. wisteria Feb 2020 #9


(7,662 posts)
1. Exactly.
Thu Feb 20, 2020, 12:11 AM
Feb 2020

Joe is going to get back the support in the polls that Bloomberg had siphoned from him the past few weeks.
I am convinced he is going to do well in Nevada. Unions are pissed at Bernie.


(14,087 posts)
2. Joe was great tonight. And it was telling that almost no-one went after him.
Thu Feb 20, 2020, 12:37 AM
Feb 2020

He stayed above the fray, in a way that just exuded presidential demeanor.

It was a wild night. Lot's of blows landed.
Seeing the mystery guy, Bloomberg, crash and burn like the Hindenburg, was a sight!



(19,581 posts)
3. Yes, Biden was great tonight.
Thu Feb 20, 2020, 01:00 AM
Feb 2020

But, I worry about the press just ignoring it, because it wasn’t the headline they want to write.


(8,146 posts)
4. Yep. They were doing the "tried to revive his flagging campaign" thing and then gushed about
Thu Feb 20, 2020, 02:42 AM
Feb 2020

anyone but Joe. But he was ahead despite them and still leads in swing states, still has a good chance in Nevada for strong showing. Be nice if some moderates with zero chance for nomination,
much less GE would move over now.

Joe was strong! He knew when to get his jabs in and when to stay out of the slug-fest.


(4,423 posts)
5. Wasn't able to catch the debate
Thu Feb 20, 2020, 03:46 AM
Feb 2020

I had to work late, but nice to hear the feedback! I'm with Joe through thick and thin, all the way!


(1,887 posts)
6. Biden is the only viable one of the bunch
Thu Feb 20, 2020, 04:37 PM
Feb 2020

Buttigieg once suggested that Sanders was getting "dark money." when Sanders got a sudden
enormous sums of cash. The source of that money must believe Sanders must be the easiest
for Trump to defeat. No one has question how Sanders plan to get the $32 trillion what financial
analysts determined that E. Warren needed to carry through similar, "medicare for all, free college tuition's" plans.


(1,887 posts)
8. Sanders campaign surged
Fri Feb 21, 2020, 02:27 PM
Feb 2020

after the Iowa Caucus. Buttigeig reported that the Sanders campaign was getting "dark money."
Today's NYT report on Russian efforts to undermine the Democratic primaries and the Russian support
of Sanders against Hillary in the 2016 primaries, seem to enforce the link.

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