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Response to Tom Rinaldo (Reply #50)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 01:48 PM

56. I was in D.C. for the Women's March

I've lived there or close by for most of my life and I attend major rallies pretty regularly. I've never seen that many people in D.C. for anything, and I attended the Million Man March.

Think about what motivated that outpouring of humanity into the streets that day, besides the support for emerging and existing avenues of power and influence for women.

It was opposition to Trump. I daresay, you can't generate that kind of outpouring of support for policy alone, no matter who's advocating it. We need to capitalize on that negative feeling folks have about the republican party, and Trump has been more than obliging in presenting the worst of that. We should remind voters that Trump = republicans and nationalize the elections.

Remember, midterm voters are more motivated to vote against something or someone, than they're inclined to show up at the polls to register satisfaction or approval, especially if their party is already in power. There's a potential for a historically strong 'anti' vote in the upcoming election, and Dems hold the strongest opposition card with Dem voters anxious for another crack at reversing their 2016 losses.

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