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Response to Celerity (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 5, 2021, 09:21 AM

17. Manchin is the Lieberman of this era.

Manchin endorsed Susan Collins, which IMO indicates by such an action he's not that concerned which party controls the Senate, just about the power of his 'problem solvers' caucus and the power they wield in the middle of negotiations.

Lowering the income to qualify for the stimulus check is something the GOP would love as it would only serve to divide our base, which is heavily urban and suburban, where salaries can be higher but cost of living is much higher as well. Biden only won the swing states because he overperformed in urban/suburban areas - not because he did much better than Hillary in the rurals - which have been trending redder and redder towards the Trump direction.

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