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Response to dogman (Reply #17)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 07:55 AM

18. The opportunity for the democrats...

To control congress slips a little more through our fingers every day Bernie stays in the race.

There is some benefit to having more than one democratic candidate running for president, but that assumes they're both democrats, and it assumes that they have a plan. Bernie only has 'applause lines' and anyone who has followed politics for a couple of decades recognizes the difference between campaign trail promises and a plan.

What we have here is a movement embracing people who haven't been following politics, then they see a candidate who tells them what they want to hear so they support him. It's more like a pity party than a revolution.

Time that we spend explaining why Bernie isn't going to accomplish anything is time that would be better served forwarding the agenda for the democrats. Time that we could spend bragging about the record that democrats have compared to republicans. Particularly as it pertains to the working class.

It doesn't matter what minimum wage SHOULD be, as long as the republicans are controlling congress it's not gonna change.

The things that Bernie talks about needing fixed, need fixing, and if he gets the nomination I'll definitely vote for him. I just don't think he's our best bet moving forward.

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