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Response to Senator Tankerbell (Reply #36)

Fri Jul 24, 2015, 06:41 AM

72. She has more experience with this level of campaign.

She's made some major mistakes in the past and she's learned from them. She also has a huge staff with plenty of experienced and skilled advisors. None of this would make her a better president, only a better campaigner.

People listen to politicians to find out what's important to them. People of color are being killed at scary rates, so it makes sense that they want to hear in campaigns that the people they're voting for have racism as a top priority. Sanders has a great voting record and I think he figured that people could see that and know how he felt, but people didn't just want to hear about his voting record or civil rights record - they wanted to hear what his priorities were. The more a politican talks about an issue, the higher a priority it seems to be. I don't think he got that until very recently.

Sanders is talking about issues of racism more now though, and hopefully we'll see things change. This is the age of the internet, and public opinion can change quickly.

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