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Undecided 36%
Elizabeth Warren22%
Joe Biden13%
Bernie Sanders8%
Kamala Harris8%

Response to Uncle Joe (Original post)

Thu Aug 15, 2019, 09:34 AM

75. "Some people say that maybe if the system wasn't

 

rigged against me, I would've beat Trump." This was Sanders' response to Kasey Hunt's second attempt to get an answer to, "If If it's clear you aren't going to be the nominee, will you concede before the convention?"

"Some people..."

The question was asked because he once withheld his support long after we had a clear, indisputable winner.

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/06/bernie-sanders-2016-rigged-wont-pledge-support-winner.html

By any normal understanding of "rigged," which implies corrupt action, the primary was not rigged against him. In fact, the DNC helped him tremendously by putting him on the stage -- to speak to the interests of those Democrats who'd been inspired by Warren and interested in him as a replacement -- and clearing the way for him by disqualifying 9 (nine) other candidates who would have kept him from standing out, all of whom were Democrats.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
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