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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 23, 2019, 01:06 AM

15. Just over 100 days to Iowa

 

New Hampshire is the following week.

Conventional wisdom would have suggested that a younger Dem (traditionally, younger Dems do well - JFK, Carter, Bill Clinton, Obama) like Harris, O'Rourke, or Booker would be leading the field. That hasn't come to pass.

To me, if there is a wild card, it's Mayor Pete. Young, incredibly well-spoken, and a vet. Currently, he polls pretty well in Iowa. However, if he emerges, we will need to brace for -- I can't think of a word negative enough - a disgusting/despicable homophobic smear campaign on several fronts (largely driven by winger social media) and (more relevant) having to sell voters on the leap from Mayor of a relatively small Midwestern city to President.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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