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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Response to JoeOtterbein (Original post)

Sat Feb 1, 2020, 02:27 AM

4. Reminds me of the past.


This is the same sky is falling from 2016. A story gets tossed up claiming that the DNC or some other group is being mean to Sanders and then when you read deeper the exact opposite is true.

Even proponents of the change acknowledge it is all but certain not to gain enough support to move past these initial conversations. But the talks reveal the extent of angst that many establishment Democrats are feeling on the eve of the Iowa caucuses.


Fowler said, “I think it would be not in good faith if those of us who lost that fight in committee would somehow regenerate that fight in a national convention.” If they did, he said it would result in “the most hellacious fight you’ve ever seen at the Democratic convention.”

Fowler declined to identify members participating in the conversations, and the DNC itself dismissed the idea.

"[DNC Chairman] Tom Perez fought tooth and nail to ensure our nominee would be chosen by pledged delegates, not automatic delegates,” David Bergstein, a DNC spokesman, said in an email. “The DNC passed these reforms unanimously. These rules make our party stronger and help ensure our eventual nominee has the full support of the party behind them."

Any overt attempt to block a candidate would break the party and give the election to the republicans. Only idiots don't know that.

On edit, I should say that salacious stories like this give a fig leaf for Sanders supporters to bolt the party and either not vote or vote third party.
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