They have NOTHING on Hillary and the Democrats!
Spectacular convention! One of the greatest of my lifetime!!
They both are wealthy businessmen who appeal to Independents and Middle America. This coming from a Democrat is scoffed at. But this coming from an Independent is compelling and provocative. He destroyed #TraitorTrump tonight. Eviscerated him!
Listen to his speech again:
It's a scathing indictment! And it's more compelling coming from Bloomberg (a self-made man) who is well-positioned to speak on issues related to business and industry. And to reach Independents and maybe some corporate-leaning Republicans.
She introduced the only two living people.
Class act all the way around.
Thank you, Bernie!!
PHILADELPHIA ― Donald Trump bragged not long ago that he could shoot someone dead on New Yorks Fifth Avenue and his supporters would still love him.
The boast was meant to illustrate the loyalty of his fans. But if the Republican nominee truly wants to know how such a charge can affect a political career, he could just ask Hillary Clinton.
Murdering someone with a gun is just one of the things Clinton has been accused of over the years by her political opponents, who have attacked her for such things as profiting from insider information in the commodities market, enabling husband and former president Bill Clintons infidelities, and, more recently, mishandling the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.
A quarter-century of drama involving the former first lady brings her to a remarkable threshold: on the doorstep of becoming the first female American president, despite being seen as a villain by a sizable segment of the population.
Theres a narrative here, and its a real narrative, and she hasnt dealt with it at all, said David Winston, Republican pollster and former aide to Bill Clinton-era House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) The challenge for her is the things that have happened recently that are feeding into an existing storyline.
So ingrained is the anti-Hillary sentiment, crossing party and demographic lines, that even those too young to remember anything about Whitewater or Troopergate know its cool to dislike her - even though they may not be quite sure why.
A private person by nature, Clinton responded through the years by throwing up even more barriers against outsiders, her supporters say, culminating in the decision that led her to use a private email server to handle her official communications as secretary of state. A November 2011 email to her top confidante stated it best: I dont want any risk of the personal being accessible.
The article is worth the read at the link.
Because it's easier and more acceptable to shit on black folk and blame us for everything. Everyone just accepts it, shrugs, and moves on.
The opposite is true, and has been true for a very long time...
The Pragmatic Tradition of African American Voters:
Stop Bernie-Splaining to Black Voters:
Why Blacks Vote for Pragmatism:
African-Americans' Pragmatic Tendencies Carrying Over Into Voting Preferences:
We are neither dumb, suffer from "Stockholm Syndrome," nor uninformed. We are strategic and pragmatic voters...and get this...WE'VE ALWAYS BEEN!!!!
To my alerter: I AM NOT ACCUSING **ANYONE** AT DU OF BEING A RACIST. I am simply trying to prove a point about the traditional voting behavior and patterns of black Americans.
Whenever I hear someone assert that it doesn't matter if Bernie Sanders wins a state because HRC still has more pledged delegates, I cringe. IT DOES MATTER!
It matters because the Corporate Media continues to treat this guy with kid gloves.
It matters because it keeps the narrative going that HRC is unelectable and unlikable.
It matters because it keeps Trump's mouth running about how HRC can't "put Bernie away".
It matters because as long as Sanders' supporters believe that he has a chance, even when he doesn't, the less likely we are to come together; and Sanders will continue to make demands on the party and try to destroy it from within.
I understand that winning is about pledged delegates.
But as long as this guy wins by ANY metric, it keeps false narratives going and it allows him to make these demands.
It's time for all Democrats to come together. But the more he is perceived to have won anything or to have a chance at anything, it keeps the hatred going.
Hell, we can't even go to any DU forum outside of this one without the hate.
He can't win ANYTHING by ANY metric because it matters when he does.