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OrlandoDem2

(2,129 posts)
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 08:47 AM Feb 2019

I believe a Biden/Castro ticket would be formidable.

Biden could likely rebuild the midwestern Blue Wall and with Castro it would make TX very competitive. It would inspire Obama/Biden nostalgia but be a nod towards our multicultural future.

Biden wouldn’t cost us a Senate seat the way it would if Sherrod Brown were to win.

FWIW, I think either Brown or Biden wins the nomination if either jumps into the race. But if both are in, they likely split votes and the nomination goes to someone else - not that that’s a bad thing.

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I believe a Biden/Castro ticket would be formidable. (Original Post) OrlandoDem2 Feb 2019 OP
Agree! Was thinking Biden-Beto, but Biden-Castro Laura PourMeADrink Feb 2019 #1
Don't leave out the excellent women. greymattermom Feb 2019 #2
Several strong choices. In the end it'll be up to the primary voters. OrlandoDem2 Feb 2019 #5
Why would only Biden build the midwestern blue wall? doompatrol39 Feb 2019 #3
I just get the sense that Biden (or Brown) connects better. OrlandoDem2 Feb 2019 #6
Could it have anything to do doompatrol39 Feb 2019 #10
Needs an extra Chromosome aeromanKC Feb 2019 #4
At the end of the day it's up to the voters. I am not voting based on race or gender. OrlandoDem2 Feb 2019 #7
Agree, however... aeromanKC Feb 2019 #8
I like Warren/ Castro or Warren/ Booker, hut whathehell Feb 2019 #9
Biden and the, take Trump out behind the woodshed statement, makes him the front runner. sarcasmo Feb 2019 #11
I really like Joe Biden Gothmog Feb 2019 #12
 

Laura PourMeADrink

(42,770 posts)
1. Agree! Was thinking Biden-Beto, but Biden-Castro
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 08:52 AM
Feb 2019

Would work too. Too many great possibilities. Like Brown and Booker too.

 

doompatrol39

(428 posts)
3. Why would only Biden build the midwestern blue wall?
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 09:05 AM
Feb 2019

What economic position does he have that the rest of our candidates don't share?

OrlandoDem2

(2,129 posts)
6. I just get the sense that Biden (or Brown) connects better.
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 09:21 AM
Feb 2019

The others aren’t bad but I think they identify with the Blue Wall states the best.

 

doompatrol39

(428 posts)
10. Could it have anything to do
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 12:00 PM
Feb 2019

with the fact that they are middle aged white guys and the rest of the field thus far are women or people of color?

I mean don't get me wrong, if what you are saying is they would connect better because those areas are racist then I agree entirely. Bu 1) we should say that if that's what we mean, and 2) appealing to a group that may or may not vote for Democrats in the first place, could also depress other voting blocks that are more reliably democratic.

aeromanKC

(3,374 posts)
4. Needs an extra Chromosome
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 09:12 AM
Feb 2019

So many awesome tickets for the Dems available in 2020, but the ticket really does need an extra Chromosome. (Possibly 2!!)

Was Biden/Harris, but now could support a Harris/Booker ticket. But still really like Biden!!

OrlandoDem2

(2,129 posts)
7. At the end of the day it's up to the voters. I am not voting based on race or gender.
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 09:24 AM
Feb 2019

If a woman wins the nomination then fine, I’ll vote for her.

At the end of the day it’s all about the EC. If a woman can help a ticket win the EC then so be it. Again, she must appeal to the voters.

aeromanKC

(3,374 posts)
8. Agree, however...
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 09:42 AM
Feb 2019

Reading the tea leaves, the time is now for that glass ceiling to be broken. That ceiling is 0-3 so far, but 2020 will be the year. What happened last year in Alabama, and Georgia and across the country, tells us the time is NOW!!
However, with that being said, dang such great tickets like Biden/Booker, Biden/Beto Biden/Brown, and Biden/Kennedy for example. The Dem bench is DEEP!! (I didn't even mention Inslee, Bullock, Hickenlooper, Gillium, Landrieu, etc.etc.)

sarcasmo

(23,968 posts)
11. Biden and the, take Trump out behind the woodshed statement, makes him the front runner.
Sun Feb 3, 2019, 12:10 PM
Feb 2019


Tone matters against Trump, when he talks $hit during a debate, we need someone who will talk $hit back.
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