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maxrandb

(15,431 posts)
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 04:41 PM Nov 2023

Even when Democrats win, they lose.

That is the obvious media ploy, every "effing" time.

Tuned into MSNBC for a bit, and one of their spokesmodels was talking about the Virginia election results.

As a reminder, rich Retrumplicans pumped a shit-ton of money into Virginia. After the state had lost their minds in 2021 and elected 3 fascists to their 3 highest statewide offices, MAGAts controlled Gov, Lt. Gov, AG and the State House. Dems controlled the Senate.

Thanks to the Dems holding the Senate, Virginia was prevented from becoming Eastern Alabama.

Glen Youngkin was going to put on his Mr. Rogers garb and march out of this election with control of the entire state.

Well, instead of that plan, Dems held the Senate, took the House, swept Moms-for-liberty School Board candidates out like yesterdays trash, and sent the Assholes with Casseroles running off to Newsmax with their tales between their legs.

The MSNBC dude just couldn't resist pointing out that "had just a couple thousand votes in a few races went the other way, the Rs would have won", so "Dems know they shouldn't celebrate too much".

Well, like my dad used to say; "If, dog, rabbit", and I would say; "what does that mean?", and then my dad would say; "if the dog hadn't stopped to take a leak, he'd have caught the rabbit"....

I will bet my left-nut that had the MAGAts been successful, there would have been no discussion about how a "few votes could have changed it". The media would have depicted Youngkin as the second coming of Christ.

It's really hard for me to understand. The media needs to know that they will be the first ones marched off to the gulag if these Dipshits win.

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Even when Democrats win, they lose. (Original Post) maxrandb Nov 2023 OP
And they love to point out we lost in Mississippi. Lunabell Nov 2023 #1
First of all, fuck Tate Reeves. Initech Nov 2023 #2
If I can clarify for myself underpants Nov 2023 #4
Yeah that's why I said they're a lost cause. Initech Nov 2023 #6
Democrats win with majority rule by voting. GreenWave Nov 2023 #3
I saw that same BS from Bill Kristol on Twitter yesterday underpants Nov 2023 #5
A couple thousand votes in a few of those districts lees1975 Nov 2023 #7
I hear ya... Moostache Nov 2023 #8
Turn the fascist pricks off and vote. Period. onecaliberal Nov 2023 #9
This reminds me of "the mandate" canard kwolf68 Nov 2023 #10
Yup senseandsensibility Nov 2023 #12
Over 90% of the US media is owned by nakocal Nov 2023 #11
Duh.. Mr Obvious. ,, I Cancelled all m$m in Nov 2002,,, Just had my Cha Nov 2023 #13
6131 less votes for the R in MS equals a runoff scipan Nov 2023 #14

Lunabell

(6,146 posts)
1. And they love to point out we lost in Mississippi.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 04:46 PM
Nov 2023

But, did Presley offer anything different for the voters? He's anti-abortion and THAT is why he lost. Two anti-abortion candidates, you aren't going to vote for tge new guy.

Initech

(100,166 posts)
2. First of all, fuck Tate Reeves.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 04:50 PM
Nov 2023

Second, Mississippi is pretty much a lost cause for the time being. Fox and AM radio are too powerful there. Dems should be focusing on states we could actually have a chance at flipping.

GreenWave

(6,855 posts)
3. Democrats win with majority rule by voting.
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 04:51 PM
Nov 2023

Repugs "win" by gerrymandering, "Mitch McConnelling" the Supreme Court. Etc.

underpants

(183,136 posts)
5. I saw that same BS from Bill Kristol on Twitter yesterday
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 04:55 PM
Nov 2023

Well guess what, when the clock reads zero you look at the scoreboard and that’s it. Bad call? Bad bounce? Tough. It’s a W or an L.

You know if Youngkin was really so great he’d have gotten THEM the few more votes but he didn’t. Ball game!

lees1975

(3,957 posts)
7. A couple thousand votes in a few of those districts
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 04:58 PM
Nov 2023

is 10% of the vote. That would qualify as a landslide.

When my next door neighbor in Pennsylvania ran for mayor of our town a few years ago, and came back from the precinct meeting where they counted the votes and announced the winner, I asked him how he did.

"Well, it was close. I only won by 25 votes." A total of 32 people voted.

Moostache

(9,897 posts)
8. I hear ya...
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 06:37 PM
Nov 2023

This quote:

The MSNBC dude just couldn't resist pointing out that "had just a couple thousand votes in a few races went the other way, the Rs would have won", so "Dems know they shouldn't celebrate too much".


Got me in the feels...
I say FUCK THAT! Spike the ball. Do 10 minute victory dance for the camera and then write Op=Ed pieces that predict the doom of the Republican Party and recommend good books for the to take with them off the island because the public CLEARLY and DECISIVELY (even if it was by a single goddamn vote) have spoken.

kwolf68

(7,365 posts)
10. This reminds me of "the mandate" canard
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 07:32 PM
Nov 2023

I remember MANY times when Republicans win it's mandate mandate mandate mandate mandate mandate forever. When Dems win it's DO THEY have a mandate? Then we bring on people to explain why a Blue Wave really means nothing. We need legitimate news media in this nation again.

nakocal

(559 posts)
11. Over 90% of the US media is owned by
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 07:37 PM
Nov 2023

just six right to very far right companies. They only care about profit for the upper echelon of manager and do not give a fuck about the country.

scipan

(2,368 posts)
14. 6131 less votes for the R in MS equals a runoff
Thu Nov 9, 2023, 07:59 PM
Nov 2023

And so many black precincts kept running out of ballots.

Seems like they should turn their attention to that.

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