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Sun Mar 1, 2020, 08:31 PM

Trump, Not Sanders, Leads to Venezuela


Venezuela is what you are going to get if, as a party, the Democrats canít stop the bickering feud that is going on now and start showing that their sense of purpose is making sure Donald Trump doesnít get a second term. Because Venezuela is what you are going to get if he gets a second term. Did you see his disregard for the rule of law in the pardons and in his declaration that he is now the nationís chief ďlaw enforcement officer?Ē You can buy pardons in Venezuela. I guess you can do that in the US now.

This election belongs to the Democratic nominee. It is his, or hers, to lose. The groundwork has been laid for what I believe will be the icing on the cake that started back when Democrats, post-2016, seemed to wake up and started turning out to win elections at all levels in increasing margins. Alabama elected Doug Jones and that was a shocker. Gerrymandered congressional districts started looking like competitive battlegrounds in Georgia, North Carolina and Democrats picked off seats in Pennsylvania and Virginia. The mid-terms developed exactly as expected and since then, the streak has continued. State houses and governorships have flipped, and all of that has come about because Democrats are uniting anti-Trump voters and winning big.

Those state houses in particular are going to be important as the census results come in and the new lines for representative districts get drawn. Some states have to draw new lines, as Pennsylvania's courts did, because they lost law suits and there, since the legislature couldn't get it done, the courts had to. Others will do it because Democrats are now in charge.

Democrats need to get control of the "socialist" narrative and rhetoric. Really, I think Trump has damaged his own presidency beyond repair and the voters will dump him in November, regardless of who the nominee is, as long as they don't do something idiotic. Nevada and South Carolina showed Latino and African American voters anxious to end this nightmare. The possibility exists that there will be a brokered convention and so, with Sanders as one of the leading candidates, this narrative has to come under the control of the Democrats. That needs to start now.

I hadn't seen anything that approaches it from this blogger's angle. I think it's an apt analogy. We need to pull the plug on the hostility and focus all that energy on getting rid of Trump.

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Sun Mar 1, 2020, 08:36 PM

1. Is that some guy's blog? N/T

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #1)

Sun Mar 1, 2020, 09:02 PM

2. Yes

Could be some woman's blog.

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