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Chasstev365

(5,191 posts)
Sat Mar 5, 2016, 10:54 AM Mar 2016

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

The GOP is in shambles. There is ZERO substance to Donald Trump; he is a megalomaniac, who appeals to the lowest common denominator. Ted Cruz doesn't think there is a separation of church and state and Marco Rubio is a male version of Sarah Palin. There is no stalwart Republican waiting in the wings to ride in and save the party at the convention this summer. On the whole, the Republican Party has alienated Women, Hispanics, Africans Americans, Muslims, the LGTB community, and millions of people who have finally started to figure out that Republican polices have screwed them out of the American dream. I believe ANY Democrat would win a landslide in November 2016.

So why are Democrats settling for a centrist to Right, Republican-lite, with high negatives among voters in Hillary Clinton? The Democratic Party has a real chance to put in a genuine Liberal in the White House for the first time in 51 years, but oh no; we have to back a Pro Wall Street Corporatist because its the "safer" choice. I liken it to asking a safe date to the big dance and then finding out the one you really liked was available all along, but you were just too scare to make a bold move. COURAGE: VOTE FOR BERNIE SANDERS!

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A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity (Original Post) Chasstev365 Mar 2016 OP
Come on. You know the democratic party is famous for snatching defeat form victory's jaws PFunk1 Mar 2016 #1
your assumption is a false one ibegurpard Mar 2016 #2
You Think Bernie Sanders is Conservative?????? Chasstev365 Mar 2016 #3
No I think Hillary is ibegurpard Mar 2016 #5
Bernie doesnt have a diverse enough coalition to defeat Trump. JaneyVee Mar 2016 #4
Blue collar Democrats go to Trump ibegurpard Mar 2016 #6
I believe thrird wayers ( Hillary voters) have not had their olddots Mar 2016 #7

PFunk1

(185 posts)
1. Come on. You know the democratic party is famous for snatching defeat form victory's jaws
Sat Mar 5, 2016, 10:58 AM
Mar 2016

And it looks like there own their way of doing it again.

ibegurpard

(16,685 posts)
2. your assumption is a false one
Sat Mar 5, 2016, 11:00 AM
Mar 2016

The Democratic Party gave away our taxpayer dollars to insurance companies rather than giving us healthcare.
President Obama fights FOR corporate - favoring trade agreements and AGAINST public schools (as has his would-be successor Hillary Clinton)
Do those sound like the actions of what you consider liberals?
The party has been gutted and restocked with conservatives over the past 40 years.

ibegurpard

(16,685 posts)
6. Blue collar Democrats go to Trump
Sat Mar 5, 2016, 11:17 AM
Mar 2016

Republicans fall in line as they always do. African Americans and Latinos turn out for Hillary ( as they would for Bernie if he was the nominee ) everyone else is disgusted with their choices and may or may not vote.
Voila President Trump.
That's your Hillary scenario. She knows it too.

 

olddots

(10,237 posts)
7. I believe thrird wayers ( Hillary voters) have not had their
Sat Mar 5, 2016, 11:31 AM
Mar 2016

Comfort zone dismantled yet or they are in posistions to hide in clueless beliefe in a status quo that creates inequality to flourish .
To me democracy is about caring about all people , it is a dream that keeps us alive ,without it we perish .

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