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Wed Mar 9, 2016, 10:28 AM

Hillary looking to broaden her appeal

I guess this explains the sudden love for Bush's TARP and other corporatist policies (and probably explains why the arrow in her logo is red and points to the right) --

Now, Sanders has a difficult path to the nomination and no apparent eagerness to drop out. His top aides and supporters began making a new argument to justify the long slog: Its great for Clinton.

Its not an opinion necessarily shared in her circles. Clinton insiders are eager to begin recruiting to their cause Republicans turned off by the prospect of Donald Trump and the threat of Sanders sticking it out until June makes the general election pivot more difficult.


http://www.politico.com/story/2016/03/democratic-primaries-2016-bernie-sanders-hillary-clinton-220314#ixzz42Pq6DL6B


Emphasis added.

At this rate come November we'll be lucky if there's even a letter D left to vote for in the general election.

And just how comfortable are the old-school Republicans with Hillary?

Fox News Bret Baier: Some Republicans Could Back Hillary Clinton Over Donald Trump


Listen, there are Republicans in Washington who are privately saying that already, the host tells The Wrap

Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier said its possible that some Republicans will vote for Hillary Clinton just to stop Donald Trump from taking over the party.

http://www.thewrap.com/fox-news-bret-baier-some-republicans-could-back-hillary-clinton-over-donald-trump/



Enjoy your victory via rigged delegate counts, Clinton-supporters, you deserve it.

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Reply Hillary looking to broaden her appeal (Original post)
Nuclear Unicorn Mar 2016 OP
Red Oak Mar 2016 #1
PonyUp Mar 2016 #3
vi5 Mar 2016 #2
Downwinder Mar 2016 #4
earthside Mar 2016 #5
PassingFair Mar 2016 #6
cyberswede Mar 2016 #8
PassingFair Mar 2016 #9
cyberswede Mar 2016 #10
BillZBubb Mar 2016 #7
ibegurpard Mar 2016 #11
PassingFair Mar 2016 #12
vintx Mar 2016 #18
Jefferson23 Mar 2016 #13
BernieforPres2016 Mar 2016 #14
Jefferson23 Mar 2016 #15
Tierra_y_Libertad Mar 2016 #16
Nuclear Unicorn Mar 2016 #17

Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 10:35 AM

1. There are three candidates still running in the Democratic Primary

Sanders (D)

Clinton (R)

Clinton (D)



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Response to Red Oak (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 10:36 AM

3. Good one! n/t

 

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 10:35 AM

2. Broaden her appeal?

 

That's her problem she's tried to broaden her appeal so much that nobody actually knows what she actually stands for and what she's saying and doing just so that it appeals to a focus group tested mentality.

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 10:45 AM

4. Getting out of Trump's way will slow him down a whole lot?

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 10:50 AM

5. Whipsawed Hillary.

Swing to the right; swing to the left.

This is going to be interesting and maybe even fun.

So, before Michigan, Hillary wanted to "broaden her appeal" by moving even further to the right to preempt Trump in the general election and steal Repuglican votes from him.

But, to her surprise, the Democrats are done yet.
So, will she now have to reengage on the left to tie down renegade Sanders voters?

What is a girl do to?
(Colloquialism.)

I'll bet she has eyes as big a dinner plates all day today because this Sanders Michigan phenomenon is 2008 all over again and that just isn't supposed to happen.

Which Hillary will we all see now? Left Hillary or Goldwater Girl Hillary?

This really is the worst possible situation for Mrs. Clinton. Her being on every side of every issue for the past 30 years is going to make whichever direction she chooses look like one of pure political expediency -- which is exactly why people don think she is honest and trustworthy in the first place.

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 10:50 AM

6. How is she going to appropriate a new personality at this stage of her life?

The party went down the wrong street.

Time to back track!

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Response to PassingFair (Reply #6)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:07 AM

8. She's going to plan to be more spontaneous, silly.

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Response to cyberswede (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:20 AM

9. Once she learns how to fake sincerity....

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Response to PassingFair (Reply #9)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:21 AM

10. She's looking into it.

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:04 AM

7. Hillary has to do some quick evolving on issues now.

The red state, more conservative, primaries are mostly over. Hillary now has to morph into "progressive Hillary" for the blue states.

The problem for her in the blue states though is her Wall Street speech transcripts. Everyone knows she's hiding some very damaging comments. She can't be the tough on the big banks candidate she's now pretending to be. It is too absurd for anyone to take seriously.

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:28 AM

11. She can't

There is no enthusiasm for her outside of hardcore Democrats. Yes she still has the advantage in winning the Democratic primary but her chances in the general are slim barring a complete Republican Party meltdown...and no a Trump nomination is not a meltdown. He can get blue collar working class voters we should be getting but have lost due to dumping populist labor - friendly policy for big corporate money.
He's a fucking liar but these people are desperate for change Hillary can't and won't fight for.
Partisan Democrats need to wake the fuck up.

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Response to ibegurpard (Reply #11)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:30 AM

12. +1000 nt

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Response to ibegurpard (Reply #11)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 01:13 PM

18. +1

 

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:34 AM

13. I have said before, the elite investment class of the Republican Party are fine with Clinton.

I hear that in my state, they hate Cruz should he win and Trump they feel
is a loose cannon. The investment class does not fear Clinton...it's easy
to understand why.

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:44 AM

14. I think Hillary was already looking to the general election

when she gave that highly nuanced answer to the abortion question in Sunday night's debate.

She tried to mask her past advocacy for fracking on Sunday night, but will be championing that again as a way to appeal to Republicans if she wins the nomination.

The more she tries to thread the needle on issues to appeal to try to somehow appeal to both progressives (for the nomination) and moderate/conservatives (for the general election), the more everybody is reminded of how fundamentally dishonest the Clintons are.

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Response to BernieforPres2016 (Reply #14)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:46 AM

15. Her vulnerability is big there..shit policies and she is not trusted. n/t

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Response to Nuclear Unicorn (Original post)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 11:50 AM

16. She could emphasize all the times she's collaborated with the Republicans.

 

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Response to Tierra_y_Libertad (Reply #16)

Wed Mar 9, 2016, 01:11 PM

17. She's the candidate most qualified

to give up everything we believe in.

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