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Tue May 31, 2016, 04:38 PM

"She’s not going to change anything because she’s part of the people in power"

BUENA PARK, Calif. — Rallying hundreds of service workers who are struggling to get by, Hillary Clinton tried here last week to empathize with their frustrations and promised to deliver change.

But not everyone at Clinton’s Southern California rally saw the Democratic presidential front-runner as a credible change agent. Aguesin Garcia, a 47-year-old father of six who stocks grocery shelves for a living, shook his head as he watched her campaign.

“She’s not going to change anything because she’s part of the people in power,” Garcia said. “She’s not part of us. It’s as simple as that.”

That sentiment encapsulates one of Clinton’s biggest vulnerabilities in a general election against Republican Donald Trump that she otherwise is well positioned to win. Polls show a large majority of voters believe that the country is going in the wrong direction and that the political system is dysfunctional. They are hungry for change — and they see Trump as most likely to deliver it.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/clintons-challenge-become-a-change-agent-in-a-year-shaped-by-voter-fury/2016/05/30/73c7bca8-23ae-11e6-8690-f14ca9de2972_story.html

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Reply "She’s not going to change anything because she’s part of the people in power" (Original post)
Miles Archer May 2016 OP
tonyt53 May 2016 #1
Ash_F May 2016 #6
treestar May 2016 #2
Dem2 May 2016 #3
Schema Thing May 2016 #4
Dem2 May 2016 #5
PowerToThePeople Jun 2016 #11
Hydra May 2016 #8
Doctor_J May 2016 #7
aikoaiko May 2016 #9
EndElectoral May 2016 #10

Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue May 31, 2016, 04:40 PM

1. She was also in Detroit early last week receiving the endorsement of the SEIU.

 

She has also received the endorsement of most major labor unions. Oh, and the building trades unions plan on having a strong presence in Philly during the convention, just in case some people want to push things.

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Response to tonyt53 (Reply #1)

Tue May 31, 2016, 05:10 PM

6. I don't think she won one Union that actually had a democratic vote.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue May 31, 2016, 04:42 PM

2. Absurd

So is anyone. They are always "part of us" because they are American citizens. If you don't like anyone who has ever been elected to office you are too cynical to please.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue May 31, 2016, 04:56 PM

3. She's a non-government employee civilian as am I

Me so powerful! Yeah!

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Response to Dem2 (Reply #3)

Tue May 31, 2016, 05:00 PM

4. She's a 100+millionaire member of the Oligarchy. She and her husband have made nothing


and sold nothing in their non-existent business careers, except political connections - to reach that upper position in said Oligarchy.

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Response to Schema Thing (Reply #4)

Tue May 31, 2016, 05:03 PM

5. You forgot: Oligarch Third Way DLC Corporatist Triangulation corporate shill bankster warmonger

Your post is nonsense.

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Response to Dem2 (Reply #5)

Wed Jun 1, 2016, 12:31 AM

11. Nailed it!

 

Except the "your post is nonsense" part. Else, you have described HRC to a tee.

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Response to Schema Thing (Reply #4)

Tue May 31, 2016, 11:35 PM

8. Couldn't have summed it up better n/t

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue May 31, 2016, 05:16 PM

7. The only change she'll facilitate is more conservatism. Way more.

 

More war in the middle east, more coups in this hemisphere, more profitization of essentials, and less regulation (laws) for wall street and transnationals.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue May 31, 2016, 11:55 PM

9. HRC is the status quo candidate.w

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Tue May 31, 2016, 11:56 PM

10. Unfortunately, well said Mr. Garcia.

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