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Sat Nov 30, 2019, 04:24 PM

 

Biden begins 8-day blitz of Iowa as caucus race heats up

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday kicked off an 8-day blitz of Iowa as the White House hopeful seeks to gin up support ahead of the Hawkeye State’s first-in-the-nation caucus.

Biden will barnstorm Iowa in his “No Malarkey” tour through Dec. 7 as the crowded 2020 primary field gets ready to blanket the state before the crucial Feb. 3 caucus.

“You might have heard, we’re heading out on an eight-day, 18 county, 'No Malarkey' barnstorm across Iowa next week," Biden said in a fundraising email to supporters this week. "The plan is to meet as many caucus-goers as I can, and we’re going to cover a lot of ground to do it

“My job is to let folks know just how I plan to get this country back on track so that our economy works for everyone, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, or zip code," he continued. "Restoring the backbone of this country – the great American middle class – will be my north star as president because I’m confident that given a fair shot, there’s nothing the American people can’t do.”

The tour comes as polling shows a tight race heading into the nation’s first nominating contest. Biden’s once double-digit lead has evaporated as surveys now show a competitive top-tier among the former vice president, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

Biden still leads the 2020 field in national primary polls, but observers speculate that a misstep in Iowa for any candidate could hinder any momentum moving deeper into the primary season.

The former vice president is banking on his strong infrastructure in the Hawkeye State, as well as support from local politicians, to help boost his appeal in the caucuses – his campaign includes 26 offices and approximately 110 paid staffers on the ground, and he touts the support of 175 current and former Iowa elected officials, union leaders, teachers, veterans, community leaders and Democratic Party activists.

Biden won the crucial endorsement of former Gov. Tom Vilsack (D-Iowa) last week, boosting his support among the party’s establishment.

“As I thought about the candidate who has the ability to bring us together as one nation, the progressive but practical vision for progress at home, the experience and personal relationships to repair America’s image abroad, and the best chance at winning the states we have to win to govern I concluded that Joe Biden is the person for the job,” Vilsack said in his endorsement.


https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/472464-biden-begins-8-day-blitz-of-iowa-as-caucus-race-heats-up
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Reply Biden begins 8-day blitz of Iowa as caucus race heats up (Original post)
beastie boy Nov 2019 OP
Gothmog Nov 2019 #1
Cha Nov 2019 #4
emmaverybo Nov 2019 #2
Cha Nov 2019 #3
ritapria Nov 2019 #5
wellst0nev0ter Dec 2019 #6
Cha Dec 2019 #7
wellst0nev0ter Dec 2019 #8
Cha Dec 2019 #9
LanternWaste Dec 2019 #12
wellst0nev0ter Dec 2019 #13
Demsrule86 Dec 2019 #16
wellst0nev0ter Dec 2019 #17
LanternWaste Dec 2019 #11
whistler162 Dec 2019 #14
Demsrule86 Dec 2019 #15
SaschaHM Dec 2019 #10

Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 04:36 PM

1. I really like the bus

 


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Response to Gothmog (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 05:31 PM

4. Awesome Bus, Goth! Thank you!

 



GOJOE!
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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 04:48 PM

2. That is some swell bus!

 

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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 05:26 PM

3. Go Joe! Mahalo, Beastie boy!

 

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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 05:34 PM

5. Biden has stocked his bus full of his favorite drink

 

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Orange Gatorade … ………Will this drink give him strength necessary to vanquish Dear Leader , The Orange Menace ?
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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sun Dec 1, 2019, 12:01 AM

6. Really? "No Malarkey"?

 

Even the Straight Talk Express was more marketable than this? Who was the consultant that came up with that?
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Response to wellst0nev0ter (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 1, 2019, 12:12 AM

7. lol.. you don't like it.. shocking.

 

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Response to Cha (Reply #7)

Sun Dec 1, 2019, 04:52 PM

8. If you have to write the definition of the word

 

Somewhere on the bus, you've picked a lousy slogan.
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Response to wellst0nev0ter (Reply #8)

Sun Dec 1, 2019, 04:54 PM

9. lol.. sez you.

 

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Response to wellst0nev0ter (Reply #8)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 03:58 PM

12. Or, you're simply not pandering to the sub-literate crowd of tide-pod champions.

 

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Response to LanternWaste (Reply #12)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 05:53 PM

13. So you think Biden should abandon younger voters?

 

Or is "tide-pod champions" a more specific attack?
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Response to wellst0nev0ter (Reply #13)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 07:58 PM

16. Oh come...on. Let just be honest. Biden is beating your candidate and you don't like it...no need

 

say Biden abandoned anyone. The young voters don't vote in great numbers.
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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #16)

Wed Dec 4, 2019, 12:43 AM

17. Polls this early are bullshit

 





But I'll assume Biden wins the nomination anyway, and I support him. Is Biden going to match Obama's numbers with black voters? Will Biden perform well against Trump in debates?

Be honest.
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Response to wellst0nev0ter (Reply #6)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 03:58 PM

11. I especially like the way you support your conclusion with objective data.

 

Wait... except for the part where you simply made an unsupported allegation lacking any real relevance. Crap, my bad... that's pretty much all you did.
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Response to wellst0nev0ter (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 05:55 PM

14. Better than the "Get off my lawn you whippersnappers!"

 

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Response to wellst0nev0ter (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 3, 2019, 07:55 PM

15. Sour grapes much?

 

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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sun Dec 1, 2019, 04:57 PM

10. People are complaining about "No Malarky", but...

 

I think it's perfect branding tbh. Folksy and not widely used. Catchy and accessible. Makes you think of VP Biden as soon as you hear it. Fits on T-shirts/hats as well and requires no explanation.
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