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Sun Mar 1, 2020, 11:56 PM

 

The question every Democrat running for President needs to answer

This is for every Democratic candidate still in the race.

Without any speculation at this point what is going to happen, if it turns out that you are not the nominee, what do you plan to do to support the individual who is nominated and make sure that Donald Trump is not re-elected?

That's a question that each candidate, Sanders, Biden, Bloomberg, Warren, Klobuchar and Gabbard all need to answer.

I believe that the voters are tired of all of the corrupt stuff that has added up and keeps getting worse by day from this President. I believe he will NOT be re-elected come November. So if you're a Biden supporter or a moderate who loses your candidate before the convention, do you pack it up and go home or are you in it to make sure Trump's term ends in January 2021? How about it, Bernie supporters? How does it benefit your revolution for you to stay home and give Trump four more years, after which there will likely not be free elections any more? Bloomberg supporters, does your candidate keep dumping multiple millions into the race to help beat Trump and push whomever the Democrats nominate?

How about it, Democratic Underground? What's the goal here?
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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lees1975 Mar 2020 OP
LizBeth Mar 2020 #1
lees1975 Mar 2020 #2
Moderateguy Mar 2020 #3
lees1975 Mar 2020 #4
lees1975 Mar 2020 #5
MerryBlooms Mar 2020 #6
lees1975 Mar 2020 #7

Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Mar 2, 2020, 12:02 AM

1. We saw Sanders in the past and it was very little. Jane said, doesn't matter who you voted for

 

as long as you vote. Third party is cool, so much so we will hire. Not cool with me.
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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Mar 2, 2020, 12:02 AM

2. I vote March 17 in the primary

 

And I won't support a Democratic candidate who does not commit themselves all-out to help the nominee if it happens not to be them and who doesn't put pressure on their supporters to get out and vote for the nominee regardless of who it is.

If I were to vote in a presidential
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Response to lees1975 (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 2, 2020, 12:06 AM

3. In that case I wouldn't vote for Gabbard

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Response to Moderateguy (Reply #3)

Mon Mar 2, 2020, 01:17 PM

4. Nor would I

 

She'll get an insignificant fringe
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Response to lees1975 (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 2, 2020, 01:30 PM

5. Senator Duckworth endorsed Biden

 

Not sure that endorsements make much of a difference to me, but I'm happy with this particular Senator's record. Something to think about anyway.
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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Mon Mar 2, 2020, 01:53 PM

6. I have a very hard time trusting people to vote for our Democratic candidate if it isn't Sanders,

 

if they're people who defend or align themselves with groups who refer to Warren as a snake/sell-out/disgusting sexist terms, and refer to Buttigieg in heinous homophobic terms. Those groups also attack Biden in viscous terms... There's no way I trust them. Their call for unity is baloney. Labeling themselves as progressives is disingenuous, because no progressive would even think about using the slurs I've read in recent days.

If Sanders ends up our nominee, it's going to be a tough to explain away the vitriol while talking with voters, because it's making internet headlines almost every day. I'm also not looking forward to having to explain what he and his supporters mean by establishment, and what's the difference between a Democrat and Democratic socialist, every time I turn around, but I will. Sanders' proposals will be the easy part.
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Response to MerryBlooms (Reply #6)

Mon Mar 2, 2020, 02:00 PM

7. I think whomever the Democrats nominate wins in November,

 

Progressives have far more of a say in the Democratic party overall than they ever would have under a second Trump administration, so it is not in their best interests not to vote for the nominee if it's not Bernie, or to stay home and not vote. I would hope that kind of stupidity is limited to Republicans.
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