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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 10:49 PM

 

Do not forget, the goal here is to BEAT DONALD TRUMP INTO THE GROUND!

No triumphalism. There are elements of both of these campaigns which need to go into the national effort on behalf of the Democratic party's candidate. It's not too early.

It is becoming clear that motivating younger voters to get involved is a problem. So far, those that have showed up have gone to Bernie in larger numbers, but the number of them showing up is too low, especially when you see how large the turnout has been and how enthusiastic Democrats are about voting Trump out of office in November. There's no question that issues in which they are interested should rise to prominence in the platform, including forgiveness of student loan debt and anything having to do with the green new deal or further prevention of global warming.

Some kind of actual health care reform that is realistic and deliverable through a house majority and what might be a narrow Senate majority needs to be drafted and presented.

Who's the best person among Democrats to be nominated for Vice President? Let everyone have a say in that, and let it be someone who can rally younger voters and the constituencies made up of people of color.

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

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lees1975 Mar 2020 OP
The Wizard Mar 2020 #1
PatSeg Mar 2020 #2
KPN Mar 2020 #3
comradebillyboy Mar 2020 #4
okojo Mar 2020 #5
Awsi Dooger Mar 2020 #8
okojo Mar 2020 #10
bucolic_frolic Mar 2020 #6
MRDAWG Mar 2020 #7
SmartVoter22 Mar 2020 #9

Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 10:55 PM

1. Stay focused

 

like a laser.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 10:59 PM

2. And purge congress of Trumpism!

 

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Wed Mar 11, 2020, 12:23 AM

3. OK. And then what?

 

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

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Wed Mar 11, 2020, 12:34 AM

4. Joe was my foruth or fifth choice when the race began,

 

but nothing is more important than beating Donald Trump. So when my faves dropped one by one I got behind Joe. Go out there and kick a little ass Joe. And pick Klobuchar or Harris for your VP while you're at it.
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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Wed Mar 11, 2020, 11:08 AM

5. Focus on the 270 Electoral Votes first..

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
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Response to okojo (Reply #5)

Wed Mar 11, 2020, 06:26 PM

8. No kidding

 

I have no idea how anybody can possibly believe we'll win this easily. That might be true if the electoral college slanted 2.5 to 3 points in our direction instead of the other way.

Arizona is not ready to flip. Texas is not ready to flip. Georgia is not ready to flip. None of those states will drop our way if the key midwestern states are lost. Nobody should kid themselves about that. All of those states still have too many conservatives at this stage.

Florida is another matter. Biden could have atypical strength there with older voters. The problem with Florida is two-fold: the GOP has prioritized that state and is far more advanced than we are both in preference and turnout They do it all year every year. I've seen it. It reminds me of Harry Reid fortifying the Democratic operation in Nevada. Then in Florida we scramble over the final months and somehow pretend it was an early start.

The second problem in Florida is Hispanic voters and that they have a natural tendency toward benefit of a doubt to the incumbent, regardless it it makes sense due to issues. In 2018 the Florida GOP messaging on Hispanic media was far beyond our version in numbers and content. There is no reason to believe it won't be the same this year. I've read many online articles regarding the quiet behind the scenes Republican push to swipe a portion of the Hispanic vote. It's one of the reasons I hoped Beto would emerge as our nominee.
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Joe Biden

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Response to Awsi Dooger (Reply #8)

Thu Mar 12, 2020, 01:32 PM

10. Arizona will be a battleground state..

 

I am not saying Arizona will flip for the Democratic Party Candidate in Nov. 2020, but the trends and demographics shift show that Arizona is going the same way as Nevada, mainly the rise of Latino population..

However, states like Minnesota, Wisconsin and even Pennsylvania maybe battleground states as well, and are not sure things for the Democratic Party Nominee..

The main problem for Florida for the Democratic Party in Nov. 2020, as in Nov. 2018. The intensity of Republican Voter turnout is enough to beat back the demographics shift in Florida. Basically the Democratic Party is not getting its coalition to the polls in Florida...
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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Wed Mar 11, 2020, 04:09 PM

6. Pulverize, liquefy, boil, and irradiate /nt

 

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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Wed Mar 11, 2020, 06:00 PM

7. Tell Bernie to shup up. He's giving Trump ammunition.

 

Time for Bernie to get out.

Oh yes, I gave Bernie $250. He is great but it is time to unite with Joe.
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Response to lees1975 (Original post)

Thu Mar 12, 2020, 06:59 AM

9. Add the state GOP leaders...like Wisconsin needs

 

The Wisconsin GOP has been on a tear since it got control with gerrymandering.
Dems need popular votes upward of 65% to win any seat now.
We won the Gov in 2018 and booted Scott Walker out, who now runs a right wing think tank in DC.
We need all the help we can to get the Assembly and Senate replaced with people who think instead of boot-step behind a few really nasty characters.

Trump won here with a few votes, and the WisDems are not promoting voting options, like absentee and early voting for young people or anyone else.

This state is a mess. The GOP has caused more family dairy farm bankruptcies than any other state, in fact we have more farm bankruptcies period, than any other state. Our ground water is full of cow poop and chemicals, our fish are dying off and the fear mongering is out of control.
We have had two of the top ten mass shootings this century.
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