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Tue Feb 26, 2019, 05:21 AM

 

I just switched from Kamala to undecided

The following factors contributed to my decision:

1) Bernie Sanders' call for his supporters to take it easy and be nice to democratic opponents.
2) Bernie's record-breaking fundraising drive, which could make him more electable against Trump.
3) Bernie Sanders' boldness with comments such as this one:




My positive opinion of Kamala has not changed.

This may not be my last switch however.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Reply I just switched from Kamala to undecided (Original post)
Yosemito Feb 2019 OP
riversedge Feb 2019 #1
allgood33 Feb 2019 #2
Kentonio Feb 2019 #3
Tiggeroshii Feb 2019 #5
Kentonio Feb 2019 #6
InAbLuEsTaTe Feb 2019 #4
katmondoo Feb 2019 #16
Voltaire2 Feb 2019 #7
sacto95834 Feb 2019 #9
FailureToCommunicate Feb 2019 #22
emulatorloo Feb 2019 #30
betsuni Feb 2019 #8
obamanut2012 Feb 2019 #10
pecosbob Feb 2019 #11
marble falls Feb 2019 #12
lostnfound Feb 2019 #15
LexVegas Feb 2019 #13
bigtree Feb 2019 #14
lostnfound Feb 2019 #17
LexVegas Feb 2019 #19
Name removed Feb 2019 #18
honest.abe Feb 2019 #20
DemocratSinceBirth Feb 2019 #21
octoberlib Feb 2019 #23
Mr. Smith Feb 2019 #24
JustAnotherGen Feb 2019 #26
ehrnst Feb 2019 #28
mcar Feb 2019 #29
charlyvi Feb 2019 #31
Empowerer Feb 2019 #32
Blue_Tires Feb 2019 #25
Blue_Tires Feb 2019 #27

Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 05:25 AM

1. Hope everyone watched Eliz Warner on ALL IN last night. I am undecided but she sure

 

has great policies, and passion. Just saying. --it was a great interview.
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Response to riversedge (Reply #1)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 05:39 AM

2. If EW were a man she would be out-performing Bernie in cash and volunteers.

 

Her passion and ideas and proposals are much more in the intersts of the country and more inclusive than Bernies. She gets it and knows how to treat people.
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Response to allgood33 (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 05:42 AM

3. No, if she had run in 2016 she would likely be out-performing Bernie in cash and volunteers

 

Sitting back and watching as another economic equality progressive built a national organization is why she has a mountain to climb now, not because she's a woman.
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Response to Kentonio (Reply #3)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 05:48 AM

5. Agreed.

 

Not picking a horse in that fight till the end made her virtually irrelevant in the national scene in a lot of peoples' minds. That doesn't take away her authenticity however, and the capacity she has to make real change.
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Response to Tiggeroshii (Reply #5)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 05:56 AM

6. Indeed.

 

I think she's a wonderful leader and fighter for progress, and I'm proud we have her in the party. If anything caused Bernie to drop out, she'd definitely be my second choice.
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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 05:46 AM

4. Good for you!! Join the revolution... there's always room for one more!!

 


Bernie & Elizabeth 2020!!!
Join the revolution!!!
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Response to InAbLuEsTaTe (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 08:10 AM

16. Leave out the Bern, please

 

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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 06:06 AM

7. There are a lot of good candidates.

 

Bernie is a small donar fundraising monster, and that is a huge plus, but Iím waiting for Warren and Harris and maybe even Klobuchar to get their campaigns fully operational. It is great to have so many good choices.
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Response to Voltaire2 (Reply #7)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 07:03 AM

9. I Agree....

 

Too early to pick one candidate. While I supported Bernie in the 2016 primary and HRC in the general, I want to hear from all the candidates. I so wish we could take the best of each and mold them into one. From what I've seen and learned, all great people.

Kamala - razor sharp mind. Think she will do well in debates. My current senator. I supported her for AG and then in her senate run.

Cory - Such charm and probably the most polished speaker of the bunch. He also has a great life narrative.

Elizabeth - When she does interviews, she is so in the zone. Very empathetic and facts just come so easily to her. Town Halls is where I think she'll shine.

Bernie - Commitment to the Revolution. Compassion and belief in his platform for economic justice. I think people like his unpolished demeanor, very easy to relate to. And nobody draws in the millennials like Bernie. He will need to expand his focus to round out his appeal.

Amy - From the little I've seen of her, she is very mid-western nice and honest. I don't really care for her platform but there is a quiet honesty about her that is just there under everything she says.

Tulsi - Life experiences have molded her into the person she is and she is a fantastic person today. From my home state, she exudes honesty and the spirit of Aloha - a wholehearted welcome and let's get to know each other. Don't know if that will translate to non-Hawaii people. I think she is the most open minded of the candidates, meaning she has her core principals, but willing to hear other ideas and perhaps adopt them if they are better. This is just a feeling I get from her, one local to another.

Richard (Ojeda) - Wow. Not sure he's even still in the race. But I like his brashness and combative spirit. I take it he doesn't suffer fools lightly. Glad he's on our team. I would love to see him take on Trump. I'd pay money for that. They should make him DNC chair or spokesman.

Julian - Haven't seen him since the Democratic Convention all those years ago. I'm sure he's matured a lot since then, but he was so fresh and eager and made me happy and proud to know that the younger generation was so well represented. Got to catch up with him to figure him out.

Beto - Not in the race yet, but what charisma and charm. Surely he must be the successor to Bill and Barrack in the charm/charisma department. And we should NEVER underestimate this gift in politics.

Joe - Loved him as VP and I voted him in one of the primaries in the 80s/90s. 88 I think after Jerry Brown dropped out. 2020 might be his swan song, but not sure he's up to the race. It's a grueling journey and after all he's been through, maybe he'll retire unblemished as Obama's VP. He has some skeletons/demons from the past that sunk him in his other runs and I'm sure they will resurface. But after Trump, maybe it won't even matter.
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Response to sacto95834 (Reply #9)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 01:04 PM

22. Good thumbnail impressions, thanks.

 

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Response to sacto95834 (Reply #9)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 03:25 PM

30. Ojeda (Trump voter) did drop out

 

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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 06:43 AM

8. But...

 

1) Unusual that a candidate has such a serious problem with supporters not being nice to members on the same side; refers to fellow candidates as opponents as if they are the opposition party.
2) How does anyone know where the money is coming from. I thought money in politics is bad.
3) It is not news that Saudi Arabia is bad.
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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 07:36 AM

10. uh huh

 

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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 07:36 AM

11. Probably won't vote for Bernie in a primary

 

Warren would represent the working class over the moneyed class without Bernie's extra baggage...but they both vote for big military budgets...as for Harris, I'm not likely to ever vote for a former prosecutor in a primary...period. Just not gonna do it. They're all Senators and I'm not a big fan of Senators as to me they represent the status quo and the status quo sucks.
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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 07:51 AM

12. I like almost all of them and can vote for all of them. I'm waiting until primary season ...

 

to even begin to choose who I'm supporting.
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Response to marble falls (Reply #12)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 08:09 AM

15. Agreed. Nt

 

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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 07:57 AM

13. I'm devastated. nt

 

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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 08:03 AM

14. it's weird because the last post of yours had a Bernie spokesman trashing Hillary supporters

 

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Response to bigtree (Reply #14)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 08:10 AM

17. Haha. Good powers of observation

 

Our new world is starved for authenticity.
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Response to bigtree (Reply #14)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 08:19 AM

19. Lots of that "inconsistency" from this poster. nt

 

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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 08:43 AM

20. Please keep us updated as you keep changing your mind.

 

Its fascinating.
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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 08:45 AM

21. O K then

 

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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 01:14 PM

23. If Bernie Sanders wins the primary , get ready for 4 more years of Trump.

 

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #23)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 01:35 PM

24. Why do you think Bernie couldn't beat Trump?

 

I think he probably would have carried Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania in 2016. What a different world we would be living in if he had been the nominee.
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Response to Mr. Smith (Reply #24)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 01:51 PM

26. Though I disagree on 4 more years of Trump

 

I don't think it will be some kind of landslide victory.

The Russians had ALL of the slams against Sanders prepared - they just never had to use them. Now they have had years to refine them.

I also think they both tap deeply (at risk of being called a bigot I'm gonna be honest) white male rage.

It will come down to who gets more white male rage between those two.
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Response to Mr. Smith (Reply #24)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 03:10 PM

28. Well, one needs to actually win the majority of Democratic votes to be the nominee

 

but while we're speculating about alternate realities, are there mosquitoes in the one you imagine?

I hate mosquitoes. Malaria sucks. But it's nice to imagine, isn't it?
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Response to ehrnst (Reply #28)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 03:14 PM

29. ...

 

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Response to Mr. Smith (Reply #24)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 05:42 PM

31. Russia, and most Repubs, didn't unleash anything against Sanders in 2016.

 

They wanted Hillary to lose. Now that their man is in office, all the hate, lies and uncomfortable truths about Sanders will come spewing out should he be the nominee. The gloves will come completely off this time. In addition, there are many, many Dems that will not vote for him. That's why Sanders would lose to trump, in my opinion.
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Response to charlyvi (Reply #31)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 06:59 PM

32. I just don't get how people assume that the reason dirt wasn't thrown at Sanders

 

is that he was invincible, when it's obvious that it was because the GOP and Russians didn't take him seriously enough to waste their time on him.

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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 01:48 PM

25. Bern's call for "civility" is only three years late

 

but better late than never, I guess...

And you might as well switch to Sanders since that's what you oh so transparently want to do.
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Response to Yosemito (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2019, 02:28 PM

27. Wait a minute... So Sanders is saying a rigged election is better than no election?

 

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