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Pobeka

(4,999 posts)
12. Thanks.
Sun Feb 19, 2023, 12:21 PM
Feb 2023

I'm a numbers person, and know how shifting a few percent here and there over a long period of time can work, and in the past year or so I realized this is what they are up to.

I have no great counter strategies. Many of these insane GOP attacks to have real, immediate impacts on quality of life, so asking someone to stay in a R state or move there until it becomes a D state is a big ask.

One thing I see is boomers retired in California. It wouldn't take many of them (as a percentage) to move to a place like ID or WY to turn those blue.

My daughter that lives in Boise, ID said they could have possibly turned ID more blue last November, but Ammon Bundy was running for governor, and absolutely no one was willing to risk that, so the less insane R candidate drew a bunch of D votes.

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