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Otterdaemmerung

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20. I'd call myself a "guncle" if I had nieces and nephews, but I don't. Nevertheless...
Fri Apr 12, 2024, 03:43 PM
Apr 2024

I was on a certain social media platform the other day that I frequent, and was reading comments on the account of a couple of great young (under 40) liberal activist/social media personalities. My fault isn't with them at all. They were enthusiastically hyping the Biden/Harris campaign's renewed push toward winning over LGBT+ voters. However, wherever there were negative comments, they were virtually pro-Palestinian, anti-genocide people objecting to Biden.

I had to interject, asking if they really, really thought that Trump would be more pro-Palestinian than Biden has been. Others decried Biden's age. I replied that I could indeed think of several up-and-coming Democratic candidates that deserve their shot, but we need to defeat Trump first.

I think a solid case could be made that Biden's been the best U.S. president since FDR.

Where Are These Young Voters' Aunties? [View all] babylonsister Apr 2024 OP
Auntie and Grannie here.... FalloutShelter Apr 2024 #1
Well said! PatSeg Apr 2024 #2
babylonsister.... Upthevibe Apr 2024 #3
Where are all the nephews and nieces of boomers who are voting for TSF? Probatim Apr 2024 #4
It's not about them. bluesbassman Apr 2024 #7
Most of the responses up until I posted were about the "feelings" or "reasons" this generation uses to Probatim Apr 2024 #13
Perspective is in order, as a boomer MagickMuffin Apr 2024 #17
In high school, I was sure cannabis would be legal soon DBoon Apr 2024 #29
+1 leftstreet Apr 2024 #19
You are correct about negative reinforcement. HOWEVER... Martin Eden Apr 2024 #22
If intellect was the deciding factor, we wouldn't have had TSF as president - let alone running for a second term. Probatim Apr 2024 #23
I wrote an observation, not a campaign message. Martin Eden Apr 2024 #28
That hamass attack smelled of manipulation IbogaProject Apr 2024 #5
Whenever I get the chance to talk to young people, Mr. Evil Apr 2024 #6
This story is propaganda. onecaliberal Apr 2024 #8
I personally know people left of me who repeat genocide joe. It's exhausting. dsp3000 Apr 2024 #10
Clearly they exist. They won't derail us. onecaliberal Apr 2024 #12
If the election is close (and it almost certainly will be) ANYTHING can derail us Silent3 Apr 2024 #18
I personally know some of them. They are for real. Tik Tok is non-stop "Genocide Joe." n/t Coventina Apr 2024 #11
Thank you - it's planted bullshit to keep voting blocs split apart. Probatim Apr 2024 #14
KnR, Babylonsister Hekate Apr 2024 #9
Amen, sister! Wild blueberry Apr 2024 #15
Grandma and Grandpa's too. MiHale Apr 2024 #16
Nice to be able to babylonsister Apr 2024 #24
I'd call myself a "guncle" if I had nieces and nephews, but I don't. Nevertheless... Otterdaemmerung Apr 2024 #20
Better way to phrase it is DLCWIdem Apr 2024 #21
But her emails. Orrex Apr 2024 #25
You be the change. You be the Auntie. Captain Zero Apr 2024 #26
Brava, babylonsister. Great post. Love the passion. In total agreement. brush Apr 2024 #27
I love this SOOOOOOOO much! calimary Apr 2024 #30
Great post senseandsensibility Apr 2024 #31
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