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Response to PoliticalMalcontent (Original post)

Sat Mar 5, 2016, 02:26 AM

5. My assessment though rose-colored glasses.

1. In this mock election I truly believe Sanders would have more appeal on a national level as of today and as such I would bet on him if the match-up were held nationally between these two candidates.

2. My support comes from the national favorability numbers. Polls of Clinton vs various generic GOP candidates have her underperforming when compared to Sanders.

Some things I think that party loyalists forget is that while hardcore democrats love Clinton (She seriously crushes Sanders among long-time Dems), the rest of the U.S. is pretty luke-warm or hateful of her. This is bared out in the favorability numbers and why she struggles against all of the GOP field, except for Trump. Fortunately people also hate Trump, but that's a while different post.

I believe in my heart of hearts that as of right now Sanders is the most electable candidate. Things change, but right now it's looking like Hillary Clinton does not give the party the best shot at winning the white house come November.

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