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11. No, you DO run against Trump but ALSO have a powerful affirmative message. Listen,
Sat Nov 4, 2017, 09:57 AM
Nov 2017

in 2014 what was the Republican message that helped them win so big? It was "We are not Obama." That's it. No other substance. Of course we must attack Trump who is SO unpopular and attach him to the other Republicans BUT, yes, we also need a loud and clear affirmative message too on good paying JOBS JOBS JOBS, infrastructure, fair taxation, education, healthcare, foreign policy, etc.

You must do BOTH.

Amen. shanny Nov 2017 #1
No, you DO run against Trump but ALSO have a powerful affirmative message. Listen, LBM20 Nov 2017 #11
Running on fear works a lot better on the other side of the aisle. shanny Nov 2017 #17
Maybe we need to mobilize.... FarPoint Nov 2017 #2
Anything to get us proactive on solutions to real problems! rateyes Nov 2017 #3
instead of griping about griping get invovled with you local county democratic party organization beachbum bob Nov 2017 #4
I am not talking about local efforts. I am talking rateyes Nov 2017 #8
Totally true and I have been screaming this in my state. We SUCK at messaging. It is about JOBS!!! LBM20 Nov 2017 #12
It's more fun to re-hash the 2016 loss. TheCowsCameHome Nov 2017 #5
Oh, bull frazzled Nov 2017 #6
YOU, a Democrat get email! What do the independents rateyes Nov 2017 #9
What's with with "YOU" and "we"? frazzled Nov 2017 #15
What I am saying is that we are preaching to rateyes Nov 2017 #18
Maybe youre just not listening frazzled Nov 2017 #20
Ok. Whatever. rateyes Nov 2017 #21
We have no power and it sure worked for the GOP to attack Pres. Obama and Hillary Clinton. Demsrule86 Nov 2017 #7
My Democrats are busy fighting for issues like Healthcare, womens rights, and DREAMERS ismnotwasm Nov 2017 #10
Agree 100% doodsaq Nov 2017 #13
Can be a two pronged strategy. 1. Dem mission and plans 2. GOP treason nt Irish_Dem Nov 2017 #14
Somewhere deep inside the Democratic Party, they are making complex sophisticated plans for... Binkie The Clown Nov 2017 #16
Bingo! rateyes Nov 2017 #19
Maybe we need some new, highly paid consultants. The current ones aren't doing so well. jalan48 Nov 2017 #22
The primary fight threw us off-message LittleBlue Nov 2017 #23
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