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SheilaT

(23,156 posts)
42. Interesting.
Sun Mar 27, 2016, 10:47 PM
Mar 2016

Yesterday someone who caucused in Alaska, I think, reported that the Hillary group had a lot of trouble persuading someone to the the delegate to the next level. I find that quite sad. It also speaks volumes about the difference in enthusiasm between the two groups.

If Hillary does win the nomination, there will be almost no grass-roots support for her. Her only hope of winning the general election is that the Republican nominee is so totally incompetent that he'll lose. And at that, a lot of former Bernie enthusiasts, ESPECIALLY the young ones, will be so totally turned off that many of them won't bother to vote, and may not return to voting for another decade.

. hrmjustin Mar 2016 #1
When she drops out FlatBaroque Mar 2016 #2
That's what I'M thinking! dchill Mar 2016 #30
Not too long ago, DK announced that, since Hillary would have this all wrapped up by djean111 Mar 2016 #3
i clicked in pursuit of an older article about something else; lo an behold.... amborin Mar 2016 #12
That's Why I Closed My Wallet corbettkroehler Mar 2016 #62
Yes you are only 2.5 + million votes ahead of Sanders! Only 200 PDs ahead...Drop out! lunamagica Mar 2016 #4
The votes, as you may or may not know, do not mean squat. djean111 Mar 2016 #64
the caucuses numbers wouldn't alter the numbers much. lunamagica Mar 2016 #65
What I am saying is that the popular vote would only be meaningful if ALL the djean111 Mar 2016 #66
That's a big "if" lunamagica Mar 2016 #67
Heh. n/t Orsino Mar 2016 #73
Yes... for the good of the country and the party, Hillary must drop out and call for Unity. cherokeeprogressive Mar 2016 #5
What happened to the "everyone deserve3s to cast their vote" meme? lunamagica Mar 2016 #10
I agree with you NWCorona Mar 2016 #13
Absolutely, by all means let everyone vote, and FAIRLY please. kenn3d Mar 2016 #32
Well, given that the Hillary side has been SheilaT Mar 2016 #36
Don't expect fair play from ANYONE associated with Hillary. BillZBubb Mar 2016 #58
Ohh, I don't. SheilaT Mar 2016 #61
"Today is as good as it gets for you." Bookmarked for the end of April. NuclearDem Mar 2016 #11
She hasn't really been spending much money... Agschmid Mar 2016 #28
Yeah, she's going to have to cash in some of those speechifying checks. dchill Mar 2016 #34
Her lead is all but insurmountable. Kang Colby Mar 2016 #6
By diverse interests, you mean reight wing interest? angstlessk Mar 2016 #7
Yes it is. Incidentally this was alerted for some unfathomable reason. ucrdem Mar 2016 #35
For once I agree, this is unfathomable. . . .maybe someone hit the wrong key by accident. pdsimdars Mar 2016 #70
touched a nerve spyker29 Mar 2016 #43
I think it strange you should say "we need a candidate who can represent diverse interests." rhett o rick Mar 2016 #57
Not really paying that much attention, eh? pdsimdars Mar 2016 #69
Hillary "won" - only if you turn off your brain and ignore TBF Mar 2016 #71
Just a little context, adding all the delegates up: NuclearDem Mar 2016 #8
That's very true NWCorona Mar 2016 #14
As for New York... NuclearDem Mar 2016 #15
Bernie's got work to do. I'm aware of that and I'm also aware of the variables at play right now NWCorona Mar 2016 #19
What do you recommend they do? Reopen registration? Godhumor Mar 2016 #27
It's not about changing rules, it's about not changing people's valid registrations. cui bono Mar 2016 #37
If they "had proof" they would get a provisional vote or a court order to vote. bettyellen Mar 2016 #49
I think they were given provisional ballots but we all know that's sketchy. cui bono Mar 2016 #50
In my town, they are counted. But we have a strong Dem party presence, which is what it takes. bettyellen Mar 2016 #52
She talks about a lot of things. Haven't heard anything from her about Arizona. cui bono Mar 2016 #54
She has talked about voting issues in red states at length, for a long time. You have missed much. bettyellen Mar 2016 #55
No that's not what I'm saying at all. NWCorona Mar 2016 #46
Sanders is in this for all human beings. pangaia Mar 2016 #41
Apparently, just about every demographic in New York disagrees. NuclearDem Mar 2016 #45
we shall see. she was supposed to slay michigan roguevalley Mar 2016 #48
The math that matters paulthompson Mar 2016 #17
Good catch. Plus, the important detail is that he handily took the last 6 contests. cui bono Mar 2016 #38
I voted for Obama for the greater good, not for the lesser evil. Too bad he was stymied uppityperson Mar 2016 #9
Hi Uppity. I was the caucus chair and everything went smooth. rhett o rick Mar 2016 #16
I am in a district of hill dwelling hippies and a retirement community uppityperson Mar 2016 #20
Our groups were interesting also. rhett o rick Mar 2016 #21
Interesting that you talk about the monitor. Don't know if jwirr Mar 2016 #23
The gentleman in our caucus and a sticky badge that said something like he was rhett o rick Mar 2016 #53
Interesting. SheilaT Mar 2016 #42
Pathetic. Didn't hear you calling Sanders to drop out after losing 5 in a row. CalvinballPro Mar 2016 #18
85% white? SheenaR Mar 2016 #22
Never try to state facts to a Hillarian ChairmanAgnostic Mar 2016 #29
Hey! Don't try to upset their narrative. cui bono Mar 2016 #39
Hillary supporters only see things in Black and White, they forget about the rest of us. jillan Mar 2016 #51
Sure........... Beacool Mar 2016 #24
Well the Hillary supporters were making these kinds of demands just a couple days ago strategery blunder Mar 2016 #25
Unrec, people need to STOP calling for either on to drop out. Agschmid Mar 2016 #26
Based on responses here I despair JackRiddler Mar 2016 #31
This is an on going thing at Dailykos KelleyKramer Mar 2016 #59
Huummm, interesting since Clinton just had a five state sweep which netted more Thinkingabout Mar 2016 #33
Rec because Hillary supporters were calling for Sanders to drop out. cui bono Mar 2016 #40
Why should she drop out when she has the delegate lead? KingFlorez Mar 2016 #44
probably don't understand how it "workS" either (ha ha) pdsimdars Mar 2016 #72
Hillary dropping out? achsadu Mar 2016 #47
It might be, but not for electoral reasons nadinbrzezinski Mar 2016 #56
Glad Sanders are not like his supporters Legends303 Mar 2016 #60
No--not until someone gets the required number of delegates n/t eridani Mar 2016 #63
From what I've been reading about her private server . . . . . that may be the thing that does it pdsimdars Mar 2016 #68
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