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2016 Postmortem

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Fast Walker 52

(7,723 posts)
Fri May 20, 2016, 10:42 AM May 2016

I know we are in the final frenzied stages of a passionate primary campaign, but [View all]

can everyone please calm down?

Hillary is not the devil. She's a standard centrist Democrat. She even has a number of positive attributes.

Please stop acting outraged about Hillary's emails and rooting for the FBI investigation.

Bernie has been a great Democrat and has revitalized the roots of the party.

Don't let a few passionate, overly zealous supporters and the media define what Bernie's campaign is about.

Ultimately what happened in Nevada is not going to change the outcome of the primary.

Both Bernie and Hillary have run really good campaigns. Neither have really gone particularly negative on each other-- certainly not as much as they could have.

The primary is not yet over but chances are high that Hillary will be the nominee.

Bernie has earned a seat at the Dem table should be allowed to influence the party platform.

The Dem party will come together at the convention.

Trump is the freaking enemy, and would be an outright disaster for the WORLD, not just the US.

In terms of basic human rights (for women, minority, LGBTQ, elderly) and the environment (clean water, clean air, climate change) both Sanders or Hillary will strongly defend them.

The GOP will not.

Let's take the opportunity of a Trump candidacy to rout the GOP, as they deserve so badly.

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Tell that to the Hillary Supporters... GeorgiaPeanuts May 2016 #1
Codswallop. nt Codeine May 2016 #3
Say what you want about "Hillary supporters" Cosmocat May 2016 #22
Bernie is not going to be given a seat at the Dem table. Hillary just feels djean111 May 2016 #2
Of course he is. Codeine May 2016 #5
That's the problem. Hillary will move to the right after the convention, and farther to the right Doctor_J May 2016 #9
There would be a parade of "grand bargains". djean111 May 2016 #10
You're so right... Hillary's phony progressivism is so damn obvious. InAbLuEsTaTe May 2016 #32
So silly - no Dem. Is going to move farther to the right than they do during the GE. kerry-is-my-prez May 2016 #36
Seriously? Politics is not about petty emotions, its a long term game procon May 2016 #14
Excellent post Pisces May 2016 #16
Tell that to FDR. That's a Progressive with guts. Not the tainted triangulation of the 90's, highprincipleswork May 2016 #31
I'm trying to find common ground and we do need to come together to defeat the GOP Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #18
Very true uponit7771 May 2016 #4
Please stop making sense. It is frowned upon. NCTraveler May 2016 #6
LOL! Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #19
Quit with telling us to not care re FBi investigation. 7wo7rees May 2016 #7
you are welcome to care about the investigation, I was asking people not to root for Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #20
the point is that many of us see her as nearly a great disaster... grasswire May 2016 #29
is/was Obama's presidency a disaster? Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #37
Sure. Punch someone in the face then ask them to calm down. It's a year too late and GoneFishin May 2016 #8
Yep. Not calming down, not reconciling myself to election shenanigans. Lizzie Poppet May 2016 #13
I've heard there are discrepancies but Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #38
Oh fuck no. 99Forever May 2016 #11
what does that mean? The stock market soared during the Clinton years. Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #17
It means that "The Financial Modernization Act" pushed by The Clintons and signed into law by Billy. 99Forever May 2016 #21
I thought you might have meant that but I wanted to be sure Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #39
Not fair? 99Forever May 2016 #40
Hillary is not the devil? pinebox May 2016 #12
Fuck that shit. frylock May 2016 #15
I have tried this a couple times Cosmocat May 2016 #23
LOL, yeah Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #26
How come she is rated one of the most liberal but DU calls her a centrist? Because you compare her BootinUp May 2016 #24
because DU has a large contingent of strong liberals who are not happy with the Dem party Fast Walker 52 May 2016 #25
Yes, but they should be pressed to answer the damn question lol. BootinUp May 2016 #28
Hillary has been cozy SpareribSP May 2016 #33
Good luck with that.....n/t asuhornets May 2016 #27
Remember when PUMA was a thing but wasn't? joshcryer May 2016 #30
Not acting -- if she broke the law like it looks like she did... IdaBriggs May 2016 #34
I agree with one caveat DemocratSinceBirth May 2016 #35
Actually, the primary is over. seabeyond May 2016 #41
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