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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #70)

Mon Mar 2, 2015, 07:24 AM

72. Actually, I have

I've explained why I believe that Hillary Clinton can, in my analysis, win an election against any likely Republican opponent. You are welcome to dispute that point, but it needs to be based on something more than "she didn't win last time". Last time she ran against one of the best organized and most capable candidates we've had in decades, and you haven't offered any explanation of how a Bernie Sanders or alternative candidate of your choice can win on a national level.

I've explained that Hillary Clinton supports core Democratic principles (women's rights, gay rights, progressive taxation, social safety net support, etc.). You're free to disagree, but try to point to specific policies she's voted for or has advocated, rather than throw out platitudes like "close ties to Goldman-Sachs".

The Democratic Party may well have "very good people that don't have her baggage". But they haven't chosen to run. And you appear not to have lifted a finger to convince them.

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