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Response to Fawke Em (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:19 PM

10. I have a question, related to Hillary's funding base of primarily BIG donors

 

Hillary's funding base of primarily BIG donors is the exact opposite of Bernie's broad base of labor unions and we-the-people-powered political crowd-funding donors at $31 each, on average. Yet I don't feel most voter understand or see this.

I feel that Hillary is openly defrauding voters by taking huge amounts of campaign cash from the likes of Wall St., Military Industrial Complex, Private Prison lobbyists & bundlers, , fossil fuel giants, et. al -- not to mention Dark Money SuperPACSs from only Lord knows who -- that are literally buying influence by "investing" in Hillary's run for the White House.

MY QUESTION IS: How can we best help voters ^ SEE THIS ^ uber-stark contrast, so they don't remain clueless about the blatant influence-peddling nature of Clinton's donor base, to a candidate who is transparently mimicking Sanders positions issue after issue, i.e. "I told Wall St. to CUT IT OUT!, saying she's closing private prisons, wants to get more aggressive addressing climate change, etc.

If voters begin to see this contrast,
1) many would be inspired to donate to Bernie's campaign,
2) they would rightfully get a squeamish feeling about voting for a candidate who is so transparently on-the-take, esp. seeing the contrast with Bernie's $31 each people-powered campaign,
3) they'd rightly become suspicious of her campaign rhetoric about "curbing" or "fighting" the very people financing her campaign.
4) Bernie would gain tons of votes that would otherwise go to unwitting voters who remained ignorant about this.

This may sound unduly harsh on Clinton, i know Bernie says he has a high regard for her; but I feel Bernie --with all due respect-- would be giving away the election to NOT make sure this contrast is clear in voters' minds on election day.


thanks so much for offering to do this. :

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