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Response to bluedye33139 (Original post)

Sun Dec 15, 2019, 12:50 PM

1. Great piece.


And many argue that perceptions of electability are driven largely by national media coverage, creating what analyst Nate Silver called a "feedback loop" and Washington Post media critic Margaret Sullivan dubbed a "self-perpetuating effect."

Hope that one day we can stop letting the media have such a big influence. This used to be called out more often here.

This makes me wonder how Clinton was polling with black voters at this time in 2015.
But Allison and others argue his represents only one path to victory for Democrat. They say Democrats would actually do better by focusing on their most loyal voters by boosting turnout in Midwest cities like Detroit, where African-Americans voted in lower numbers for Clinton than they did for Barack Obama.

As for me, I think Yang is our most electable candidate. He's an outsider without a ton of baggage, and he is able to attract moderates, progressives, independents, libertarians, and even disaffected Trump voters.
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