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m-lekktor

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109. Sanders is the only candidate with a multi-racial movement of MILLIONS excitedly backing him.
Tue Feb 25, 2020, 06:02 AM
Feb 2020

The others don't have that. It's hard for working class folk who desperately need decent healthcare to get excited over candidates who cater to their billionaire donors and the 1% at the expense of the rest of us.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
As long as we all vote Turin_C3PO Feb 2020 #1
I disagree, what matters is the swing states and Sanders is not doing better than Biden in them uponit7771 Feb 2020 #5
I'm not saying it's going to be easy. Turin_C3PO Feb 2020 #7
I'm tryin, but McGovern was doing horrible against Nixon and it looks like so many people ignored... uponit7771 Feb 2020 #13
No, we will get four more years of Trump, Barr ET AL...lets hope Biden or Bloomberg can stop Sanders Demsrule86 Feb 2020 #34
Hm. sheshe2 Feb 2020 #47
Can't argue with you on those points. Turin_C3PO Feb 2020 #55
I will be. sheshe2 Feb 2020 #58
9th not yet OneCrazyDiamond Feb 2020 #129
I pray for her every day.... sheshe2 Feb 2020 #132
She is awesome. OneCrazyDiamond Feb 2020 #133
Sure, but we can't control all Dems or indies or Republicans who want to vote against Trump. emmaverybo Feb 2020 #11
Agree. Turin_C3PO Feb 2020 #21
Vote for candidate in primary w/widest appeal across political spectrum + coalition building ability Beartracks Feb 2020 #41
Jane Sanders said we should vote our conscience... NurseJackie Feb 2020 #73
Sanders has no historical swing state appeal outside of MOE, Biden has the most and its obvious uponit7771 Feb 2020 #2
. . . and no downticket muscle either empedocles Feb 2020 #15
+1, Obama had appeal and a shock event in 2008 Sanders has none of that outside of people uponit7771 Feb 2020 #25
Margin of Error? reACTIONary Feb 2020 #88
+1 uponit7771 Feb 2020 #90
Sorry... did you really just post this about Sanders??? FBaggins Feb 2020 #3
Do you really want to compare Sanders' and Biden's history with women and women's issues? wyldwolf Feb 2020 #8
Good one. emmaverybo Feb 2020 #14
I don't have a problem with either one of them on women's issues FBaggins Feb 2020 #26
Excellent point. nt redqueen Feb 2020 #54
ZIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIING!! InAbLuEsTaTe Feb 2020 #76
Exactly!! holy shit.nt m-lekktor Feb 2020 #108
Getting Rid Of Trump Far More Important Than Any Of Our Candidates Flaws DanieRains Feb 2020 #4
Swing states matter MOST and Sanders is lack luster in them compared to Biden uponit7771 Feb 2020 #27
Not anymore -- 2/20/20 polling: Apollo Zeus Feb 2020 #114
That's not swing state polling vs Trump (link) uponit7771 Feb 2020 #115
is die mad about it a crack at those of us that do not have healthcare? questionseverything Feb 2020 #6
M4All,is not the only possible or best way to do universal healthcare. In any case, if it ever emmaverybo Feb 2020 #20
why didnt biden improve the aca when he was in power? questionseverything Feb 2020 #28
That is easy...the left/Green message voted in 2010 and we lost the house. Boo Hoo could't get Demsrule86 Feb 2020 #37
Because they lost the house in 2010. 33taw Feb 2020 #39
they lost the house because they didn't deliver the public option they ran on questionseverything Feb 2020 #134
They lost the house because the opposing party is generally all fired up in midterms. 33taw Feb 2020 #136
When was Biden in power? He was VP. LisaM Feb 2020 #128
What a divisive OP attacking an entire group of people here on DU. bluewater Feb 2020 #9
lol stonecutter357 Feb 2020 #33
+1 InAbLuEsTaTe Feb 2020 #82
People who disagree with you get to post here, too. nt. Mariana Feb 2020 #10
Looking for any suggestion they can't... looking... looking.. Nope! Can't find it. wyldwolf Feb 2020 #12
Florida Dems in uproar after Sanders' Cuba comments zak247 Feb 2020 #16
Pearl clutching in 4...3...2... wyldwolf Feb 2020 #18
Hillary lost Florida. Obama barely beat Romney, but did better against McCain. SMC22307 Feb 2020 #36
Cubans who will be upset vote Republican. HopeAgain Feb 2020 #70
I'm not a Sanders enthusiast, but I will support him unconditionally Crunchy Frog Feb 2020 #17
We can't control Floridians, so vote blue blah, blah is not an answer to the big problem some feel emmaverybo Feb 2020 #24
I agree completely. If he gets the nomination Crunchy Frog Feb 2020 #62
I will! Because I believe Bernie cares about us and the world. emmaverybo Feb 2020 #105
We are swing states don't look like they will based on historical polling and swing states are what uponit7771 Feb 2020 #29
Congratulations ibegurpard Feb 2020 #19
I actually have never dislike a presidential nominee before...In fact, I voted for Sanders in16 in Demsrule86 Feb 2020 #40
The story of my life, in fact Boomer Feb 2020 #80
And i fully anticipate i will again ibegurpard Feb 2020 #86
People who don't like Bernie Sanders mean less than nothing to me. Autumn Feb 2020 #22
Well you may feel differently when he loses the general...never forgive him for running or some Demsrule86 Feb 2020 #42
Can you post this weeks powerball numbers for us? Please and TYIA. Autumn Feb 2020 #43
LMFAO!! GOOD ONE!! InAbLuEsTaTe Feb 2020 #77
Sanders is the only candidate with a multi-racial movement of MILLIONS excitedly backing him. m-lekktor Feb 2020 #109
The people with the least amount of money, the working class, voted for the Democrat in betsuni Feb 2020 #111
I only meet such people online anyway so.... Dragonfli Feb 2020 #60
Yes,I do. Long time no see but I sure an happy to see you now . Autumn Feb 2020 #72
In a landslide! Dragonfli Feb 2020 #97
I live in a rural, working class neighborhood xmas74 Feb 2020 #103
I live in a city, pretty mixed, maybe that's it Dragonfli Feb 2020 #106
It may matter to you if we get another 4 years of Trump. Crunchy Frog Feb 2020 #65
I will certainly not die distraught thinking that someone somewhere doesn't like Bernie Autumn Feb 2020 #74
Yes, because the bias around here is pro-Sanders. As exemplified by this thread still standing. Garrett78 Feb 2020 #23
The stats for declared supporters suggests the bias around here is for Warren. nt LAS14 Feb 2020 #112
"He expects to be crowned the nominee, without allowing us to critique him" dalton99a Feb 2020 #30
He did win Iowa by .1 %, his neighboring state by a little more than a percent and took Nevada by 33taw Feb 2020 #44
it is too much to ask, after having decades of progressive support, moderates give us the same? Kurt V. Feb 2020 #31
Are you kidding me? Every bad thing that has happened can be laid at the door of the left Greens... Demsrule86 Feb 2020 #45
Every mod dem running for president since 2000 has lost. maybe its not us but them. Kurt V. Feb 2020 #49
Bernie fairy tale. wyldwolf Feb 2020 #56
how you haven't been alerted on (i don't do that btw) is all the proof i need. Kurt V. Feb 2020 #59
C'mon! Let's talk about how every moderate since 2000 has lost. Pleaaaase... wyldwolf Feb 2020 #63
This message was self-deleted by its author wyldwolf Feb 2020 #61
Except Obama who won 2 of those elections. Squinch Feb 2020 #64
And Gore was robbed. wyldwolf Feb 2020 #68
yeah. that was kind of a stretch. he ran to the left of Hillary but not much. Kurt V. Feb 2020 #124
I couldn't care less whether you, the author of that piece, or anyone else... SMC22307 Feb 2020 #32
exactly the reason why we want to avoid a TRAIN WRECK Skittles Feb 2020 #95
Got it. One likes who one likes and doesn't link who one doesn't like. David__77 Feb 2020 #35
We need a candidate who will help Progressive dog Feb 2020 #38
We need a candidate who will help the American people with their needs. That's Bernie Autumn Feb 2020 #46
We need a candidate who can beat fucking Trump period. Demsrule86 Feb 2020 #48
Why does no one seem to get this? He is literally copying all of Hitler's moves now. Squinch Feb 2020 #69
Yes we need a candidate who can help Progressive dog Feb 2020 #71
How though? How will he help everyone with their needs without being able to get ANYTHING passed? AleksS Feb 2020 #99
. Autumn Feb 2020 #110
Thanks for your permission to be mad... wundermaus Feb 2020 #50
Yeah, that sounded real friendly. HarlanPepper Feb 2020 #51
Sarcasm is a defense mechanism... wundermaus Feb 2020 #57
Okay, it didn't sound friendly at all. HarlanPepper Feb 2020 #67
That is a great tip ChubbyStar Feb 2020 #87
Been a member of DU since March 2006 wundermaus Feb 2020 #122
Your criticism is noted and appreciated wundermaus Feb 2020 #123
THIS x 1000!! InAbLuEsTaTe Feb 2020 #81
We know that Trump's Russian controller is waying into the election on Bernie's side Progressive dog Feb 2020 #131
I kinda like Bernie, but that's just me. Steelrolled Feb 2020 #52
I agree liberal N proud Feb 2020 #53
I don't like Bloomberg HopeAgain Feb 2020 #66
i agree 100%..he wags his finger at me and yells and judges me...but if he is the dem nom i will... samnsara Feb 2020 #75
I too am tired of him yelling America all the time...kinda like the Machurian Cantalope does now. Capt. America Feb 2020 #94
not gonna lose any sleep over it, g'night. 5X Feb 2020 #78
I don't like him either! I try to imagine him as president and the image doesn't come. MojoWrkn Feb 2020 #79
You don't have to like him. zentrum Feb 2020 #83
I'm not mad and I'm sorry you are AverageJoe Feb 2020 #84
I don't care if you don't like him. I do care if you're willing to hate him enough to elect Trump.NT MisterFred Feb 2020 #85
I am concerned that others do, and that it would jeopardize the House. Sparkly Feb 2020 #117
Same concern Bernie fans have about Biden, in truth. nt MisterFred Feb 2020 #118
I think Biden has a broader base of support Sparkly Feb 2020 #119
Right. That's where we have (reasonable) disagreement. nt MisterFred Feb 2020 #121
LOL! It ain't that serious dude... Stellar Feb 2020 #89
What Sanders is to you Biden is to me, My main concern with Biden is that he helped strip bankruptcy yaesu Feb 2020 #91
OMG Skittles Feb 2020 #96
Biden has the qualifictions and experience to Cha Feb 2020 #107
Maybe because we are sick and tired of it. Vdizzle Feb 2020 #92
even if he could win Skittles Feb 2020 #93
If I Die Mad it won't be because of you. dchill Feb 2020 #98
Wow DENVERPOPS Feb 2020 #100
And you can die broke and in need of medical care because your guy doesn't quite insure everybody. Doremus Feb 2020 #101
I think Bernie is relatable DaveJ Feb 2020 #102
Thanks, wyldwolf.. I thought this was you writing Cha Feb 2020 #104
Robert Gibbs Has Words Of Consolation corbettkroehler Feb 2020 #113
I Love This kcr Feb 2020 #116
co-signed Blue_Tires Feb 2020 #120
My decision is .... jb5150 Feb 2020 #125
K&R. Thank you for this. nt Sloumeau Feb 2020 #126
Thanks for this post FireChild Feb 2020 #127
Don't care, not mad, you first. nt Buzz cook Feb 2020 #130
K&R! R B Garr Feb 2020 #135
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