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stopwastingmymoney

(2,020 posts)
53. I'm a middle aged white woman born and raised in California
Fri Mar 13, 2020, 07:13 PM
Mar 2020

I was Bernie in 2016 for the ideas

Of course I voted for Hillary in the general and was pissed at how she got screwed. I was also thrilled to finally have a woman to vote for that office.

My feeling this time was that I’m tired of old white men being in charge and I wanted a woman.

The double standard applied to our female candidates infuriates me. My own father told me Kamala was too angry. I had to explain to him that she’s tough and women our age had to be to get a little respect in this old man’s world.

I love Kamala when she’s kicking ass but my heart belonged to Warren and I voted for her even though it was clear she wasn’t going to win.

Now I lean Biden because I think he’s a much better manager and that’s what we’re going to need.

My 37 cents, I don’t think I’m alone here...

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
Sanders is all about the white male in the 60's who doesnt have the privilege today of the past. LizBeth Mar 2020 #1
Bernie is Truly Getting Trashed Because Biden Is Running Even With Him TomCADem Mar 2020 #48
Very interesting and telling. Thanks. LizBeth Mar 2020 #50
He is the guy who was always begging for a "mercy f*ck" because we women had it so much easier Tumbulu Mar 2020 #54
+1 LizBeth Mar 2020 #59
he posseses the most abrasive of what are considered masculine behavior while biden has msongs Mar 2020 #2
+1 apcalc Mar 2020 #45
Message auto-removed Name removed Mar 2020 #3
He's the pushy old know it all we've had to endure our entire life. apcalc Mar 2020 #4
+1 KT2000 Mar 2020 #7
Exactly! OhZone Mar 2020 #8
GET OFF MY LAWN! SergeStorms Mar 2020 #10
+1 apcalc Mar 2020 #43
Wow. Exactly. we can do it Mar 2020 #32
👍🏻 apcalc Mar 2020 #44
me: Skittles Mar 2020 #5
Me too. CatMor Mar 2020 #34
Well put Skittles. rzemanfl Mar 2020 #51
Exactly! Tumbulu Mar 2020 #55
I believe that Sanders did tell Warren that... Sloumeau Mar 2020 #6
Because women are more pragmatic. Most of us know when we are being handed a line. Squinch Mar 2020 #9
I have known for years that women have much better bullshit indicators than men... TreasonousBastard Mar 2020 #13
"It's not enough for somebody to say, 'I'm a woman, vote for me!'" betsuni Mar 2020 #11
Oh gawd, I'd forgotten about that one. Maru Kitteh Mar 2020 #64
Women liked Obama a lot IronLionZion Mar 2020 #12
Because he's a bit of a mansplainer. Happy Hoosier Mar 2020 #14
Yes, this is true. He reminds me of my Dad a huge mansplainer. redstatebluegirl Mar 2020 #36
Simple, they are smarter than us. nt William769 Mar 2020 #15
The success of the Democratic Party in recent decades has MaryMagdaline Mar 2020 #16
well written-M4A, debt forgivness, free college is a lot of change-but that angry yelling man Sunlei Mar 2020 #17
That angry yelling man is fostering division that overrides any good he might be trying to do. MrsCoffee Mar 2020 #18
the division is the circular firing squad on ones own party, voters and people. Sunlei Mar 2020 #19
You are just making my case for me. MrsCoffee Mar 2020 #20
well, no need to make a "case" out of it..you remind me- Sunlei Mar 2020 #22
Bernie Sanders is part of the Silent Generation Patriarchy, really. MineralMan Mar 2020 #21
Quite a history and woman like Clinton were so strong, had to fight 10 times harder Sunlei Mar 2020 #23
Yes, exactly. At that time, it was almost impossible for a woman MineralMan Mar 2020 #24
I think they're a fairly similar generation. Sunlei Mar 2020 #38
Oh, yeah! I remember those days well. Many of us flirted with socialism The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2020 #37
Exactly. I suppose I shouldn't have been surprised by that, MineralMan Mar 2020 #39
Well articulated, and I really hate those guys Tumbulu Mar 2020 #57
The better question is "Why are men more likely to support Bernie than women?" StarfishSaver Mar 2020 #25
Good question empedocles Mar 2020 #27
Yup. Seems like white males are the outliers these days. The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2020 #35
His Shoving His Flailing Hand & Pointy Finger In Women's Faces Says It All To Me Me. Mar 2020 #26
Aggressive, visceral, BS anger empedocles Mar 2020 #29
Aggressive - yes JenniferJuniper Mar 2020 #30
Trust Your Intuition Me. Mar 2020 #42
It's not only women who have that reaction to Bernie, though. Jedi Guy Mar 2020 #63
The juicebox revolutionaries' male privilege manifested itself. The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2020 #28
I can't believe someone would even ask this---DUH randr Mar 2020 #31
Because Bernie treated me like a "Wham, Bam, thank you ma'am" until I need you again. GemDigger Mar 2020 #33
Rejection of the bernie bro phenomennon may be one reason Gothmog Mar 2020 #40
Look at how the campaign has leaked info against AOC... TomCADem Mar 2020 #47
I have four daughters...not all are old enough to vote...but three out of the four like Biden and Demsrule86 Mar 2020 #41
K&R ehrnst Mar 2020 #46
Calling Warren a liar on national TV didn't help. NurseJackie Mar 2020 #49
As an woman who supported (and adored) Elizabeth FM123 Mar 2020 #52
I'm a middle aged white woman born and raised in California stopwastingmymoney Mar 2020 #53
Exactly how I went with it. Tumbulu Mar 2020 #56
Thank you for saying so stopwastingmymoney Mar 2020 #60
We get annoyed by male entitlement and he's got a lot of it. nt gollygee Mar 2020 #58
I'm a woman who supports Sanders 100% iwannaknow Mar 2020 #61
He's every man who ever annoyed me. cwydro Mar 2020 #62
Two words: Joe Rogan. n/t Tarheel_Dem Mar 2020 #65
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