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Response to Paka (Reply #43)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 11:17 AM

56. Paka, I don't understand how someone who did epidemiology

 

work in Africa would support Sanders. Surely that was very practical work -- people who did real work on the ground measuring progress by real tasks checked off and real, hopefully worthwhile, results obtained?

Would you really put Sanders in charge of whatever you were doing there and have him spend 28 years effectively doing nothing and then, when he saw different opportunity, pivot to planning a popular uprising as a way to enable work he can't define in detail before even beginning it? And if that didn't happen?

What about the work?

Even if I was fine with giving great power to a man of his character, after that I really would expect him to be able to do the job and I would expect him to do it. I just don't get why intelligent and presumably caring people would knowingly choose to back a proven lifelong nonperformer. What about the work to be done?

Seriously. After 28 years of not really trying to control disease, just mostly talking about it and burning up his energy complaining about other epidemiologists, wouldn't you pass on Sanders and hire Biden to do that job?

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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