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Old 02-20-2019, 11:38 AM
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Originally Posted by rockport View Post
Bernie has too low of a ceiling to compete in the general.

Remember at his peak he couldn't even beat Hillary Clinton among democrat voters. His base is highly energized but lacks the numbers.

Bernie will again be nothing more than a burden for democrats who may again have to push further and further left to beat him.

Bernie helps us win.
Several are already trying to "out left" him... It's kinda funny to watch, because Bernie has become "The box they came in"...
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Old 02-20-2019, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by rockport View Post
Bernie has too low of a ceiling to compete in the general.

Remember at his peak he couldn't even beat Hillary Clinton among democrat voters. His base is highly energized but lacks the numbers.

Bernie will again be nothing more than a burden for democrats who may again have to push further and further left to beat him.

Bernie helps us win.
Yes.. Bernie did lose in the primary but it was way too close. Remember, at that time Hillary was supposed to waltz through the primary and then win the general election by a landslide. There are millions of Bernie fans all across the nation and they are planning on receiving all the free things he promises. You might remember that 47 percent crowd Romney was always talking about. Those are Bernies people. He has more support from the people than you can believe..especially the poor and youth. I am sure the Dem party would want him gone though.
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Old 02-20-2019, 12:09 PM
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Bernie lost because the Democrats rig the primary. The party chooses the candidate. They just let the masses think their vote actually counts.
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Old 02-20-2019, 02:31 PM
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Bernie lost because the Democrats rig the primary. The party chooses the candidate. They just let the masses think their vote actually counts.
It was close enough for a rigged election with hillary calling the shots. I have the feeling this time without Hillary running they won't be able to pull it off. Not saying Bernie will win but they better have a powerhouse running against him.
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Old 02-20-2019, 04:20 PM
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Well, it won't matter who runs if Trump maintains his high black and Hispanic approval numbers. That's the Democrats base and he keeps today's numbers, no Democrat has a chance to win.
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Old 02-20-2019, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Champlain Islander View Post
Yes.. Bernie did lose in the primary but it was way too close. Remember, at that time Hillary was supposed to waltz through the primary and then win the general election by a landslide. There are millions of Bernie fans all across the nation and they are planning on receiving all the free things he promises. You might remember that 47 percent crowd Romney was always talking about. Those are Bernies people. He has more support from the people than you can believe..especially the poor and youth. I am sure the Dem party would want him gone though.
Bernies base is no where near 47% his base is not even 47% with democrats let alone independents. Bernies base is about 10 million and millions of Dems that votes for Hillary will not vote for Bernie.

The reason the Dems don't want him is because they know he is not a good candidate in the general even though he is a big hit in the primary.
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Old 02-20-2019, 10:01 PM
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Bernie isn't smart enough to realize he's already reached his peak of popularity and #'s of voters.
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Old 02-20-2019, 11:56 PM
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What people don't take into account when they explain the Bernie phenomenon is how he ran against a terrible candidate.
Hillary was a huge train wreck, and Bernie is a kooky old man that wants to give
everybody's money away to the "entitled."
I don't think that will work again for Bernie.

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Old 02-21-2019, 02:24 AM
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Old 02-21-2019, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Champlain Islander View Post
Well it looks like our elected senator from Vermont won't be earning his paycheck once again. He announced he is running for POTUS again in 2020. All those campaign stops all across America helps poor little Vermont how?
"Bernie the red"???

Bernie Sanders is a socialist-capitalist --- much like myself --- To call him a "red" is just fake news and a misnomer too boot.
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