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Has the Sander's backlash fizzled out? or just moved?

We all know how popular the "Bern" was. Why? trustworthyness. Suprisingly, the everyday small dollar fund raising came out in support for the "Bern", not  Hillary. Go figure. Now the "Bern" has basically been de-democrated and won't turn over his e-mail list of doners. 

 

The new and improved liberal progressive democrats ( pocahontus types) are being out raised by a mere  2-1 margin. Yes...  the republicans have high dollar doners, and yes the small doners are now giving to the RNC. How could this be? It's a political paradox! ...  or is it? 

 

The "Bern's" message was againt the status quo. Trumps message was drain the swamp. Guess what kind of slime swims in the swamp? 

 

The common "status-quo-ster"  snake. Same messsage,  same swamp, different method. 

 

 


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So Fishslayer , Are you saying the small donors, who were giving to Sanders, are now giving to the RNC ?

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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/bernie-sanders-most-popular-politician-...

 

Bernie Sanders is the most popular politician in America, poll finds

The socialist has continued to campaign - even after being defeated in the Democratic primary

 

A new poll about the most popular and unpopular politicians in the US contained a lot of very interesting reading. But the person who was probably the most pleased, was Vermont senator Bernie Sanders who retained his crown as the single most liked elected politician with a national profile. 

 

The Harvard-Harris Poll online survey of 2,263 registered voters found the 75-year-old, who challenged Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primary, had a 54 per cent favourability rating among voters.

 

Around 36 per cent of voters had a negative view of the former mayor of Burlington.

 

Sanders " was " ?    Sanders is.

 

At 75 Sanders is probably to old to run again in 2020, but he is still just as popular with his supporters, and we all have a common enemy to unite against.......... Republicans.

 

If 70 is the new 60, does that mean 78 is the new 68?  I doubt it, but we'll see in 2018.

 

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The "Bern's" message was againt the status quo.

 

Bernie fired up a lot of Democratic and Independent Democrats. He beat the status-quo-candidate Hillary Clinton in 22 states. He took 46% of of the pledged delegates. Hillary crushed him with the pre-picked-by-the-DNC Super Delegates. 

 

And as WikiLeaks revealed, the shenanigans by Debbie Wasserman, Donna Brazile and others made it an uphill battle for Bernie.

 

As the General Election showed, people were looking to break with the status quo, even if that meant voting for Donald Trump....or vote for nobody.

 

In Michigan, 85,000 voters — more than ever in history — voted for other races but left the presidential race blank.


51,000 people voted for Jill Stein.


172,000 voted for Gary Johnson.


Trump won the state by 10,700 votes.


There were several other states where the margin of victory was less than the "other" votes.


Trump is the first Republican presidential candidate to carry the state since George H.W. Bush won it in 1988.

 

https://patch.com/michigan/detroit/michigan-swing-states-prepare-hacking-fear-recounts

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sanders has been a liberal warrior for decades. He started out as the mayor of Burlington Vermont and just kept speaking out against the Corporate Culture taking over the country and our government. He drove the Republicans nuts for decades. 

 

Think of him as a third party candidate. He had no chance of winning but his ideas have been adopted into the platforms of both parties.  

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@Richva wrote:

Sanders has been a liberal warrior for decades. He started out as the mayor of Burlington Vermont and just kept speaking out against the Corporate Culture taking over the country and our government. He drove the Republicans nuts for decades. 

 

Think of him as a third party candidate. He had no chance of winning but his ideas have been adopted into the platforms of both parties.  


IF Sanders had won the primary, the White House just might have a different occupant.  A declared independent, maybe even a socialist, running on the democratic ticket.  That's for starters.  So when it comes to the IF ONLY game.  IF campaign reform had removed the ability to buy elections from the process.  IF Citizens United had not happened, been decided differently, been reversed by a Constitutional Amendmentl  IF the Democratic Party had once more been 'the party of the people'.  IF people had not become so disgusted they also became non-rational, Etc. etc. etc. 

 

None of that happened.  Doesn't mean it can't.  Doesn't mean things can't turn around in 2018 and make it all possible to fix things.........and do it right.  My dad would have said what happened was 'bound to happen...they've got to get it out of their system'.  He had a habit of being right.

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Lookie lookie...

More than 10% of voters who supported Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary against Hillary Clinton defected and ended up voting for Donald Trump in the general election.

That’s according to a new report from the Cooperative Congressional Election Study.

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@Fishslayer777 wrote:
Lookie lookie...

More than 10% of voters who supported Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary against Hillary Clinton defected and ended up voting for Donald Trump in the general election.

That’s according to a new report from the Cooperative Congressional Election Study.

And after Trump's profiting from his position, his weekly vacations, his jumping into bed with the Russians, and his ignoring the rule of law with Arpaio, they must be very happy with that decision. LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

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Happy? maybe... but I'm certain they're glad someone has the cojones to stir things up. That is why he was elected. Same message different methods.

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@Fishslayer777 wrote:
Happy? maybe... but I'm certain they're glad someone has the cojones to stir things up. That is why he was elected. Same message different methods.

@Fishslayer777 wrote:
Happy? maybe... but I'm certain they're glad someone has the cojones to stir things up. That is why he was elected. Same message different methods.

Just like Trump's hero, Hitler.  Or Putin. 

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@Richva wrote:

@Fishslayer777 wrote:
Happy? maybe... but I'm certain they're glad someone has the cojones to stir things up. That is why he was elected. Same message different methods.

@Fishslayer777 wrote:
Happy? maybe... but I'm certain they're glad someone has the cojones to stir things up. That is why he was elected. Same message different methods.

Just like Trump's hero, Hitler.  Or Putin. 


Ah, once again I miss the days of interesting, thoughtful posts. As Hillary's book is titled - "What Happened".

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Political stagnation creates conduits for people with good intentions in government. That is a bad place for us to be. All that happens is more "government" by master legislators like Pelosi. When the political debate is robust and virtuous we are all better off.

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"It's hardly too strong to say that the constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions"

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More fake news fish ??? Where is your proof about small donors ???

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@mandm84 wrote:

More fake news fish ??? Where is your proof about small donors ???


https://cces.gov.harvard.edu/

 

Lots of reading.... I did post the name of the organization who published the results. 


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I see nothing about Sanders on that site. Who would have imagined , Christian's defending Trump's Moral Compass. WWJD !!!

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