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Old 08-25-2017, 12:04 AM
 
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He was too far left, so no.
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Old 08-25-2017, 12:06 AM
 
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He's not far left.
Maybe not in Sweden. But we aren't Sweden.
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Old 08-25-2017, 04:25 AM
 
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He did NOT say he was interested in picking her. They specifically asked for a name and he said "no". They continued on about women who are qualified and he mentioned her in the abbreviated, edited video shown.

She would not back him, he was not going to pick Warren. Warren is damaged because she would not back him like Gabbard did.
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Old 08-25-2017, 04:27 AM
 
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I know Democrats that were calling Bernie a radical Communist, and this was without Trump laying a finger on him. I can imagine what conservatives or Republicans would have thought of Bernie after Trump got through with him.
"I know".......a worthless answer. Who cares what conservatives thought of him. "Conservatives" weren't going to vote for Bernie. No kidding.
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Old 08-25-2017, 01:41 PM
 
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"I know".......a worthless answer. Who cares what conservatives thought of him. "Conservatives" weren't going to vote for Bernie. No kidding.
Bernie couldn't beat Hillary, yet he would be able to beat Trump who beat Hillary?

Explain that logic to me.

Hillary went nuclear on Trump, throw everything she could at him and yet still couldn't beat him.
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Old 08-25-2017, 03:16 PM
 
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Bernie couldn't beat Hillary, yet he would be able to beat Trump who beat Hillary?

Explain that logic to me.
I did in my very first post. Feel free to address it.

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Hillary went nuclear on Trump, throw everything she could at him and yet still couldn't beat him.
Because she was a POS candidate.
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Old 08-25-2017, 06:44 PM
 
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I did in my very first post. Feel free to address it.



Because she was a POS candidate.
Yup. There were enough Bernie primary voters that switched to Trump to give him his victory.

1 In 10 Bernie Sanders Supporters Ended Up Voting For Trump : NPR
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Old 08-26-2017, 12:45 AM
 
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I've covered this many times. Sanders would not have lost a single state Hillary won. Sanders beat Hillary in Michigan and Wisconsin and would have won those two.

That would have left Pennsylvania as the deciding state. Trump still would have won the rural areas because of coal. Hillary lost the big cities because they were left behind in the interest of helping Wall Street. The question is whether those who stayed home would have voted.

It's possible that Obama and Hillary so damaged the party over their love of Wall Street that they wouldn't have but Sanders would have campaigned hard there and wouldn't have taken them for granted.

He very well could have pulled it off and worse case. He wouldn't have been embarrassed like Hillary was.
Sanders lost to Hillary in Virginia by huge margins, and she barely won Virginia in the general, even with Kaine. Sanders also lost Nevada to Hilary, and that race was also close in the general.

No indication that Sanders would have won those two states. He probably would have picked up Wisconsin and Michigan but without PA, Nevada, and Virginia, there would be no path to 270. Maybe it would have been closer but not enough to get 270 electoral votes.

I like Sanders, but huge parts of the USA are not ready for a self described socialist.
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Old 08-26-2017, 02:25 AM
 
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Sanders lost to Hillary in Virginia by huge margins, and she barely won Virginia in the general, even with Kaine. Sanders also lost Nevada to Hilary, and that race was also close in the general.

No indication that Sanders would have won those two states. He probably would have picked up Wisconsin and Michigan but without PA, Nevada, and Virginia, there would be no path to 270. Maybe it would have been closer but not enough to get 270 electoral votes.

I like Sanders, but huge parts of the USA are not ready for a self described socialist.
As you note, more so than Hillary.
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Old 08-26-2017, 09:24 AM
 
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Default Bernie would have won

Bernie consistently led Trump in polls by about 10 points. Hillary and Trump were about even. And Hillary was able to "win" the Democratic primary through

1)voter suppression in Bernie districts (https://www.dailykos.com/stories/201...n-by-Landslide)

2)cheating on debates with Hillary receiving questions in advance (Donna Brazile finally admits she shared debate questions with Clinton campaign)

3)The DNC chair resigning in disgrace after it was discovered she was tipping the scales for Hillary and disregarding the will of the people, then immediately joining Hillary's campaign and brazenly admitting that she will "continue to work" for Hillary's campaign.
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/25/u...ks-emails.html

4)Millions in corporate cash. Hillary's dollars received per voter dwarfed Bernie's dollars per voter.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...=.cb1044d22995

5)The mainstream media colluding with the Clinton campaign, downplaying enthusiasm for Bernie when everyone who attended a Bernie rally and a Clinton rally knows there was no comparison.
Mainstream Media Recap: Who Colluded With the Clinton Campaign? | Observer

6)Hillary's delegate lead was based in large part on super delegates. http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/...llarys-cronies


Trump has funded Hillary's Senate and Presidential campaigns: Trump has spent years courting Hillary and other Dems - POLITICO

BERNIE WOULD HAVE WON. Clinton brought us President Trump, perhaps purposely. Wake up, people!
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Bernie couldn't beat Hillary, yet he would be able to beat Trump who beat Hillary?

Explain that logic to me.

Hillary went nuclear on Trump, throw everything she could at him and yet still couldn't beat him.
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