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Postby shirts optional » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:15 pm

If she doesn't endorse Bernie, leftists could turn her. If she does, moderates will turn on her. At the very least people will be asking her non-stop.

It also wouldn't surprise me if she's on the Bernard bros bandwagon on Day One (which I'm sure wouldn't be a coincidence)
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Postby Hal Jordan » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:21 pm

eh, she'll probably endorse ideas but not candidates
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Postby palmer eldritch » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:21 pm

my guess would be she'll say a lot of complementary things but stop short of an official endorsement

warren made it through the 2016 campaign without picking a side, it's not that hard
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Postby Hal Jordan » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:22 pm

like

we need to support x y z policies
does that mean you don't support [her] but you do support [bernie/whoever]?
i support the idea that we can be progressive and help our fellow americans who need it, and i would hope all of the candidates support that and will show it in bold policy choices

or whatever
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Postby Feech La Manna » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:23 pm

Yeah she’ll be fine if she doesn’t endorse a candidate. She might get some blowback from hardcore Bernie obsessive but such is politics. I think most people recognize she’s the future.
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Postby Feech La Manna » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:27 pm

Political Gabfest is still in my feed and I saw they were talking about AOC so I had to listen out of curiosity. Even fucking Bloomberg-loving David Plotz was extremely complimentary of her. Shit is wild.
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Postby walt whitman » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:31 pm

shirts optional wrote:If she doesn't endorse Bernie, leftists could turn her. If she does, moderates will turn on her. At the very least people will be asking her non-stop.

It also wouldn't surprise me if she's on the Bernard bros bandwagon on Day One (which I'm sure wouldn't be a coincidence)

i mostly agree w what others have said on this, though if in the off-chance she endorses the dems' moderate/establishment pick, it'll piss a lot of ppl off.
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Postby walt whitman » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:33 pm

"stories" like these are more nail-biting/anxiety-inducing for me than anything Our Fascist in Chief is doing atm

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/01/ ... nt-1093728

it's genuinely terrifying and heartwarming that there are so many awful humans trying to deprogram her political commitments - and yet, she ah, persists! :mrgreen:
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Postby galactagogue » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:36 pm

i think in general she's indicated the intention to distance herself from presidential debate, saving her endorsements for representatives and the like
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Postby blurst of times » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:44 pm

yeah i think it makes sense for her to endorse policies rather than candidates. if the nominee ends up not being bernie (*gulp*), she'll still have leverage to push them left on m4a/GND/etc
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Postby palmer eldritch » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:47 pm

whoever the nominee is will probably support M4A/GND at least as concepts anyway. even the dreaded centrist beto.
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Postby fester » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:48 pm

i heard she endorses lisztomania as our new national anthem
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Postby denvermax » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:55 pm

Hey
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Postby Lucky » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:59 pm

All well and good quoting Watchmen, but I'll stay on the fence until she busts out some actual classic comic quotes like "Let's kick some ice!" or "I'm afraid my condition has left me cold to your pleas of mercy."
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Postby coop » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:00 pm

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Postby coop » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:41 pm

rack 'em
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Postby jack » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:42 pm

-1 baby... :( wrote:

Queen Sandy casually quoting Watchmen.


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Postby murray st. » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:50 pm

how many levels of populism are you on

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Postby walt whitman » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:54 pm

coop wrote:rack 'em

god i love everything she says. its like, anything is possible.
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Postby palmer eldritch » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:04 pm

murray st. wrote:how many levels of populism are you on



u mad?
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Postby easy » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:06 pm

:roll:
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Postby Beautiful Jugdish » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:07 pm

dissolve me in a pit of acid my queen
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lmfao @ murray st.
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Postby alaska » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:11 pm

if not for exclusive press access how will we ensure ideologically neutral coverage
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Postby alaska » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:11 pm

jack wrote:
-1 baby... :( wrote:

Queen Sandy casually quoting Watchmen.




lol
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Postby Feech La Manna » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:12 pm

yeah that was the best one for sure
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Postby Feech La Manna » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:35 pm



ahahahahahahahahahahaha
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Postby Celiac » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:46 pm

Hey Meghan, I hope your dad dies!
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Postby freezinseason » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:24 pm

murray st. wrote:how many levels of populism are you on



what does "populism" mean in this context?
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Postby Franco » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:30 pm

Party’s here!
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