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Old 06-21-2016, 03:50 PM   #141
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Pretty good microcosm of Bernie's issues. No matter how good his ideas were, or weren't, he wasn't going to win the nomination because he didn't have a clue how to build consensus within a large, diverse party. He appealed to a certain large segment of Democrats, and a lot of people who don't identify with any party, but he was running for the PARTY's nomination, and the party is not homogenous; it's a coalition of several groups and if you turn your back on any of those groups, the party doesn't have a chance in a 1-v-1 election.

It's also a reminder that sometimes the obvious solution is not correct. It sounds obvious that open primaries would be better, because why wouldn't we want as many people as possible to participate? For the same reason we don't let the majority draw congressional district lines in a way to leave racial minority groups without any political power.

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Old 06-21-2016, 04:51 PM   #142
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I'm sorry but I can't read about how super delegates and primaries are good in a world where I literally posted an internal DNC official document showing them settling on Hillary as the primary winner before the people even had their say in the primary

If we want to talk about ignoring people, how's that? Find a better way to include minorities. If, as the article says, white people get to be "wishy-washy independent snow flakes" (lol at bashing white voting choices while advocating on behalf of another race) then that is argument for vote reform, not against it. It just means that minorities need a big seat at that table.

And while sanders is out touch with the black community, we're talking about a guy who was literally jailed for his efforts in the civil rights movement. There is a picture of this dude shaking hands with fucking MLK. Shame he didn't try harder to appeal to the black vote. Perhaps the focus on the youth who never votes consumed all his time as it was. Or it was just a huge punt.

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Old 06-21-2016, 05:12 PM   #143
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I'm sorry but I can't read about how super delegates and primaries are good in a world where I literally posted an internal DNC official document showing them settling on Hillary as the primary winner before the people even had their say in the primary

If we want to talk about ignoring people, how's that? Find a better way to include minorities. If, as the article says, white people get to be "wishy-washy independent snow flakes" (lol at bashing white voting choices while advocating on behalf of another race) then that is argument for vote reform, not against it. It just means that minorities need a big seat at that table.

And while sanders is out touch with the black community, we're talking about a guy who was literally jailed for his efforts in the civil rights movement. There is a picture of this dude shaking hands with fucking MLK. Shame he didn't try harder to appeal to the black vote. Perhaps the focus on the youth who never votes consumed all his time as it was. Or it was just a huge punt.
Pretty sure that strategy memo was FROM Clinton's campaign TO the DNC, not originally drafted BY the DNC. Would you expect them to draft a memo asking for strategic help in the general election while assuming their candidate lost?

And, yeah, it is a shame he didn't try harder to develop ties to the black community today. Instead, he was satisfied being the nice old white guy, telling them what they should want, rather than actually trying to find out what they need.

The snowflake line is dead on. It's really easy to be the guy who says fuck Hillary, I'll vote for Jill Stein, when you don't have family members who could get deported by Trump or you aren't a member of some other racial minority watching the neo-Klan movement rise in Trump's rallies.
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Old 06-21-2016, 05:42 PM   #144
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I, for one, can't wait until he plays his trump card.
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How is that a special snowflake situation over a happen to born in the majority so I have choices situation?

Social snowflake is when you make shit up to sound unique

They aren't using it right

A vote for whoever you want isn't being artificially special at all. It's using your resources to get what you want
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I just can't get behind these blog-like articles that advocate race equality and the importance of choice one sentence then mock people based on their race and choices the next

That's ridiculous
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Old 06-21-2016, 07:56 PM   #147
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God damn, Trump got out-shitposted by Hillary.
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that army of kids they hired to shitpost for her on reddit and facebook is really paying off
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Old 06-22-2016, 09:10 AM   #149
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Yeah, it's the Hillary shitposters that are ruining reddit.
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R/all

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