Don’t Worry About the Democratic Presidential Polls – The New Yorker

To say that it’s too early to understand how the field in 2020 is going to and up is a great understatement. Even later in the game then the article States we were completely wrong about who everyone thought would be either the nominee or the president. We don’t have a president Giuliani or Jeb Bush or Fred Thompson for that matter. What we have is a President who defies what we see in the polls. I truly believe that some people are just plain embarrassed of supporting this man and will not tell posters. So the numbers mean very little right now. Joe Biden has the the recognition that no one else has. For those of us who follow politics closely most of the names are household once but for those who just sit back and let things fall as they may either it’s easy to say Joe Biden or they really have no opinion.

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Soon after Joe Biden entered the Presidential race, polls showed him to be far ahead of his Democratic competition, including Bernie Sanders. But Biden’s initial lead has dwindled.

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The Weirdest Three Minutes of the Second Democratic Debate – Slate

The second night of the democratic debates was interesting. Once again Chuck Todd proved that he is not moderator material. But to be honest a lot of the candidates didn’t know how to answer questions very well. But the final minutes were the strangest to be honest. When asked what their first action would be as the new president of the United States each was given the task of answering in a few words. None of them did. Some were very good like Eric Swalwell, some bizarre like Marianne Williamson and then some that absolutely made no sense like Joe Biden. The question was what he would do as his first action as president and he said that he would defeat Donald Trump. aren’t you already president and haven’t you already defeated Donald Trump on January 21st 2021?

Winners and losers. It’s simple Bernie Sanders was a loser and Joe Biden was massacred by Kamala Harris. The rest threaded water and I’m sure as the field narrows we will look back on tonight kind of like when the Republicans couldn’t get on stage in the right order in one of their debates.

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NBC has announced the positions for the Democratic candidates for the upcoming debates – NBC News

I know where you’re placed on the debate stage is Paramount. So the DNC is helping the front-runners stay in their positions. I would have preferred a more random approach but then of course my favorite candidates Peter Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris will be close to if not right in the middle of the stage. I guess I was correct when I first saw the lineup. The first night of the debates will spark a lot of interest even though Biden and Sanders are not there. Elizabeth Warren will be center stage and she will be the star of the event Shirley propelling her if she has a good performance and I know she will. On the second night having both Peter Buttigieg and Kamala Harris close to Biden and Sanders will help them engage better with the supposed front-runners. I think that this will allow their styles to come through to the American people. I am so looking forward to this and I hope that all of you will either view at home or join viewing parties that are being organized by the different candidates across the country.
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Bernie Sanders where are your taxes?

Lawrence O’Donnell is right. A certain someone ran for president in 2016 and did not release his taxes. He’s had a whole two years to prepare them for public release and yet there he is saying that they’re crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s on the 2018 Taxes, what happened to the nine years before that? It is the policy of the Democratic Party that everyone running for President should release their taxes for the last 10 years. Where are your taxes Bernie Sanders?
Oh wait, is Bernie Sanders a Democrat?
I call him a carpetbagger. Somebody who comes into the Democratic party when he wants to run for President but then slithers away to being an independent when he runs for Senator in Vermont or has his label when he’s interviewed on television shows as a senator. what is it about the “D” next to his name that is so repulsed by?
Makes you wonder no?
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Sanders Institute shutting down amid criticism – TheHill

First I want to make sure that we understand here that the Clinton foundation was a philanthropic organization that did gobs of Wonder across the world. Curing malaria, looking for an end to the AIDS epidemic, Ebola, hunger and the list goes on and on. On the other hand a think tank, like the one Sanders and his family ran, is what I call a place for mental masturbation.

So please no false equivalencies between what Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have as foundations and what the clintons created for good.

Let’s get the scorecard ready:

Releases their tax returns

Trump no

Sanders no

Don’t pay their campaign staff equally with gender bias

Trump yes

Sanders yes

Events have almost no African American or people of color In their audience

Trump yes

Sanders yes

Have a penchant and love for Russia and everything Russian

Trump yes

Sanders yes

So let me get this straight, we’ve already made the mistake once with Trump are we really willing to make the same mistake again with Sanders?

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Trump administration responsible for even more separated children, judge rules – NBC News

The judge makes it quite clear. The United States of America is failing at its minimum duty of keeping its citizens and those who reside within its borders safe.

I keep returning to two and a half years ago when life was normal and we didn’t have a man in the White House who has absolutely no humanity, empathy or any of the other human traits that would be a minimum requirement for the presidency of the United States. And yet here we are.

I am very much a part of the never Bernie movement on social media. Bernie Sanders chipped away at Hillary Clinton during the primaries and was only a half-hearted supporter after she won the nomination. That did not stop him from requiring her to spend over $250,000 on private jets for him and his wife. Weird that a man of the people wants private jets.

I blame Bernie Sanders for what we’re dealing with right now and I will do everything in my power to make sure he is not the nominee of the Democratic Party.I truly believe the Democrats should nominate a Democrat any Democrat except for Bernie Sanders.

So Senator Sanders I lay the judge’s ruling at your feet as well as Trump’s.

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Bernie Sanders 2016: Can He Win the Love of a Party He Scorns? – POLITICO Magazine

It’s funny, how a man who decries is hatred for hypocrisy seems to be a hypocrite.

At this point it seems that Bernie Sanders would be better off running as a Republican. He says he wants to change a party from within well why don’t we go after the party that needs the most changing, the GOP. Let’s face it, the GOP has become morally bankrupt. But why would I say that he is aligned with them?

He was favored by Putin over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primaries.

He was absent for the key vote in the Senate that allowed for lifting of the sanctions against Russia and its oligarchs.

His love of Russia seems to go back all the way to 1979 when it really was not okay to spend your honeymoon there.

He says that his taxes are in TurboTax and that his wife can’t get to them.

Does any of this sound familiar?

do some good Senator Sanders and run as a republican against Donald Trump. There’s somebody that you can defeat and make a legacy for yourself.

And by the way the article that’s in the link below is from 2016!

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‘He is not going to be the nominee’: Dems slam Sanders over Maduro stance – POLITICO

Back in 2015 I wrote an open letter to Bernie Sanders asking him not to run for president. I knew it would divide the Democratic party and we would ultimately lose the election. And now we see that he does not understand politics at all. you don’t win the presidency in South Florida and now he’s alienated a large portion of Floridians cool weather lights Leon Juan Solis an opinion about Venezuela. The Cuban population remember what’s Fidel Castro did to them. Venezuelans understand what president dictator has done to their country. Does this man not understand that he is now making it very difficult for Democrats to win the election?

I resent Bernie Sanders because we have had to deal with Trump in the white house because of him and only him. He never embraced Hillary Clinton’s presidential bed once he lost the nomination. He never campaign for her in any way that felt genuine. His speeches were flat and did not have his normal pizzazz that’s his call block following heard it and then go out to vote.

The Democratic party for Democrats and not carpetbaggers who come in to the party to get the nomination.

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said that he believes “the United States has got to work with the international community to make sure that there is a free and fair election in Venezuela.” | John Shinkle/POLITICO

Bernie Sanders apologizes to women on 2016 campaign who were ‘harassed or mistreated’ – CNNPolitics

Chuck Todd on Meet the Press Daily today said it best, how can Bernie Sanders defends this by saying he was busy, does he not think the president is going to be busy? Does he not not realize that saying that limits his appeal?

I have lost friendships over Bernie Sanders. I don’t understand his appeal. He’s an old Jewish man and that’s coming from another one, me. I believe that he was the reason we have Donald Trump. let’s not make any mistake about it he attacked Hillary for her being a woman who made some speeches after she left office. That attack stuck. I heard it’s from people on the street during 2016 all the time. They said that she was in the pocket of Wallstreet, whose refrain is that?

You run a campaign and it will demonstrate how you will run the country. Case and point:

Donald J Trump.

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Bernie Sanders Is Said to Plan Large Layoff From Campaign Staff – NYTimes.com

After what has been a grueling campaign between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton I think we’re not coming to the end of the road. I hope Senator Sanders helps Hillary become the first woman president of the United States. I trust that his followers will understand that Hillary Clinton will make sure that their values are preserved and protected and that Trump will never do the same.
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