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Tue Mar 10, 2020, 08:11 PM

 

I have come out for Joe

As an inside outsider I have not, to this point, put my hat in any ring, but today I am officially in the Biden camp.
Years ago, in the last democratic primary I was at newsvine (shut now), we had a real mix of progressives and conservatives, who, until it all went to shit, has some amazing intellectual discussions about policy. In 2016, as a Hillary supporter, I was subjected to the vilest of comments by Bernie supporters, who until that time had loved me when I called out republican bollocks. They were terribly rude about me having the audacity to write as a Brit about American politics, when I was pointing my finger at them rather than the right wing. Not a terribly nice bunch really as it turned out (but this is not why I am supporting Joe).

Couple this with the fact that I have witnessed a too far to the right government for my liking, winning power in the UK, because the general electorate really do not not trust that old crusty democratic socialists will be able to manage the economy and security of the nation, is a lesson that progressives need to understand.

Also, as another poster said the other day, as a white man of power, he stood at the side of younger black man for 8 years, not once trying to steal his policies or take his thunder.

Right now, in the West, we do not need revolutions, we need stability and coherency. We need to try and come together in a period where the markets are losing their minds and Covid. Joe is that guy. And I am not trying to be dramatic when I say that this matters not just for America, but for democracy in the West and not having a WW3. This is not hyperbole... If Bernie manages to seal the nomination Trump will win and democracies will die.

Yeah, in the Joe camp...if I could vote of course

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Cha Mar 2020 #1
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First Speaker Mar 2020 #2
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Talitha Mar 2020 #4
Cha Mar 2020 #6

Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 08:27 PM

1. Good to have you on Team Biden, Soph..

 

even if you can't vote from over there across the Pond.

We know the sane World wants trump gone and we need the best path for it going forward.

You're a great asset to this Democratic Underground, Thank You!
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to Cha (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 08:49 PM

5. Thanks love!

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 08:33 PM

2. Just curious...did you ever vote for the Silly Party...?

 

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Joe Biden

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Response to First Speaker (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 08:48 PM

3. Hehehe

 



Yes..but..no..but...no

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Joe Biden

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Response to Soph0571 (Original post)

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 08:48 PM

4. And Bob's your Uncle!!

 

Welcome aboard, Soph!
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Response to Talitha (Reply #4)

Tue Mar 10, 2020, 08:51 PM

6. lol

 

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