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Democrats Unity Issues

Discussion in 'Elections & Political Parties' started by Reddie, May 21, 2016.

  1. Reddie

    Reddie Well-Known Member

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    Open bias towards Clinton has made it almost impossible for Sanders to compete against Clinton and his supporters aren't happy. They've been calls for Clinton to do all she can to unite the party after she wins the nomination but it's going to be very hard because many Sanders supporters have no intention of voting for her.

    How will this affect the outcome of the November elections?
     
  2. Zanna

    Zanna Well-Known Member

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    It's going to be bad if Sanders's voters abstain from the elections out of retaliation for the party's decision to unilateraly support Clinton. If anything this is a good chunk out of Democrat demographics as demonstrated by the result of the people's votes.
    That's why there was a piece in the news lately that if Sanders goes all the way with his campaign and loses, that loss will drive many Democrats away from the party alltogether. So he proceeded to say that if he loses he'll support Clinton anyway. Because if he doesn't there's a good chance of Trump winning, even by a margin.
    Then again the Republicans have their own problems seeing as many people who where staunch lifetime voters of the Republican party abhor the idea of voting for Trump. So they too are in a dichotomy.
     
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    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

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    Dems are a shambles now. They will have to tear down and rebuild.

    The GOP may have regained their senses quick enough to survive but they won't be the same again either.

    Thank God!
     
  4. Lisa Davis

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    Ultimately, this unity issue that you speak of is exactly what the Republicans are hoping for because if the Democrats don't fix it, it will likely give Trump the election. Unfortunately, this happens when a party has two strong candidates sometimes. When one gets the nomination, sometimes, the other one will run as an independent and it just pulls enough of the party's voters to vote for the independent candidate and then the opposing party wins simply because of their lack of division.
     
  5. Lagboltz

    Lagboltz Well-Known Member

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    Yeah the GOP is surviving. It is more than interesting to see the prior Trump haters of the GOP now groveling to him in order not to be left out of the new GOP of Trump. Trump will reign supreme over them.

    If you are for him you are good. If you are against him he will let nothing get in the way of tearing you apart. That is how Fascism is born.
     
  6. dogtowner

    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

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    I think you mean HRC.
    Trump will lead, no question there. But he also listens so if someone can make a convincing argument then he's all ears.
     
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    Lagboltz Well-Known Member

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    Nope, I don't mean HRC.
     
  8. dogtowner

    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

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    Then you have not followed her actions over the years.
     
  9. Lagboltz

    Lagboltz Well-Known Member

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    She is the lesser of two evils right now. That's my opinion. Yours is different. I'm not going to continue a political quarrel, because that sort of thing never gets anywhere.
     
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    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

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    I appreciate you feel her to be a lesser evil. Relative to Sanders ? But your attempts to suggest Trump is a step to the fascist is just too close to violating Gidwins law To Let go.
     
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