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bfv  ·  59 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Let's predict the 2020 Dem Iowa Caucus results

His appeal is baffling to me. If you think triangulation is still viable (I have a bridge to sell you and) Biden is what you want. If you want a technocrat Warren has a more impressive CV. Hell, if you just want someone young Yang is cooler. Are there just a whole lot of people who miss Prairie Home Companion?

kantos  ·  59 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Biden is a remainder of what lead us into a Trump presidency (same ol’, same ol’). His ideas read more as riding the coattails of Obama rather than preserving a legacy. Whatever happened to his moonshot anyway...

Warren and Bernie seem cut from the same cloth. Bernie himself will go down in history as kindling for Dems to steer further Left, making Warren more viable... who seems like a more viable Bernie, granted.

Re: Yang, the poor man has an uphill battle against a media that’s legit trying to bury him. I love this man’s approach in campaigning through internet media (seriously, the amount of podcasts this man does).

Pete’s young/got time to grow, sure. But his political narrative will bend appropriately after those who give him a run for his money. Honestly, I’m good for Yang or Pete, just to have fresh blood that understands what America’s future is facing since they are closer In age.

bfv  ·  59 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Sanders and Warren aren't cut from the same cloth. Warren is a Rockefeller Republican, which looks left only because US politics have drifted so far right since Reagan.

kantos  ·  57 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm currently going through both campaign pages to see the nuance and having a hard time when looking at the 'issues/plans' pages side-by-side. Going to do more podcast listening to Warren now, though. Thanks for a place to start with 'Rockefeller Republican,' that's a new one to me.