elasto wrote:Are there really that many swing voters in today's world? Doesn't everyone live in some echo chamber or other?
I am not of the opinion that Sanders would have done much better than Clinton did (after all, she still won the popular vote): He'd have been painted as a pinko commie and a different subset of Dem voters would have stayed at home or defected.
All the Dems need to do to win the next election is field someone relatively fresh-faced and charismatic. Modern elections are won on personality not policy and that's the simple truth of it.
Izawwlgood wrote:The way I feel about this now makes me somewhat sympathetic to 9/11 truthers or such - I'm starting to understand this feeling of 'This is hugely problematic and no one seems to care why does no one seem to care what is wrong with all of you someone fucking listen to me'.
Just last night I felt the same way. I was thinking "Am I crazy here? Am I just another conspiracy theorist?" - I was half expecting a lot of Trump supporters to start having a bit of voter's remorse after all this came out, but there is just nothing, and it's frustrating, and it's scary.
(pfft) Dems win the popular vote and lose the White House.
How fucking many Times does this have to happen?
It is the Why? that haunts me.
Neither Cheney nor Trump need Power nor Money.
Why? ... Why? oh, Why?
I'm convinced it is Not for the love and good will toward their fellow man.
I suppose, if love and good will can motivate a man,
The depths of a dark heart can also get one moving.
What do you see in that darkness?
It is too dark for me to see.
...oh...And; A Cheery Good Morning to you, too.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.
We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
by mr. Oscar Wilde.
Those that want to Know; Know.
Those that do not Know; Don't tell them.
They do terrible things to people that Tell Them.