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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3540 on: May 25, 2022, 06:14:47 PM »
Democrats need to hold together (and turn out) progressives, African Americans, young voters, women, Hispanics, and college-educated suburban voters. They need to do this without losing even more ground to white, high-school-educated men.
Pathetic that politics is like this, it's all just tribalist bullshit.
How about... both Democrats and Republicans try to appeal to people instead of demographics? No division, no hatred, no discrimination. Most of our needs are the same, our enemies aren't each other, but people who abuse power and make us all suffer.
Just a general statement, not trying to diss the writer.
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3541 on: May 25, 2022, 06:46:08 PM »
Will Biden Run in 2024?

Spoiler: There is no alternative.

I’ve been saying since November 2020 that, barring a health event, Biden will run for re-election in 2024 for one simple reason: There is no other option.

The Democratic coalition is currently made up of a giant mass of factions, some of which are in tension. They cannot win the presidency without getting close to 52 percent of the popular vote and even that margin gives them only about a 50-50 shot of winning the Electoral College.

Democrats need to hold together (and turn out) progressives, African Americans, young voters, women, Hispanics, and college-educated suburban voters. They need to do this without losing even more ground to white, high-school-educated men.

In the academic field, there is so-called Rising American Electorate theory: population of Democratic constituents are increasing and that of GOP declining, so Democratic Party will have an electoral advantage in near future. Though this is a good description of party politics now, unless stupid, Republicans will change some policy proposals and/or present new agendas to win new constituents.   ;D

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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3542 on: May 25, 2022, 07:02:32 PM »
Pathetic that politics is like this, it's all just tribalist bullshit.
How about... both Democrats and Republicans try to appeal to people instead of demographics? No division, no hatred, no discrimination. Most of our needs are the same, our enemies aren't each other, but people who abuse power and make us all suffer.
Just a general statement, not trying to diss the writer.

As long as those in power or the media who spreads misinformation create these divisions, this country will never be truly united. I take umbrage with this writer's classification of Republican voters as "white high school-educated men". Why mention anything about race at all or why single out a particular group? There's no need in it. Also, there's plenty of highly educated men and women who have voted Republican and there will continue to be. This article should've never been allowed to be published.
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Re: USA Politics (redux)
« Reply #3543 on: May 26, 2022, 05:35:25 AM »
In the academic field, there is so-called Rising American Electorate theory: population of Democratic constituents are increasing and that of GOP declining, so Democratic Party will have an electoral advantage in near future. Though this is a good description of party politics now, unless stupid, Republicans will change some policy proposals and/or present new agendas to win new constituents.   ;D

No, they're going to rig things so that they can rule with their white-grievance minority.
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« Reply #3544 on: May 26, 2022, 05:38:12 AM »
I take umbrage with this writer's classification of Republican voters as "white high school-educated men".

That's not accurate. You are confusing subset with the entire class.
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« Reply #3545 on: May 26, 2022, 05:56:50 AM »
No, they're going to rig things so that they can rule with their white-grievance minority.

Many research/statistical findings show that the degree of white voters’ concern of declining racial hierarchy is the most influential factor for their vote decision (who they vote for) in the 20016/20 elections. Ideology, policy, economy, voters economic class, etc were much less influential on white voters vote decisions though they won’t perceive or admit it.

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« Reply #3546 on: May 26, 2022, 06:57:36 AM »
Many research/statistical findings show that the degree of white voters’ concern of declining racial hierarchy is the most influential factor for their vote decision (who they vote for) in the 20016/20 elections. Ideology, policy, economy, voters economic class, etc were much less influential on white voters vote decisions though they won’t perceive or admit it.

This doesn't surprise me in the least.
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