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Old Today, 06:43 PM   #53376
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Re: SE Hoya Containment Thread (aka Politics)

@Punkroc,

If Biden is a racist, why did he win by so much in that demographic despite:

- Bernie having a much larger campaign budget
- Bernie being being a civil-rights activist
- Bernie putting concentrated effort into the black vote prior to Super Tuesday
- The median age of black voters being adults when the crime bill was passed
- Bernie's campaign agenda being tailor made to for that demographic
- Lack of low-information voter demographicss

I'm not arguing who is/isn't racist, I don't think either of them are. I'm asking you why did black people vote for the more racist candidate in your opinion? Furthermore, and I may even be answering my own question, why do you think so many black voters have so much contempt for Bernie?

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Old Today, 06:49 PM   #53377
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Re: SE Hoya Containment Thread (aka Politics)

Did this just mutha****er just invoke the 2nd Amendment...

...Legit did he basically just dog whistle to his buddies in open carry states to basically shoot people on sight...that and the Army is coming...
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Old Today, 07:07 PM   #53378
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To clarify the point is that I believe the county DA (before it got kicked up to the state DA last night) frankly is trying to tow the thin blue line and will use any excuse necessary to ensure he didn't have enough "evidence" to charge the other 3 officers. Obv. that's my pov...but it's not exactly out of left field either.

That said the state has the case now and hopefully they will do what the county hasn't been able to do.
County ME just ruled the death a homicide brought on by cardiopulmonary issues due to Police restraint.

Hopefully this is all they need.
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Old Today, 07:15 PM   #53379
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Cop office pools need a definitive answer. Heart attack would hit some longshot odds.
This might be the funniest thing you've said
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Old Today, 07:26 PM   #53380
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Old Today, 07:45 PM   #53381
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Ok I'm pretty petrified right now.
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Old Today, 08:17 PM   #53382
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Remember when there was a primary and one of the candidates said the whole system was broken and we need political revolution to change it all. Anyways i forgot how that whole primary went.
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Old Today, 08:23 PM   #53383
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Oh well. I just hope the guy who won didn't eulogize Strom Thurmond or something absurd like that. At the very least i hope he doesn't have dementia?
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Old Today, 08:25 PM   #53384
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Can't wait for more Trump gaslighting this week

And Biden is old and senile, smh. America is furked.
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Old Today, 08:57 PM   #53385
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Re: SE Hoya Containment Thread (aka Politics)

If you're interested Patrick Wyman and Mike Duncan did a fascinating episode of Tides of History back on April 23rd. It's on where America and the world are at with the pandemic specifically, but really a lot of it can be applied to what's going on now too. The focus is on historical/revolutionary change and how the pandemic is going to change everything going forward, with some talk on the stability of the United States in general.

Not saying America is going to fully collapse, but there are some really interesting things talked about that point out ways that our state is eroding. Things have only gotten far worse since April obviously. Give it a listen if you've got an hour.
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Old Today, 09:10 PM   #53386
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Re: SE Hoya Containment Thread (aka Politics)

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@Punkroc,

If Biden is a racist, why did he win by so much in that demographic despite:

- Bernie having a much larger campaign budget
- Bernie being being a civil-rights activist
- Bernie putting concentrated effort into the black vote prior to Super Tuesday
- The median age of black voters being adults when the crime bill was passed
- Bernie's campaign agenda being tailor made to for that demographic
- Lack of low-information voter demographics

I'm not arguing who is/isn't racist, I don't think either of them are. I'm asking you why did black people vote for the more racist candidate in your opinion? Furthermore, and I may even be answering my own question, why do you think so many black voters have so much contempt for Bernie?

If you actually look at polling data in the correct way (I thought you were the reading type after all) you'd see the that the issue w/Bernie wasn't the Black vote it was the Old vote. Millennial, and most Gen X are still in that camp and did vote that way, but the Old people + Corp Media pumping in billions of dollars in free coverage + Covid turned the tide. For just an example for reference if you have time watch the Vice special on Showtime Bernie Blackout.

Your bullet points are cute and all but, let's get to your real issue here...why do you care if I believe Biden is a racist...also re: bold, last time I checked being racist in America doesn't disqualify you to run or even win the presidency (see all republican presidents to one degree or another since Nixon).
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Old Today, 09:15 PM   #53387
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Re: SE Hoya Containment Thread (aka Politics)

There's a whole lot of good stuff written about the myth of electability, and how the establishment pounds that into the head of any black voter, which understandably would lead any population to either give up, or vote for the candidate that has this "electability"

Also, Obama and Biden did tons of clearly white supremacist things in office, but are you just going to say "how could a black person be racist against blacks?"
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