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(NBC News)   Demographic shifts in America since 2016 could be enough to defeat Trump because his core demographic of cultists is declining. Here's an interactive tool to show you why   (nbcnews.com) divider line
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2020-09-23 5:32:52 PM  

austerity101: raerae1980: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: raerae1980: it really all hinges on which party gets more turnout.

Which party gets turn out AND where they turn out.  An extra 50,000 Democrats turning out in CA is different than an extra 50,000 turning out in PA.

For real, Dude.  Hubby got discouraged the other day and started talking about voting 3rd party and i tried to talk him out of it.   But he's more Gen-X than me, and wasn't budgen.  His apathy was showing.   This was before RBG's death, though.

What do you think it would take to get him to vote for Biden?


I would suggest blowjobs. Lots of blowjobs.

/works on me
 
2020-09-23 5:33:11 PM  
The key? Trump's unprecedented 37-point margin among white voters without four-year college degrees,

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2020-09-23 5:33:59 PM  
The vote suppression machine has grown out of control since 2016 as well.
 
2020-09-23 5:36:08 PM  

monsatano: austerity101: raerae1980: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: raerae1980: it really all hinges on which party gets more turnout.

Which party gets turn out AND where they turn out.  An extra 50,000 Democrats turning out in CA is different than an extra 50,000 turning out in PA.

For real, Dude.  Hubby got discouraged the other day and started talking about voting 3rd party and i tried to talk him out of it.   But he's more Gen-X than me, and wasn't budgen.  His apathy was showing.   This was before RBG's death, though.

What do you think it would take to get him to vote for Biden?

I would suggest blowjobs. Lots of blowjobs.

/works on me


No amount of blowjobs could get me to even lie to a Tinder hookup about voting for trump.
 
2020-09-23 5:36:55 PM  
OUTRAGE!!!!

Oh wait, an article that has rational, grounded, talking points.
 
2020-09-23 5:39:01 PM  

ImmutableTenderloin: OUTRAGE!!!!

Oh wait, an article that has rational, grounded, talking points.


Well, except for the outcome where Trump wins with non-whites. Pretty sure that's not happening anytime soon...
 
2020-09-23 5:39:56 PM  

Boondock3806: monsatano: austerity101: raerae1980: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: raerae1980: it really all hinges on which party gets more turnout.

Which party gets turn out AND where they turn out.  An extra 50,000 Democrats turning out in CA is different than an extra 50,000 turning out in PA.

For real, Dude.  Hubby got discouraged the other day and started talking about voting 3rd party and i tried to talk him out of it.   But he's more Gen-X than me, and wasn't budgen.  His apathy was showing.   This was before RBG's death, though.

What do you think it would take to get him to vote for Biden?

I would suggest blowjobs. Lots of blowjobs.

/works on me

No amount of blowjobs could get me to even lie to a Tinder hookup about voting for trump.


Yeah, I was just suggesting them for motivational purposes. My lawn would probably be three feet high if those weren't in play.
 
2020-09-23 5:40:47 PM  

Nadie_AZ: No. It isn't broken. That's the sh*t of it all.


Well it is, but the quoted part is it working as designed.  The broken part was the Electoral College failing to do its one job.
 
2020-09-23 5:47:08 PM  
I filled out the form as an undecided voter. Tl;dr is, I'm (((concerned))) about Biden's ability to unfark everything that has gone wrong this year, but I'm also concerned about all the crimes and corruption and lies and death that comes with Trump.

"I'm concerned about Joe Biden's ability to bring the economy back from this depression and to improve America's covid response, but I'm also concerned about Trump's dismantling of American democratic institutions and the systems of checks and balances, as well as the amount of corruption we've seen within DHS, Department of Education, Health and Human Services, and the fact that he prefers to blame blue state governors when something goes wrong in their state instead of providing government assistance to American citizens in time of need."
 
2020-09-23 5:48:16 PM  
I'm not prone to conspiracy but when I see: 77,444 as a number.
It's just too damned perfect.
 
2020-09-23 5:50:15 PM  

quiotu: ImmutableTenderloin: OUTRAGE!!!!

Oh wait, an article that has rational, grounded, talking points.

Well, except for the outcome where Trump wins with non-whites. Pretty sure that's not happening anytime soon...


From my personal experience, there are lots of cubans and mexican 'muricans that like Trump. I honestly don't know why, but they do. The article is a bit extreme, IMO, but not out of the realm of reasonable probability.
 
2020-09-23 6:12:53 PM  
Dear young people, "Don't Vote"
Youtube t0e9guhV35o
 
2020-09-23 6:14:34 PM  

quiotu: Was one of the outcomes really about Trump getting a second term from winning over non-whites?

... get the fark outta here...


Yeah, I laughed at that too. I think he's currently polling at something like 3% among black women.
 
2020-09-23 6:23:42 PM  

raerae1980: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: raerae1980: Hubby got discouraged the other day and started talking about voting 3rd party and i tried to talk him out of it.

I hope it went like this:

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Ha!   Close.   I wasn't happy.


Does the dude know how life works?
 
2020-09-23 6:43:00 PM  

DrD'isInfotainment: raerae1980: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: raerae1980: Hubby got discouraged the other day and started talking about voting 3rd party and i tried to talk him out of it.

I hope it went like this:

[media1.tenor.com image 400x198] [View Full Size image _x_]

Ha!   Close.   I wasn't happy.

Does the dude know how life works?


The older he gets, the more he learns. ;-)
 
2020-09-23 6:48:46 PM  

Birnone: sithon: That's why they're cheating. They see the writing on the wall. It's also why Trump is starting his "patriotic education" fund , in order to brainwash some young people into being republicans

I'm optimistic about the reduction in prejudice in future generations because information flows so freely now. Trump may think it's possible to brainwash young people that way but that's because in the era he was young, information was tightly controlled by those in charge. In today's world young people can see and interact with all sorts of people from different backgrounds. About the only people who can be brainwashed like in the old days are young people trapped in an insular community without the means to communicate with others. But those people are being brainwashed anyways, any new effort to do it is a waste of time because he'll be preaching to the converted. The portion of people unconverted but vulnerable to it is becoming smaller and smaller.


People are lazy. It is just as easy for racists to flow their BS into the minds of the intellectually lazy. Look at Cambridge Analytica. With targeted misinformation they helped win many elections. Your optimism is misplaced
 
2020-09-23 7:01:31 PM  

transporter_ii: BMFPitt: People have been confidently declaring this since at least GW Bush's first term.

It is happening, just not as fast as some of us would like. A lot of the assholes we all hate now, what is fixing to happen to them, they can't buy their way out of this time (at least not yet). They are all at the end of their lives.

Not to mention, the current administration is going out of its way to kill old people.

Pretty much can't see it improving for the GOP, either. Unless just getting old makes everyone an asshole. Not really seeing that. But it could be, I guess.


But that's the point of packing the federal courts (up to the SC) with lifetime appointees. That's going to be the last stand.
 
2020-09-23 7:14:04 PM  
Demographics don't matter if you suppress their votes.
 
2020-09-23 7:14:48 PM  

mjjt: And perhaps they're dying at a higher rate bc they refuse to take precautions against hoax diseases


The population most effected by COVID is African Americans.
 
2020-09-23 7:38:42 PM  

austerity101: forgotmydamnusername: raerae1980: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: raerae1980: it really all hinges on which party gets more turnout.

Which party gets turn out AND where they turn out.  An extra 50,000 Democrats turning out in CA is different than an extra 50,000 turning out in PA.

For real, Dude.  Hubby got discouraged the other day and started talking about voting 3rd party and i tried to talk him out of it.   But he's more Gen-X than me, and wasn't budgen.  His apathy was showing.   This was before RBG's death, though.

That's not really about GenX, that's just pigheadedness and political science illiteracy showing. Although IIRC you're in S. California. Given that Trump has a zero percent chance in California, your husband does have more latitude to waste his vote and yet not fark the rest of us over than he would in Ohio.

I hate this reasoning because it's really just outsourcing your civic duties.  The reason that California is reliably blue is because Democratic voters reliably vote there in large numbers.  Looking at that and going "Guess I don't need to help and I can do whatever I want" is lazy and dangerous thinking.


We're Central American ancestry majority these days. The Republican Party wrote off that segment of us decades ago, and nothing has changed. Trumpism doesn't have much appeal for younger, well educated elites, either, and there are quite a lot of those people in the coastal metroplexes. Biden is up by nearly 40 points. A few percentage points worth of idiots and lazy bastards really won't be able to wreck that. If Trump is down by less than 10 in your state, though, best not mess around.
 
2020-09-23 9:41:50 PM  

raerae1980: Rwa2play: raerae1980: I guess this makes me feel better....but it really all hinges on which party gets more turnout.  I hate that old people vote so reliably.

Well if young people voted as reliably as old people have we'd be talking about President-Elect Sanders.

(._. )


Sorry; might've been a bit of a low blow but...I really feel for Bernie that he felt that young vote would pull through for him and it didn't.
 
2020-09-24 1:41:23 AM  

Unobtanium: This is why the have fealty to Trump. They need their "originalist" judges in the courts. Some of them have been pissed off that the 1960s Civil Rights laws were upheld by the SCOTUS.


Some are pissed others got the vote.
 
2020-09-24 1:42:24 AM  

ReaverZ: Unobtanium: This is why the have fealty to Trump. They need their "originalist" judges in the courts. Some of them have been pissed off that the 1960s Civil Rights laws were upheld by the SCOTUS.

Some are pissed others got the vote.


counted as whole people.

/ need more sleep
 
2020-09-24 2:33:43 AM  

Boondock3806: monsatano: austerity101: raerae1980: Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: raerae1980: it really all hinges on which party gets more turnout.

Which party gets turn out AND where they turn out.  An extra 50,000 Democrats turning out in CA is different than an extra 50,000 turning out in PA.

For real, Dude.  Hubby got discouraged the other day and started talking about voting 3rd party and i tried to talk him out of it.   But he's more Gen-X than me, and wasn't budgen.  His apathy was showing.   This was before RBG's death, though.

What do you think it would take to get him to vote for Biden?

I would suggest blowjobs. Lots of blowjobs.

/works on me

No amount of blowjobs could get me to even lie to a Tinder hookup about voting for trump.


I don't know. I'm a principled moderate who is still uncommitted. I'd take some direct lobbying by the slutty caucus.

My voting coalition is the "desprasexuals". We're mostly straight but we take what we can get.
 
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