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Maybe some of the Democrats are opening their eyes to the direction the party is heading, or it could be that they are just posturing to try and get votes.

 

By Alexander Bolton - 11/02/18 06:00 AM EDT

 

Democrats in tough Senate races around the country are throwing their party under the bus as the seek to pull out victories in red states won just two years ago by President Trump.  In Missouri, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) has a radio ad declaring she’s “not one of those crazy Democrats.” She’s in a razor-tight race against Josh Hawley, the state’s attorney general.

In Montana, Sen. Jon  (D), whose race against Republican Matt Rosendale has tightened considerably, told The Hill that Democrats “botched” the debate over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

 

He also criticized Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D) use of DNA results to claim Native American heritage, saying it doesn’t “pass the test.” 

In Tennessee and Arizona, former Gov. Phil Bredesen (D) and Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) are telling voters that they will not back Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) for Senate Democratic Leader. Trump won both of those states in 2016, too.

 

https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/414422-democrats-in-tough-races-throw-their-party-under-the-bus

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1 minute ago, Randyandyuni said:

wow ... using honesty to sway voters ... perhaps there is hope for the Democratic party

Depends, is it honesty?


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27 minutes ago, Randyandyuni said:

I'm an optimist

Fundamentally, I am as well except when it comes to politicians.  The GOP is only slightly better in my eyes than the Dems, but to me, they all pander at election time.


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6 hours ago, Bill & Katya said:

they are just posturing to try and get votes

This.  They must mask, waffle about, or deny their true beliefs until they're (re-)elected, and then they're free to return to what they were always doing.


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