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(112,753 posts)
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 05:30 PM Jul 2020

Great day in Mark Meadows red district. We may win his seat.

I’ve lived in the district for a few years now and today was the first time I felt certain N.C. is going Biden, and we have a great chance of winning Meadows seat,

In my Harris Teeter parking lot I’m seeing far fewer signs of Trump support. Today I saw a prominent local Republican’s car with 3 new bumper stickers, all in a simple row.

Veterans Against Trump. Republicans Against Trump. Christians Against Trump.

On the way out I saw another car with the same 3 bumper stickers.

These stickers looked newly placed, so something’s going on. My guess is the Russian bounties story broke the back of more than a few camels.

BTW, the congressional candidate here is retired military and a proud progressive, Moe Davis.


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Eliot Rosewater

(31,035 posts)
1. Every member of the GOP is actively supporting mass murder and the takeover
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 05:32 PM
Jul 2020

of our country by Putin.

They ALL must go.


(14,971 posts)
2. Colonel Moe! I don't live in his district but I've donated to him. And I'm pretty sure the young guy
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 05:35 PM
Jul 2020

running against him is a white nationalist.


(4,651 posts)
4. I grew up in that district eons ago. It would be great
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 05:42 PM
Jul 2020

to turn blue, but isn't the reality that was most likely to happen due to districting changes the reason Meadows went to the West Wing in the first place?


(63,748 posts)
5. There Had To Something Up
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 05:55 PM
Jul 2020

To leave a house seat with leadership credentials for chief of staff in a WH in disarray in an administration with historically low approval? That's a stupid career move, unless he thought his gig was in jeopardy anyway.


(63,748 posts)
8. He Could Have Grifted As A Rep
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 06:08 PM
Jul 2020

Probably for much longer.
He had to think the gravy train was coming to it's end.
Now, he's got WH CoS on his resume for the private sector.
He must have figured he needed some stars on that resume. And that he would need it soon.


(112,753 posts)
6. The change was slight, but, definitely in our favor.
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 05:58 PM
Jul 2020

I think the vain Mr Bigshot was thinking he outgrew being in congress and definitely wasn’t interested in having to fight for his seat.


(1,843 posts)
9. Howdy, neighbor. I live in that district too
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 06:37 PM
Jul 2020

And am hopeful that Moe Davis can win the seat. As ex military he will appealing to many of the local yokal repugs.

I remember Heath schuler was our Dem congressman, before he retired just as we got gerrymandered. He was a football star, another thing the yokals respect. NC does have a history of switching voting preferences from one or 2 elections to the next, Dem to repug back to Dem.

Counting the days until early voting!


(8,293 posts)
11. My district as well
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 08:13 PM
Jul 2020

That is great to hear. I stay out of public because I get way to angry at Trump/Meadows supporters. So, I have not seen those positive signs. Why Meadows is relative at all here after silently cosppnsering bill to close Asheville VA. is shocking. He tried to deny it when confronted by a retired Military officer at a town hall in Franklin. Watching him kissing trumps ass as passionately he does is sickening and an embarrassment to North Carolina. Thanks for a sign of hope here in Trumpistan.


(5,261 posts)
12. Thankfully all of Democratic Asheville is now together back in the mountain district
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 08:33 PM
Jul 2020

We have a much greater chance of getting back that seat now that Asheville is not split in half. I am so glad to again be able to vote with the rest of Asheville and W.N.C. especially since we have a great candidate.


(112,753 posts)
14. We should have a DU party when the virus subsides.
Sun Aug 2, 2020, 08:35 AM
Aug 2020

There are more DUers living in this area than I thought.



(2,180 posts)
13. Well done Moe Davis kept
Fri Jul 31, 2020, 10:12 PM
Jul 2020

pounding away at the GOP. We over in the 5th District would love to eradicate Virginia Foxx from here seat in congress. She is a nightmare for us in Winston-Salem. Petty, vindictive and small minded all the way all the time. Hurry up January!!!!!

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