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TheBlackAdder

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41. Dealings with Third Way in the past, they are a group to create fissures in the Democratic Party.
Sun Aug 1, 2021, 03:23 AM
Aug 2021

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They had roots with shaky fiscal conservativism, and was funded by a lot of Philanthropies and Private Organizations, including Charles & David Koch to push for lax 'free trade' and the stifling of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, and the group's initial goal was to push Pragmatism.

While being pragmatic is a noble objective, it only works when all sides are pragmatic, and fails when not.
Unfortunately, Third Way promotes negotiating in the middle, with what is mutually achievable.

The flaw with pragmatism is that if the Dems start at the 50 yard line, Republicans are entrenched in their end zone and are virtually immovable. This means that the best a Democrat could achieve is 50%, but during the negotiation process, a little extra give occurs and this slowly, which almost always benefits Republicans, and has been shifting politics towards the right over the past 20 years.

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Nina Turner: Wrong for Ohio [View all] NurseJackie Jul 2021 OP
She's a Democrat! Get over it! Cobalt Violet Jul 2021 #1
Really? Here are their areas of focus... which one/s do you disagree with? NurseJackie Jul 2021 #3
When did she say she is a Democrat? redstateblues Jul 2021 #6
According to "The People's Party" (which she co-founded) Nina originally WANTED to run... NurseJackie Jul 2021 #18
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2021 #7
Third Way I Agree McKim Jul 2021 #10
Here are their areas of focus... which one/s do you disagree with? It all looks good to me! NurseJackie Jul 2021 #15
Dealings with Third Way in the past, they are a group to create fissures in the Democratic Party. TheBlackAdder Aug 2021 #41
So She Says Me. Jul 2021 #11
Only because she's running for office. cab67 Jul 2021 #12
Lol. She's a backstabber and untrustworthy. Just because she worked for Senator Sanders emulatorloo Jul 2021 #19
Nina-T is the same woman who endorsed Jill Fucking Stine instead of Hillary... NurseJackie Jul 2021 #22
Please. She Equated Biden with Trump TomCADem Aug 2021 #44
Just don't understand any real Dem endorsements for nt empedocles Jul 2021 #2
Great ad LetMyPeopleVote Jul 2021 #4
That video is being very kind. George II Jul 2021 #5
Yes... there are a couple of others that make it VERY CLEAR who she is and what she's about. NurseJackie Jul 2021 #13
The amazing thing is these are all things she said herself, direct quotes.... George II Jul 2021 #17
+1. And yes, her own words ... emulatorloo Jul 2021 #20
She made it clear that she has nothing but contempt for the Democratic party and President Biden... NurseJackie Jul 2021 #21
+1 betsuni Jul 2021 #25
Post removed Post removed Jul 2021 #8
Can you name one bit of "progress" she's made in her career? George II Jul 2021 #14
There will be no reply. NurseJackie Jul 2021 #16
With candidates like this, expect to lose bigly. oldsoftie Jul 2021 #9
FFS! Unca Jim Jul 2021 #23
Neither one of those has started their own "People's Party" to siphon-off votes from Democrats. NurseJackie Jul 2021 #24
Sure.. Unca Jim Jul 2021 #26
You made it worse for Nina by giving us the "complete" quote... NurseJackie Jul 2021 #27
Bravo!! 👍 NurseJackie Budi Jul 2021 #30
So calling Biden "shit" twice in the full quote is better than once? betsuni Jul 2021 #29
Look, I get it... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #35
Don't know what you mean by "good guys and bad guys." Something is a fact and real, or it isn't. betsuni Aug 2021 #40
OK... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #43
By the way, progressives said they would've voted for Elizabeth Warren if she'd run in 2016. betsuni Aug 2021 #42
Warren... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #51
"Third Way" is a group of progressive DEMOCRATS, and here you are bashing a group of DEMOCRATS!! George II Jul 2021 #32
Yeah, that tribalism... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #36
This is WHY.. 81 Million People were Not "thinking" this.. Cha Jul 2021 #28
Better than "burn it all down" Budi Jul 2021 #31
Weird... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #38
Her juvenile name calling belongs somewhere else Budi Aug 2021 #45
So... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #50
You were thinking Joe Biden is a half bowl of shit AND one of two bowls of shit? And you're fine.... George II Jul 2021 #33
Again... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #39
Lets see, did we want tribal divided juvenile name calling excitement? Budi Aug 2021 #46
For me... Unca Jim Aug 2021 #49
Who are you, Unka Jim? George II Jul 2021 #34
Who are you? Unca Jim Aug 2021 #37
Who Are You Budi Aug 2021 #47
A classic. Unca Jim Aug 2021 #48
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