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Democratic superdelegates warn they will stop Bernie Sanders at the convention

February 28, 2020

  It is beginning to look a lot like 2016 all over again for Bernie Sanders and his supporters. Well, actually it has been looking like 2016 all over again for quite some time with some of the stories we have been seeing, but it looks like it is about to get interesting for Bernie Sanders and his supporters who are still upset the Democratic party rigged the primary against him in 2016 because now the superdelegates are warning they could do it again this time around.

  Here is more:

Senator Bernie Sanders’ issues with the Democratic establishment may continue past the nominating races and into the Democratic National Convention, according to a new report. 

If Mr Sanders arrives at the convention with any less than a majority of delegates pledged to him, he may find himself with a wave of superdelegates voting against his nomination. 

The New York Times reported Thursday that in interviews with 93 superdelegates, only nine said that Mr Sanders arriving at the convention with a plurality was reason enough to support him as nominee. 

In the event that Mr Sanders does only win a plurality of pledged delegates, there could be a brokered convention and subsequent fight to choose a nominee. 

The Times report was “based on interviews with the 93 superdelegates, out of 771 total, as well as party strategists and aides to senior Democrats about the thinking of party leaders.”

  The magic number for Bernie Sanders is 1,991, anything less than that in the delegate count and the Democratic party leaders are willing to fight to deny Bernie Sanders the nomination and thwart the will of the Democratic voters. This is what the Democratic National Committee is banking on, which is why they are in the process of changing the rules regarding superdelegates again so that the superdelegates do not have to wait for the second ballot to cast their votes.

  It would take some guts for the Democratic party leaders to rob Bernie Sanders of the nomination again, and they would be risking political suicide with their voters, but they are banking on their constituents being so filled with hatred of Donald Trump that it will trump their disdain at being screwed over again.

  The Democratic party leaders hope their base will fall in line for what they believe is the greater good and disregard the fact that their party does not care who they want to be the nominee. We’ll see how it plays out if this comes to fruition but this sure is entertaining.

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. February 28, 2020 8:11 pm

    I guess its be careful what we wish for…… better to stick with what we know then what could be….first thought that comes to mind….Yes, they will lose the kiddies with Sanders but someone unvetted is a scary thought… Michelle Obama? Oprah? These Dems are crazy.

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    • February 29, 2020 7:39 am

      That’s a good point. As the primary season goes on all of these candidates look worse and worse, we would probably be better off if one of them went against Trump. I also believe there is still a chance Michelle Obama could get the nomination at the convention if it is brokered and she would be a much tougher opponent than any of those in the race right now.

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  2. MaddMedic permalink
    February 28, 2020 10:28 pm

    Crazy does not quite cover the current crop of clowns on the left…

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  3. N. R. Ringlee permalink
    February 29, 2020 7:28 am

    The vanguard of the proletariat will once again save the mindless masses from themselves.

    Liked by 1 person

    • February 29, 2020 7:41 am

      I hope you are right but the mindless masses seems to keep on growing year after year and it is getting harder and harder to keep up with them.

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