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Black votes will define electability for Democrats

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By ERRIN HAINES

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At this point the only Democrat that has a chance of winning a possible sizable chunk of the Black vote would be Biden, everyone else, not a chance. Question is, seeing how senile, forgetful and what a gaffe machine Biden is do the Dems want to take their chance betting him? Even he wife was literally saying, my husband may be a gaffe machine, waffle on issues, but hold your nose and given what’s st stake, please just vote for him. You can’t get more pathetic than that. So Democrats are at a serious crossroads as who will be their messenger and who can get the Black vote and the only to muster a small breakthrough, Biden is their only chance and even if Biden is the nominee can he standup to the brutal beatdown he would get from Trump? In his current state and historical past that remains a definite concern for Democrats.

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With the huge numbers of black jobs created under Trump, doubt a percentage of black voters will be voting Trump.

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Minorities, women, and the educated, all flock to the Democrats. Trump has the backing of Putin and the KKK.

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Minorities, women, and the educated, all flock to the Democrats.

As well as Antifa and the socialists.

Trump has the backing of Putin and the KKK.

Ok, trying to have dialogue with the second most power nuclear nation on the planet and a small insignificant group of idiots wearing sheets.

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Trump has lost the Black vote and the Hispanic. Now losing the white women vote. Down 5 million votes on his last outing and even lost the vote to Hilary then.

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Trump has lost the Black vote and the Hispanic.

No, he has not.

https://spectator.org/why-trumps-approval-ratings-are-up-among-minorities/

The trend began showing up in surveys early this year and appears to be gaining momentum. Some polls now show his approval numbers at 25 percent among African American voters and 50 percent among Hispanic voters. If those figures hold for the next 15 months, they will render Trump unbeatable in November of 2020.

Now losing the white women vote. Down 5 million votes on his last outing and even lost the vote to Hilary then.

Uh-huh, the media said the same thing in 2016. Nothing new.

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Trump trying to woo back the black vote and then he puts his foot in the dog pile with some stupid tweet.

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Using surveys/polls at the beginning of the post as evidence of your position and at the end of the same post disparaging the accuracy of surveys/polls. Transparent.

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Trump will be re- elected by the same people who put him in the WH in 2016; Putin, the KGB and the Russians. You don't lose the popular vote by over 3 million and get to win the WH. It doesn't happen. If Moscow Mitch refuses to let the Senate debate and pass the bills to protect the integrity of US elections, Russia will meddle in it again to produce the same results as in 2016. Mark this on the wall somewhere. Trump could lose the popular vote by 5 million + but the Russians know which states they need to target to change the results in favour of Donald Trump. American democracy is at the mercy of Putin and the Russians.

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The article says.....

the Republican president again is saying he will try to win over black voters, frequently citing low unemployment

Under President Trump's administration unemployment is at 50 year lows, especially among African Americans and other minorities.

https://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/record-157878000-employed-august-21st-record-under-trump

President Clinton famously won an election by sticking to the mantra 'It's the economy stupid!' Trump did the same in 2016. Get ready for enough black and other voters to vote in another Trump victory. Democrats don't care about them, Trump does and has proved it.

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Heh, white people telling black people 'you have jobs, and that is all you are allowed to care about'.

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Rasmussen ( they had it right on the 2016 election ) has black support for Trump now at

wait for it

29%. Anything over 20% for the 2020 election spells doom for the Democrat candidate.

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Here's the link for the Rasmussen poll - not that anyone here will bother to look at at and weep, lol

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/general_politics/july_2019/trump_support_up_this_week_among_black_voters

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Here's the link for the Rasmussen poll

Rasmussen is always at the top end, often the top, of all polls in terms of showing Trump in a favorable light. Still, your link is an improvement to links to fake news MSM Fox News and disheveled headbangers in need of a bath.

@Bass

Are you saying that Trump would win more of the black vote than any democrat apart from Biden?

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@Strangerland

Heh, white people telling black people 'you have jobs, and that is all you are allowed to care about'.

There may be other issues of concern, but inability to put food on the table, pay rent and medical bills, etc. is a life and death major concern of unemployed African Americans (and others). President Trump has alleviated the the problem for multitudes of them previously lied to and abandoned by Obama and the Democrats. They and many more will repay Trump the favor in 2020.

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Blacks are waking up in ever greater numbers and realizing that voting Democrat is not in their best interest.

Rasmussen is always at the top end, often the top, of all polls in terms of showing Trump in a favorable light. Still, your link is an improvement to links to fake news MSM Fox News and disheveled headbangers in need of a bath.

If you bothered listening to what the "disheveled headbanger in need of a bath" says, you would see that he knows what he's talking about.

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@Serrano

Thanks for the link. Spot on. The excerpt below accurately describes the positive sentiments many African Americans have towards President Trump and the feelings of betrayal by the Democrats.

President Trump triggered a media firestorm when he criticized a longtime Democratic congressman’s job performance, saying his Baltimore district is “a rat and rodent infested mess” and “the worst run and most dangerous anywhere in the United States.”

> The president has since pointed out that many of the country’s major cities have similar problems, and nearly all have been run for years by Democrats. Democratic leaders responded by calling Trump a racist, but media interviews in Baltimore and elsewhere found black residents asking the same questions the president is asking.

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