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James Carville: The fate of the world depends on the Democrats getting their sh*t together and winning in November.


And so far, I don’t like what I see.

And a lot of people I talk to feel the same way.

@dnc @tomperez @SpeakerPelosi

Going forward I will quote Carville. No quotes = me.

We won in 2018 b/c we stayed narrowly focused on issues near & dear to the ♥️s of American families.

To win in 2020, it is imperative we continue to focus on core issues: Wages, safety & HC: making ends meet.

“We have candidates (Warren) on the debate stage talking about open borders & decriminalizing illegal immigration.“

This strikes fear in the hearts of Americans L, R & C.

Open borders benefits TOC — they wont have to ‘smuggle” anymore they can just right walk in

ANYONE can walk in to the USA unchallenged.

The thought of criminals/bad actors entering USA unchallenged scares the hell out of Am families across the nation.

It threatens their SAFETY & SECURITY.

Many immigrants entered the US legally & expect same of others

Immigration reform is important, BUT IT IS NOT THE PRIORITY of American Families.

They care about being able to to pay their bills every month—make ends meet—put food on their tables.

They care about being able to afford a surprise expense & healthcare.

“They’re talking about doing away with nuclear energy and fracking”

Which will then make us reliant on foreign sources for energy in the interim.

Alternative energy dev’t is extremely important, but again to avg American families it is not a tip top priority.

“You’ve got Bernie Sanders talking about letting criminals and terrorists vote from jail cells.”

“Here’s another stupid thing:

Democrats talking about free college tuition or debt forgiveness. I’m not here to debate the idea.

What I can tell you is that people”

“People allover this country worked their way through school, sent their kids to school, paid off student loans.”

Or simply didn’t seek a higher edu’n b/c they didn’t want to incurr an enormous debt burden.

“They don’t want to hear this sh*t.”

“Politics: It means building coalitions to win elections.

“It means sometimes having to sit back and listen to what people think & framing your message accordingly.”

Think bullet points, not pretty paragraphs. Repeat, repeat, repeat.

“That’s all I care about.”

“Right now the most important thing is getting this career criminal who’s stealing everything that isn’t nailed down out of the WH

We can’t do anything for anyone if we don’t start there & then acquire more power.

We can’t win the Senate by looking down at people. “

The D Party has to drive a narrative that doesn’t give off vapors that we’re smarter than everyone or culturally arrogant.

Falling into despair won’t help anyone, I mean, you can curse the darkness or you can light a candle. I’m getting a f’g welding torch. Okay?

We are on the verge of WWIII & Sanders/AltL want to defund/destroy our military.

“It doesn’t matter what you think about any of that, or if there are good arguments — talking about (issues not important to AMFams] that is not how you win a national elex.”

“FFS, we’ve got Trump at Davos talking about cutting Medicare & no one in the party has the sense to plaster a picture of him up there sucking up to the global elites, talking about cutting taxes for them while he’s talking about cutting Medicare back home.”

“Jesus, this is so obvious and so easy and I don’t see any of the candidates taking advantage of it.”

“The Republicans have destroyed their party and turned it into a personality cult, but if anyone thinks they can’t win, they’re out of their damn minds.”

“Look, Bernie Sanders isn’t a Democrat. He’s never been a Dem. He’s an ideologue. And I’ve been clear about this: If Bernie is the nominee, I’ll vote for him. No question. I’ll take an ideological fanatic over a career criminal any day. But he’s not a Democrat.”

If Sanders is the DEM candidate we will all lose.

He is Manafort/Putin’s LW candidate.

He doesn’t have a beggar’s chance in hell winning against Trump.

@Gop have a treasure chest of kompromat on deadbeat dad SovietSanders. RU does too.

“HRC won the popular vote by almost 3M. And secondly, the Russians put Jill Stein in front of HRC’s campaign to depress votes. And thirdly, the @nytimes a week before an election, assured its readers that the Russians were not even trying to help Trump.”🙄

“And then @nytimes wrote 15,000 stories about Hillary’s emails.

But back to Sanders — what I’m saying is the Dem Party isn’t Bernie Sanders, whatever you think about Sanders.

But here’s what I do know: Sanders might get 280 electoral votes & win the presidency”

“& maybe we keep the House. But there’s no chance in hell we’ll ever win the Senate w/ Sanders at the top of the party defining it for the public.

So long as McConnell runs the Senate, it’s game over. There’s no chance we’ll change the courts.

“& nothing will happen, and Sanders will just be sitting up there screaming angrily into the microphone about the revolution.

The purpose of a political party is to [win elex] & acquire power.

All right?

Without power, nothing matters.”

Trump wins. We lose

“Most of the people aren’t into all this distracting sh*t about open borders & letting prisoners vote.

They don’t care. They have lives to lead. They have kids. They have parents that are sick. That’s what we have to talk about. That’s all we should talk about.”

“DEM messaging: framing, repeating, and delivering a coherent, meaningful message that is relevant to people’s lives

It’s about how you deliver and frame the message.

We have one moral imperative here, and that’s beating Trump.

Nothing else matters.”


In the immediate future, even if we don’t see a single, monstrous new scandal emerge, we might instead witness a slow accumulation and acceleration of insidiously incremental abuses of power that, taken together, continue to erode the rule of law.

Rick Wilson ripped into the Republican Party for acquitting Trump on impeachment charges and thereby unleashing a vengeful “man more suited to a padded cell” upon the U.S. public.

Using Trump’s two Thursday speeches — which Wilson described as indicative of ...

RW:”Trump’s usual mental frailty, verbal dysentery, pathological mendacity, tertiary syphilis, amphetamine addiction, and brain worms.

The recently acquitted and utterly guilty POTUS, King Donald the Malevolent, let his rage, manias, &

“Petty vengeances out to play, bellowing like a third-world warlord in a display of political performance art that was almost unbearably grotesque in its affront to American values, the law, and our collective sanity.”



One more thing:

American families are horrified by the notion of some DEM candidates want to give illegal immigrants free HC, when Grampa Pete & Uncle Steve have to wait 6 mos get an appt at the VA.

I don’t hear any DEMs talking about Veteran’s issues.

The DNC will lose the election if they pander to the Michael Moore/AOC “woke base.”

The majority of American care about being able to provide shelter, food, clothing, & HC for their families.


Yes, RADICAL SOCIALISTS scare them too.
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Whatta week... WH & GOP are going full mobster now. Many have given fair warning.

Barr needs to be hauled into Congress & asked if he interfered with any cases related to TeamTrump. We have not seen TT indictments post Mueller (xNader)

Anyway TGIF.

xoxo , Karol
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