This is a problem for the Democrats to figure out.
Before the election rolls around Democrats are going to figure out that whomever they nominate will beat Trump. They don't need to be conservative to win. They don't need to nominate the smelly old empty suit who wants to keep weed illegal. 76% of Democrats are in favor of legalization...Biden is not.
In fact, 76% of Democrats would rather have someone else as president. He may get the nomination anyway. Despite his being generally unable to remember where he is at any given time or what he was talking about. He's pretty sure weed is bad stuff though.
Gaylord Cumquat from the nether regions
You mean Mayor Pete? The queer candidate? He'll gas before the third round, or in horse race terms he'll fade...But you really just can't help liking the guy. I'm sort of rooting for him even though he'll totally feck up my carefully planned predictions. If his surge to the front in Iowa tells us anything, it's that he's the man for middle America.
He won't interfere much with my overall agenda though. If I can't have a progressive candidate running against Trump I'll settle for a centrist Millenial.
No I didn't mean Mayor Pete. I could have used Joe Blow or Smith or anyone. I'm kind of liking Mayor Pete compared to the rest. Of course I've decided my candidate is Tom Steyer. If he's still around come Georgia primary time, I'll vote for him. Klobuchar, Gabbard along with Buttigieg all interest me as second choices. Not some tired old folks from the northeast. We already have one of those as president.
Now we'll see, independents, the less to non-partisan's can be finicky and quirky. Now I know you're not worried about them. But then again, neither was Hillary.
It's high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first instead of their political party. For way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.