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Subject: Liberal NY Times columnist Tom Friedman- "He's going to be re-elected, isn't he?"


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Hey Dems, just nominate a sane, decent person!
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Date Posted: Fri July 19, 2019 14:45:39
In reply to: If so, who? 's message, "Can any Democrat beat Trump?" on Fri July 19, 2019 10:18:15

I’m struck at how many people have come up to me recently and said, “Trump’s going to get re-elected, isn’t he?” And in each case, when I drilled down to ask why, I bumped into the Democratic presidential debates in June. I think a lot of Americans were shocked by some of the things they heard there. I was.

I was shocked that so many candidates in the party whose nominee I was planning to support want to get rid of the private health insurance covering some 250 million Americans and have “Medicare for all” instead. I think we should strengthen Obamacare and eventually add a public option.

I was shocked that so many were ready to decriminalize illegal entry into our country. I think people should have to ring the doorbell before they enter my house or my country.

I was shocked at all those hands raised in support of providing comprehensive health coverage to undocumented immigrants. I think promises we’ve made to our fellow Americans should take priority, like to veterans in need of better health care.

https://news.google.com/articles/CAI...S&ceid=US%3Aen

Read more: http://www.city-data.com/forum/politics-other-controversies/3067931-nyt-s-thomas-friedman-trump-s.html#ixzz5u9OmuIvp

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Wait for the election. Lots can happen between now and then (NT)TellerFri July 19, 2019 15:14:55


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