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man squeezed from tube declares "i come with a different perspective"

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we have to think about cyber

are you thinking about cyber?

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oh it's tom steyer. he's still committed to the bit i guess

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tom stares directly into the camera. other people look at blitzer. tom follows the active camera even as it changes

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warren shrinks away from steyer. she doesn't want her name in his mouth.

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sanders sounding presidential as heck, does that make me a centrist

"both of those wars were based on lies!" damn

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biden loves saying "i was there too"

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blitzer: small warcrimes or big warcrimes?
biden: small warcrimes. warcrimes in a jokerman font

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warren > no troops in the middle east!
biden > counterpoint: special troops

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biden is a flopping fish, mumbling the words of the old gods

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when sanders says "wolf" it sounds like "woof" and all i'm saying is i hope to hear some edits

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tom steyer is scared to death of climate change and his best idea was to become president

billionaires, everybody

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pete the turnpike cop here to tell you socialism is above the speed limit

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warren and sanders seem to bury the hatchet regarding the "can a woman win?" matter, thank joddess

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oh no bernie. the moderators are falling down.

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"i agree. women can win" - biden 2020

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biden is visibly winded. it feels wretched and ridiculous to watch him struggle.

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ok. biden got his face stapled during the break. he's awake now.

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"this debate isn't real" - klobuchar 2020

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klobuchar here to tell you about the true nature of reality and why it means you can't see a doctor

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amy klobuchar speaks the true name of millennials, demonstrating with eldritch whispers her total dominion:

The Sandwich Generation

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dnc working SO HARD to shit on sanders. literally just asked him "why wouldn't your plans bankrupt the country"

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pete sounds like a verizon ad

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pete accidentally reveals he was squeezed from a tube by speaking about wage-earners as a separate people unlike "us"

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let's hear from a voter: "des moines is an insurance town. what happens to all the grifters when the grift dries up?"

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there are two steyer people in the audience. only two

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"there are a whole lot of drugs" - e.warren 2020

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there it is. use the market, elizabeth. use the market! "you don't even need price controls" she says, immediately after indicating she would use executive authority to lower prices

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pete here with a special offer from your friends at The Government Dot Social: now for a limited time you can get childcare for as low as 7% of your income, or as low as 0% if you prostrate yourself before us and beseech the green god

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when biden says he was making $42k/yr as a senator in 1974 he means $220k on inflation, but close to ten times that if you consider buying power

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pete does not understand people who were not squeezed from a tube, but he's trying. by joddess he's trying

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i like that centrists think of means testing as a thing poor people should self-evidently support

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i don't think they're going to talk about puerto rico at all, but they'll use flooding in iowa to talk about climate change instead

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there's those two steyer people again, clapping, being immediately shushed by ushers,

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oh i get it now. tom steyer is speaking to the camera because then he can use it in ad footage. no need to hire a camera crew.

weird flex saying you're thirty years slimier than pete

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someday we'll have a worshipper of the old gods in the ruins of that office, and i for one look forward to that day. that's why i'm happy to vote for,,

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it's not warren or sanders who are going to scare away swing voters. it's me. i'll leap from the woods at their mid-sized subarus and bare my glittering fangs. terrified they will never return

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warren reading oppressed groups from a notecard

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ok that's it! get out of here! take back your power from the clutches of that reeking maw!

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@garbados “They can still get healthcare because we destroyed the insurance industry.”

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@garbados youre out there doing gods work

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@garbados thank you for this work of art and political analysis

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@activationfxn thanks! it’s a weird ritual 👽

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@garbados the swing voters, of course, are named for the wide swings their arms make as they flee, churning the dirt into mud

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@garbados that is what is infuriating to me

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@garbados i'm glad you did the math on that, because i wanted to but then didn't

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@garbados you are doing a phenomenal job of analysis with this thread

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@garbados should be more

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@garbados i assume that's all they could find

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@garbados lolllll wage earners????

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@June someone explained to him the anxiety of earning a shiftly, hourly wage, and he hasn't really internalized it yet

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@June wo-orkers? woarkers? werkors. ah, robots!

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