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“vote blue” is so cringe and culty. I mean ya, I am going to vote that way out of self defence… But that particular phrase is definitely not going to speak to someone who didn’t already drink the party Kool aid.

Democrats are not your friend, they’re just another powerful political establishment. Republicans are your enemy though.

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It’s vote blue until you suggest replacing Biden then suddenly Biden himself is the only candidate that can win. Why don’t Biden’s supporters just “vote blue” and elect an anti-genocide candidate?

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I’ll vote for the candidate with the most reach who is not trump. That candidate will be a democrat. No other parties are even close. So.

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I’m not suggesting an independent or third party. I’m inviting Democrats not to fuck this up like 2016

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This is not a progressive ideal, this is the same stupid ideas the Trump voters are using, team voting. Voting is for ideals we want a progressive leader, not a crony like Trump or military complex like Biden.

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Okay, well let’s see who ya got

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The current political crisis is a competition of ideas. Specifically who can spread their ideas the farthest and the fastest. Neo-liberalism is entrenched in our society and because of that fascism is on the rise. People reflexively reject socialism without understanding that the ideas work and would improve our lives.

We need to vote for Biden in 2024, because he is going to be the Democratic nominee. But defeating Trump will not be the end of this problem. Unless we successfully perform a political revolution we are going to be in this same situation with the threat of a fascist take-over every presidential election.

We need wealth redistribution and also systemic change to our political and economic institutions. To do that we do need high voter turnout. We need people to vote for socialists and progressives in 2026 and 2028. To get those votes we need to change minds.

I personally appreciate the sentiment of this meme, because we need to be encouraging voter turnout. But the fascist movement will only grow the longer we stick with neo-liberalism. The more wealth inequality grows the more people who will be susceptible to fascist ideas.

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Neoliberalism is causing fascism, therefore we need to vote for Biden, the neo-liberal…

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You really managed to miss 3/4 of the argument and still commented.

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you are ignoring the gaping contradiction in your argument. it isnt necessary to catch the subtle nuances of an argument that follow from a flawed premise. dont tell me “we gotta vote even harder” doesnt follow from anything said before, i will agree.

“we need to encourage fascism with neoliberalism just a liiiitle while longer, then we totally got this bro” yeah youre right im missing it

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My source? I made it the fuck up

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It’s totally accurate if the extra 15% that shows up is all people voting for Biden.

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A 6:9 split in favor of the Democrats is actually more than sufficient. Go crawl back to your “Voting bad actually” disinformation silo.

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…how fuck did you get “voting bad actually” from that comment?

Not all nonvoters who did vote would vote for Biden, that’s a simple statement of fact. The meme assumes they all would.

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If the Republicans win this one, you won’t have to worry about voting ever again.

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Unless the democrats have an actual plan, they can actually get through congress, to unwind the legal framework for fascism that the republicans have built it won’t matter in the long run anyway…

Like seriously we’re in the end game now, without an actual plan to stop it the next republican president will be our last.

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That’s the silver lining I guess. Elections are such stressful events that people living under totalitarian regimes just don’t have to deal with.

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Considering I stressed about Trump every day when he was President, stressing about an Election every couple of years for a few months is much preferred.

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Bullshit. Elections allow to vent out something which otherwise will eat you from inside slowly.

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The funny thing is that I remember this being said about every candidate since Bill Clinton. Dont worry everything is going to be alright.

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gestures broadly at the world that has been increasingly crumbling

You sure about that?

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I agree things are crumbling, but Trump is a symptom not the cause. Trump is not going to be the end of things, he is just a dude that likes to talk about himself and be important.

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Common .ml brain failure.

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