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Who’s to Blame for Black Candidate Losses in the Midterms? Bernie Sanders has the Answer.

Sure thing, Bernie. Sure thing.

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With the 2018 November midterms finally behind us, all the major voices in the realm of politics, both in Congress and out of it, are trying to make sense out of the wins and losses, offering their “expert” analysis on the various outcomes. Like why so many black candidates lost their races for example.

Now, as you can probably imagine, the left-wingers have wasted zero time jumping to the usual conclusions of racism as an explanation for this, particularly everyone’s favorite socialist, Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Sanders stated that the reason so many black candidates lost their races was because “white people aren’t comfortable” voting for a person of color.

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And yet, he goes on later to say, that a person who doesn’t vote for a candidate based on their race is “not necessarily racist.”

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“I think you know there are a lot of white folks out there who are not necessarily racist who felt uncomfortable for the first time in their lives about whether or not they wanted to vote for an African-American,” Sanders said, according to The Daily Beast. “I think next time around, by the way, it will be a lot easier for them to do that.”

Both Gillum and Abrams were targeted by racist robocalls in their states, organized by white supremacist groups.

Sanders’ explanation for the failure of these supposed star politicians explicitly denies the idea that their extremely progressive policies may have dissuaded many voters.

According to CBS News, Ron DeSantis won the white vote 60 percent to 39 percent. Gillum earned 86 percent of the black vote.

Breaking it down by gender, white men voted for DeSantis by a 69 percent to 31 percent margin; Gillum got 47 percent of the white female vote. 91 percent of black men and 82 percent of black women voted for Gillum.

In reality, the most likely reason these folks lost their races is that their policies are far too radically left-wing for the majority of Americans who happen to be centrists. This would also be the case if the conservative individual running for the GOP was extremely hardcore to the right.

People in America seem to crave balance, deeply desiring to see fiscal responsibility measured equally against compassionate care for those who are less fortunate. They want a both/and — which is sometimes impossible — rather than an either/or.

Both parties end up suffering because of their refusal to see this and to acknowledge that most issues facing our country — minus a few black and white ones like abortion — are a complicated shade of gray.

The left in particular has a hard time swallowing that pill. However, until they do, they are going to find themselves out of step with the American people and just shy of obtaining the goals they desire.

Source: TheBlaze

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GOP Senator Drafts Motions to Subpoena Joe & Hunter Biden, Adam Schiff, & Whistleblower

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John Salvatore

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Everybody should be held accountable for their role, no matter how big or small, for having a hand in this entire impeachment fiasco. Missouri Senator Josh Hawley (R) hopes to see it come to fruition. From Politico: If the Senate decides to consider new impeachment trial witnesses and documents next week, Sen. Josh Hawley plans to try and force votes on everyone from Adam Schiff to Joe Biden. The Missouri Republican is preparing to file subpoena requests for witnesses and documents that Democrats and Republicans alike won’t want to vote on. Hawley’s strategy harmonizes with plans from GOP Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky to force votes to hear from Hunter Biden, the former vice president’s son who was on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma. Hawley’s tweet: https://twitter.com/HawleyMO/status/1221215365692370944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221215365692370944&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbreaking-senator-hawley-drafts-motions-to-subpoena-bidens-schiff-whistleblower Reactions: https://twitter.com/SG95975481/status/1221216300208443393?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221216300208443393&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F25%2Fsen-josh-hawley-has-motions-to-subpoena-adam-schiff-the-whistleblower-and-the-bidens-ready-to-go%2F https://twitter.com/APodCalypseNow2/status/1221217487578173440?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221217487578173440&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F25%2Fsen-josh-hawley-has-motions-to-subpoena-adam-schiff-the-whistleblower-and-the-bidens-ready-to-go%2F https://twitter.com/trm10trm/status/1221217581777874944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221217581777874944&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F25%2Fsen-josh-hawley-has-motions-to-subpoena-adam-schiff-the-whistleblower-and-the-bidens-ready-to-go%2F https://twitter.com/W_D_E_Dave/status/1221219103115005958?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221219103115005958&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F25%2Fsen-josh-hawley-has-motions-to-subpoena-adam-schiff-the-whistleblower-and-the-bidens-ready-to-go%2F https://twitter.com/TyCardon/status/1221216914913079296?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1221216914913079296&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2020%2F01%2F25%2Fsen-josh-hawley-has-motions-to-subpoena-adam-schiff-the-whistleblower-and-the-bidens-ready-to-go%2F Everyone knows that confirmed drug addict Hunter Biden received his job on the Burisma board due to his father’s status as a prominent American politician. That’s the easy part. What’s crazy is that Democrats are willing to overlook Joe’s malfeasance and corruption because they so loathe Donald Trump – a president who has literally committed no crime while in office. Had Trump actually committed a crime, we would have known about it by now. And yet, Dems keep reaching and reaching for something, anything – always coming up flat. From Daily Wire: New York Times reporter Kenneth Vogel said on the newspaper’s podcast on Wednesday that Ukrainian gas company Burisma got its “rationale” to put then-Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, on its board because of Joe Biden’s position in the U.S. government and his activities in Ukraine. Allegations surrounding the Joe and Hunter Biden’s in Ukraine and with Burisma have become a sore spot for Joe Biden as…

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Noted Trump Critic Says POTUS Defense Team Was ‘Brilliant’ & ‘Sophisticated’ & ‘Effective’

The trifecta…

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It is so easy to defeat a liberal argument, especially regarding the impeachment of President Trump, that even noted anti-Trump Democrats are joining in on the fun. In other words, things are not looking up for Schiff and company. Not at all. The Daily Wire has the scoop… Constitutional Law Professor at George Washington University Jonathan Turley, a Trump critic who was widely praised for his non-partisan testimony during House Democrats’ impeachment hearings, praised Trump’s legal team on Saturday over their performance in defending the president. “The House took a lot of hits below the waterline today,” Turley wrote on Twitter. “These were powerful points that gave ample foundation for senators to support acquittal without agreeing with the Dershowitz theory or the suggestion that everything was ‘perfect.’ I liked the low key, fact-based argument.” Turley added, “The White House did a particularly good job explaining its position on refusing discovery and also the unfair process. Moreover, it was a brilliant decision to limit the opening to a few hours. The House subjected the Senate to mind-numbing repetition for 22 hours.” WATCH: https://twitter.com/KamVTV/status/1220461301367037952?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1220461301367037952&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fimpeachment-witness-trump-critic-trump-trial-defense-brilliant-sophisticated-effective WATCH: https://twitter.com/NewsHour/status/1220056517510156298?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1220056517510156298&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fschiff-admits-in-senate-trial-that-impeachment-about-stopping-trump-re-election WATCH: Rep. Adam Schiff: “What we’ve seen here is far more serious than a third rate burglary of the Democratic headquarters.” “Where is Howard Baker? Where are the people who are willing to go beyond their party to look to their duty?” https://twitter.com/ABCPolitics/status/1197629141522075648?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1197629141522075648&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthehill.com%2Fhomenews%2Fadministration%2F471565-schiff-says-trumps-actions-go-beyond-anything-nixon-did POTUS called out Schiff for being the lying [insert word here] that he is. And in typical Trump fashion, he spoke the truth and did so with confidence. See for yourself… If Shifty Adam Schiff, who is a corrupt politician who fraudulently made up what I said on the “call,” is allowed to release transcripts of the Never Trumpers & others that are & were interviewed, he will change the words that were…

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