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Why Tulsi Gabbard makes sense for Democratic ticket in 2020

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posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:36 PM
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I believe the DNC will go with a stable and moderate candidate for 2020, one who can energize the Dem base, reach across party lines and still placate the far left. The candidate is US military veteran, H.I. Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D).

The following bullet points aren't my own. Instead they come from an article I came across laying out a great case for her candidacy. Although I'm fairly certain I'm voting Trump in 2020, if Tulsi Gabbard was on the ticket she'd most likely earn my vote.


Why she will win the nomination

5. Everyone in the Democratic Party knows her
Bernie Sanders lost due to relationships. The fact is, outside of Ben & Jerry’s Vermont offices, he had no contacts with big money, not many members of the house knew him well, and even the senate never formally worked with him, due to him having the independent registration. Gabbard was vice chair of the DNC and unlike Bernie has all the billionaires, senators, governors etc. in her phone book already. They know who she is and she knows them.

4. White girl Buddhist
Gabbard, if elected, would be the first Hindu president in American history. The left has this culture where many women get classified as “White girl Buddhist” and on that perspective alone, she could gain some interest from that community of people, due to her ethnic origins, and being a Hindu who is also Native American – real Native American, unlike Liz Warren. This gets her some classic liberal street cred.

3. She’s pro-gun
Believe it or not, a lot of Democrats actually do like guns. Outside of California, and some core states, there’s a spree of Democrats who want free healthcare, legal marijuana, and the power to be packing.

2. She’s the youngest Democrat
If Gabbard runs, she will be, by far, the youngest candidate in the Democratic field. At the age of 39, she would be the youngest president – if elected. AS we’ve seen with JFK, Carter, Clinton, and Obama, there’s just this fact that the youngest person tends to hold an advantage in the Democratic Party. Gabbard being over three decades the junior of Biden and Warren, while also almost 15 years younger than Booker, holds this advantage. The fact she is extremely attractive also doesn’t hurt.

1. She endorsed Bernie
In an age of NowThis, US Uncut, Occupy Democrats and so on, this is all it’ll take: a video showing Tulsi Gabbard, with her basic resume and one line “Elizabeth Warren refused to endorse Bernie Sanders. Tulsi Gabbard resigned as vice chairwoman of the DNC to endorse and fight for Bernie.”
Do that, and watch it get 30 million views, and in a day, she’ll be the most beloved person on the far left, and Liz Warren becomes yesterday’s socialist. Gabbard betting on Bernie in the 2016 primary was the strongest pick she’s made.


Like I said, I'm very supportive of Trump and his administration. I'll most likely vote for him again in 2020 (provided things keep going how they are). I do believe Tulsi Gabbard could really hold a candle to his candidacy, though. I know her and Trump have had several productive discussions, and Rep. Gabbard has her own mind instead of voting along party lines, or according to the will of an angry mob (the loudest and most vocal - but not most numerous - of her constituents)

OP: beinglibertarian.com...
edit on 1/8/2018 by JBurns because: (no reason given)




posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:38 PM
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Never heard of her, is she hot?



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:45 PM
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a reply to: MisterSpock


Well, I would say she is an attractive young lady. But more than that, she's a skilled public speaker and an engaged politician. One of the few in Washington that does their job for the sake of doing the right thing, and not necessarily because it is politically expedient or out of fear of a primary challenger.

I also like the way she has made an effort to work with the President and his administration, much like W.V. Sen. Joe Manchin and N.D. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. I have so much respect for these Dems precisely because of their individual consideration of proposals/issues, as opposed to towing the standard party line or kowtowing to special interests/pressure



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:48 PM
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originally posted by: JBurns
a reply to: MisterSpock


Well, I would say she is an attractive young lady. But more than that, she's a skilled public speaker and an engaged politician. One of the few in Washington that does their job for the sake of doing the right thing, and not necessarily because it is politically expedient or out of fear of a primary challenger.

I also like the way she has made an effort to work with the President and his administration, much like W.V. Sen. Joe Manchin and N.D. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. I have so much respect for these Dems precisely because of their individual consideration of proposals/issues, as opposed to towing the standard party line or kowtowing to special interests/pressure


So......she's like a 6?



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:50 PM
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I'd take her over Trump any day.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:51 PM
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She opposes saudi arabia......that puts her ahead in my books



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:51 PM
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a reply to: JBurns

I would vote for her based on her vocal opposition to the non stop wars of aggression.

Great job bringing her up, she has a powerful presence and is governed by real virtues that we can all get behind!



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:53 PM
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originally posted by: elementalgrove
a reply to: JBurns

I would vote for her based on her vocal opposition to the non stop wars of aggression.

Great job bringing her up, she has a powerful presence and is governed by real virtues that we can all get behind!



Which is why she wont get anywhere.

Virtuous people dont win in politics.

Its why you got Trump verse Hillary...... they where the two turds that floated to the top.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:56 PM
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I will accept her after the end of Trump's second term, not before. We all need to make sure Trump gets his two terms now. I have been hawking for Tulsi since last year though as the obvious choice to revive the Democrat party. But if the GOP challenges her with Joni Ernst, it will be a tough call.

As for her hotness, she is at least a solid 7/10 in my book.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 02:58 PM
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originally posted by: worldstarcountry
I will accept her after the end of Trump's second term, not before. We all need to make sure Trump gets his two terms now. I have been hawking for Tulsi since last year though as the obvious choice to revive the Democrat party. But if the GOP challenges her with Joni Ernst, it will be a tough call.

As for her hotness, she is at least a solid 7/10 in my book.



Ya, I looked up some pictures. I'd definitely put my ballot in her box. I'd also end up in jail too, since I'm sure I'd vote wayyy more than one time.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 03:04 PM
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a reply to: MisterSpock
kekeke



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 03:05 PM
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a reply to: Theprodicalson


Well, that is another great thing about Gabbard (as elementalgrove pointed out). She has a fairly unique ability to unify a lot of people from both parties.


she has a powerful presence and is governed by real virtues that we can all get behind!


She does indeed. Not the kind of person that gets walked on, here at home or by foreign leaders abroad



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 03:06 PM
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originally posted by: MisterSpock
Never heard of her, is she hot?

I think so.
She was smart enough to disassociate herself from the DNC when she saw what Hillary was doing too.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 03:29 PM
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a reply to: JBurns

Never heard of her, thats a good thing.

I want an independent to win. I will NEVER vote democrat again.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 04:22 PM
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a reply to: JBurns

I don't necessarily think that she'd beat Trump, pending his actions in the next two years before the real campaigning begins, but then again, I'm not fully convinced that Trump has a second term cemented in him mind yet.

As far as Dems go, she seems pretty middle-of-the-road to me, or at least a critical thinker, which sadly is a rare commodity on both sides of the aisle these days.

This would be an interesting run-off: Gabbard vs. R. Paul.

Neither extremist--progressive or alt-right--could claim a candidate. Imagine that.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 04:26 PM
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Ya, I looked up some pictures. I'd definitely put my ballot in her box. I'd also end up in jail too, since I'm sure I'd vote wayyy more than one time.


LOL!! Star for you!



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 05:29 PM
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The DNC goes with the most powerful....
I hear the ticket will be a Hillary/Winfrey in 2020
But the article did come from a Libertarian website. Maybe a setup ? Make it look like this person has a chance ?
One of the easiest ways for a team to win is choose the the opponents for themselves....




posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 05:57 PM
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a reply to: Gothmog
Oh vey, Hillary is literally no longer relevant. I think its just blowing wind to even bring her up anymore. And Oprah as a serious contender? HA! She does not have it in her. The only way a TV celebrity could stand a chance anymore is to up the ante from Trump. But he set the bar so high, nobody could ever muster the sheer will or energy to compete from that background for another thirty years!

If the DNC knows whats good for them (which I think we can all be certain they don not!) they would run with Tulsi as the primary nominee. VP could easily be any number of tech executives is my guess. As far as a female counter to Tulsi from the GOP side, people should run with Joni Ernst. Her credentials read like a GOP mirror basically, but obviously with more conservative leanings.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 05:58 PM
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originally posted by: Theprodicalson
She opposes saudi arabia......that puts her ahead in my books


That's probably why you won't see her on a ballot.



posted on Jan, 8 2018 @ 06:23 PM
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a reply to: JBurns

What the democrats should do opposed to what they will do are two vastly different things.


Go ask Bernie.

Kamala Harris is the anointed one.



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