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