Skip to comments.Dems fear another rural wipeout will reelect Trump
Posted on 08/20/2019 8:53:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
DES MOINES, Iowa As Democratic presidential candidates descended on the Iowa State Fair, a plane buzzed overhead, an ominous warning fluttering behind it on a banner: Focus on Rural America.
Democrats hoping to win the White House in 2020 recognize how critical that advice is after 2016, when Hillary Clinton turned in strong performances in many cities and suburbs but lost rural voters 2-to-1, falling short to President Donald Trump by slim margins in Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Democrats clawed back some gains in rural counties in the 2018 midterm elections, and they want to build on that momentum in 2020.
But the presidential primary, often dominated by cultural issues and Trump-driven hot buttons, including immigration and race, isnt helping their case.
Theres good reason to worry because the reality is this: Theres a fundamental values gap between the mainstream Democratic Party, which tends to be more socially liberal and cosmopolitan in its outlook, and rural and small-town voters, said Mark Mellman, a Democratic pollster whose past campaigns include Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers 2018 victory and the 2018 defeat of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.). Unless a candidate can build bridges across that gap on the basis of values, its very difficult to make any policy proposal matter.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Gun grabbing socialists will never be popular in rural America.
My Dem rep keeps pumping out “rural green partnership” bullcrap - carbon sequestration, nutrient management and production of biobased products. More meddling by the feds who have a 0.0% record of success.
“Unless a candidate can build bridges across that gap on the basis of values, its very difficult to make any policy proposal matter.
that’s gonna be REALLY hard to do by a bunch of literally avowed communist Dem candidates ...
Neither will Bible-burning babykillers.
The rural United States obviously prefers an administration that doesn’t want to micro-manage all aspects of their lives.
The real question is why the electorate in large, high-tax, high-crime urban areas continue to vote for these lying, socialist frauds.
It makes as much sense as tossing the contents of your wallet into a storm drain.
Partisan Media Shills update.
...rooted in slavery and oppression, including capitalism, the consumption of sugar, and the U.S.'s rejection of 100 percent government-funded health care.
Patriots are reminded the rural wipeout for PDJT in 2020 elections needs to include a new patriot Congress that will promise to support PDJTs vision for MAGA, now KAG (Keep America Great!).
This is weird.
"Once we win the White House, the Deplorables will have to sit down and shut up."
We've been given a three-year lesson from the Lefties on how to "resist" when they didn't win the White House.
The Deplorables have guns. And the Democrats are Mitt-licking slime who can't be allowed to have power.
This will not end well for the Mitt-licking slime...
Carbon sequestration? Thats just a fancy city name for trees!
May they soil their wild-grown unisex drawers.
The left has zero values so how can there be a gap when you they no values at all...and in fact they gleefully oppose everything good and right about this country that is loved and respected by true Americans? ...They consistently show they are killers of life, support and encourage sexual deviants, they lust for power never service, and are not only thieves and liars but encourage others to be as they are.
They are not worthy of a single vote.
The combination of Leftist ideology, racial grievance politics, and public employe unionism is the recipe for blue state political power.
Not just baby killers, but proven baby part choppers.
The DIMocRATS fear is WELL FOUNDED, as the DIMs have NOBODY who can defeat President TRRUMP, absent massive vote fraud.
Those horns hidden under the diaper are prominent. The photoshop should have included them.
Some Democrats understand what they’re up against:
[A Democratic consultant, granted anonymity to discuss the issue candidly, said that if Democrats are the party of banning assault weapons and decriminalizing the border, then rural voters are not going to be able to hear any Democrats policy plan.
Thats like bringing a boombox to a rock concert, the consultant said.]
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