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The Definitive, Encyclopedic Case For Why Hillary Clinton is the Wrong Choice

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Quite the replete article. I'm surprised to see it on daily kos.
The Definitive, Encyclopedic Case For Why Hillary Clinton is the Wrong Choice

It covers: (with select snippets)
  • DOMA and gay marriage
  • NAFTA [and TPP] (“She has, in fact, a long record of verbally criticizing free-trade agreements, but then supporting them when in office.”)
  • Welfare reform (Hillary: “Too many of those on welfare had known nothing but dependency all their lives")
  • Minimum wage
  • 2001 Bankruptcy bill (“She did a 180 once she became senator,” he said. “It was galling.”)
  • Iraq War
  • Reining in Wall Street ("The Glass-Steagall Act that was repealed by Bill Clinton in 1998 is considered to be one of the underlying causes of the financial crisis of 2008.")
  • Cluster bombs ("Hillary Clinton voted in 2006 (as this story explains) to let our military continue to use cluster bombs in areas with concentrated civilian populations")
  • Other arms sales
  • Human rights abroad
  • Children from Central America
  • The for-profit prison industry
  • Death penalty
  • Domestic spying
  • No Child Left Behind ("as a U.S. senator, she served on the Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee, as a key member shaping the No Child Left Behind Act")
  • American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (“The most absurd corporate tax giveaway of 2005.”)
  • Climate change ("She supported the KXL pipeline until she suddenly came out against it last September; She supported offshore drilling until she suddenly didn’t in December; She supported promoted fracking around the world as environmentally safe and still supports fracking in the U.S; She still supports fossil fuel extraction on public lands")
  • Coal plants in South Africa
  • Healthcare
  • Kissinger
  • Food
  • Guns
  • Campaign money ("Hillary Rodham Clinton will begin personally courting donors for a “super PAC” supporting her candidacy, the first time a Democratic presidential candidate has fully embraced these independent groups that can accept unlimited checks from big donors")
  • Ethics ("an unusual intervention by the top U.S. diplomat." ... "Total donations by UBS to the Clinton Foundation grew from less than $60,000 through 2008 to a cumulative total of about $600,000 by the end of 2014")
  • More on trust
  • Ideology
The Definitive, Encyclopedic Case For Why Hillary Clinton is the Wrong Choice
 

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So what should the democratic party do? repudiate the popular vote and send Hillary home?

I don't understand what Bernie's supporters want. For people who want to revitalize American democracy, they sure are anti-democratic.
 

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So what should the democratic party do? repudiate the popular vote and send Hillary home?

I don't understand what Bernie's supporters want. For people who want to revitalize American democracy, they sure are anti-democratic.
Really?

Given the sheer amount of election rigging in Hillary's favor, Clinton now has the most anti-democratic campaign the democrats have ever run.
 
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Really?

Given the sheer amount of election rigging in Hillary's favor, Clinton now has the most anti-democratic campaign the democrats have ever run.

I'd be the first one to join the crusade against Hillary if I believed that the rigging was substantial enough to account for her lead in the pledged delegates and the popular vote. Sadly, that's not the case.
 
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