Update: turnout is trending better! Now if dem voters would knock it off with this support for an unelectable mayor, we might be in business.
@swearengen I am pretty excited for this one, yeah :)
@swearengen oh no...
If you ever want to marvel at the embedded-ness of car infrastructure, go look at people playing Cities: Skylines well, i.e. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oorH7Fcflnc&t=190
Look at all the space taken up by even the efficient intersections!
@typingmonkey generally everything, but in specific it's moving week and men are coming to haul my household away in less than 48 hours.
I also think the guy is a CS prof at UMich who's on leave and working at the book of faces. I have to think that when you buy a 1.6 million dollar home you intend to stay for a while, though? Dunno.
For my part, I'll vote for whomever seems not to be a fascist. That's not good enough for many, though, and the Dems need to understand that. (This is why Buttigieg has no path to victory. He's unlikely to inspire turnout in the rust belt states the dems have to win.)
I should caveat the Warren crossover—she's getting crossover from a lot of highly educated mainstream dems. Those will vote for any non-Trump and will vote regardless. Institutional/machine Dems are still actively hostile.
My reads from last year remain intact: Biden thinks it's 1976 & has an actively bad campaign; Buttigieg has no path to victory in the general; Warren is awesome but Sanders still reigns supreme in her target demo _and_ she's not getting any crossover from mainstream Dems (yet).
Sanders turns out more youth and crossover working-class votes than anyone else. The question is whether he'll get mainstream support.
My hope is that anti-Trump sentiment is strong enough the Dems will show regardless.
uspol: dem primary edition
But yeah--this is going to be a "energized turnout" election, so if the Dems want to win they have to nominate someone who will get people fired up.
@csalzman construction timber in the U.S. is universally crappy :). I watch someone like Paul Sellers work in the UK and his 2x4s are straight, clear, and sharp-cornered! Not fair!
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