Why Blue No Matter Who

Copy/pasted from FB:

If it turns out to be Biden — as disappointed as many of us would be — or if turns out to be Sanders—as disappointed as many of us would be, please remember:

1. You’re not just voting for President.

2. You’re voting for who replaces RBG on the Supreme Court.

3. You’re voting for the next Secretary of Education.

4. You’re voting for federal judges.

5. You’re voting for the rule of law.

6. You’re voting for saving national parks.

7. You’re voting for letting kids out of cages.

8. You’re voting for clean air and clean water.

9. You’re voting for scientists to be allowed to speak about climate change and for rebuilding the CDC.

10. You’re voting for what a President says and does on Twitter.

11. You’re voting for housing rights.

12. You’re voting for LGBTQ people to be treated with dignity.

13. You’re voting for non-Christians to be able to adopt and to feel like full citizens.

14. You’re voting for Dreamers.

15. You’re voting so that there will be Social Security and Medicare when you retire.

16. You’re voting for veterans to get the care they deserve.

17. You’re voting for rural hospitals.

18. You’re voting so that you or someone else can have health insurance.

19. You’re voting for the preservation of PBS.

20. You’re voting to have a President who doesn’t embarrass this country every time she or he attends an international meeting.

21. And you’re voting against allowing the USA to become yet another authoritarian regime.

22. You’re voting for sensible gun laws.

23. You’re voting for climate action, that is, for a habitable planet.

24. You’re voting for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and many more organizations that make our lives more artistic, healthier, and more knowledgeable.

25. You’re voting to rebuild the Department of State, for ambassadors in every nation with whom we have diplomatic relations.

26. You’re voting for compassionate immigration policies.

27. You’re voting truth and facts and against misinformation and propaganda.

28. You’re voting for food stamps, school
meals, Meals on Wheels, Medicaid, and other programs that help the most vulnerable among us eat and receive healthcare.

29. You’re voting to help people with overwhelming student debt and to make public education affordable.

30. You’re voting against white supremacy.

31. You’re voting for our alliances, for national and global security.

32. You’re voting for reproductive rights.

33. You’re voting for investments in infrastructure and green technologies.

No Democrat is perfect.

Your first AND second choices may have dropped out. Your third might. But the nominee, no matter who he is, won’t be perfect. They won’t pass your purity test. And yet every single one of them will be better than four more years of Trump!!!


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