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Question: Which Dem. candidate would you rather see in Congress?
Ossoff   -10 (31.3%)
Quist   -22 (68.8%)
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Total Voters: 32

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« on: May 19, 2017, 03:39:32 pm »
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« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2017, 03:49:08 pm »
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Quist, without question.  I like Democrats who are popular in rural areas, plus Gianforte's downhome #AmeriKKKa brand of fundamentalist Christianity is one that needs to die, especially as far as his bastardization of the faith helps shape his politics.
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« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2017, 03:49:16 pm »
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Ossoff. Not only do I align with him more ideologically, but a solid win in GA-06 would confirm the trends at the Presidential level in suburban America and that now they are willing to elect Democrats downballot. This would be a really good sign for House races in Clinton/GOP districts next year.

Quist is fine as well, but I worry about his chances in 2018 more were he to win.

And to Figueira, yup, I supported Sanders in that I voted for him and liked the tone of his candidacy more than HRC's from when he announced up until a week or so after the VA primary. Once it became clear he had a virtually nonexistent path to the nomination, I became extremely weary with the fact that he wasn't dropping out and was unnecessarily providing fodder for the GOP. I also started realizing how incredibly shallow his rhetoric was, and that NY Daily News interview was the final nail in the coffin.
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« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2017, 04:06:38 pm »
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Like I said in the other thread, Quist isn't some Smiley populist nice guy FF hero Smiley while Ossoff is the awful neoliberal. It's not that simple, and I believe Quist's voting record would disappoint you if he were to win, Andrew (unless you're a Jon Tester fan, because that's probably the person Quist comes closest to). He's not some kind of socialist, despite what the #analysts are saying. I really don't see what the big difference between the two candidates is other than "muh rural populist".
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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2017, 04:24:00 pm »
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I am actually a Jon Tester fan, and I would much prefer to see Quist win, especially after what Gianforte did with his medical records.
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« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2017, 04:49:08 pm »
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Quist is a great dude whom I'd love to see win (a musician and a pro-gun Democrat? Yes, please!) Ossoff seems like he's okay but nothing special. I'd much rather see Rob win.
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« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2017, 05:30:00 pm »
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By the way, has anyone bothered to listen to some of Quist's music?  He's actually pretty talented.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ5aHKCLehk (This one's my favorite; very... retro-sounding)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXz35vBPYOM
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« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2017, 06:27:54 pm »
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Ossoff. Not only do I align with him more ideologically, but a solid win in GA-06 would confirm the trends at the Presidential level in suburban America and that now they are willing to elect Democrats downballot. This would be a really good sign for House races in Clinton/GOP districts next year.

Quist is fine as well, but I worry about his chances in 2018 more were he to win.

And to Figueira, yup, I supported Sanders in that I voted for him and liked the tone of his candidacy more than HRC's from when he announced up until a week or so after the VA primary. Once it became clear he had a virtually nonexistent path to the nomination, I became extremely weary with the fact that he wasn't dropping out and was unnecessarily providing fodder for the GOP. I also started realizing how incredibly shallow his rhetoric was, and that NY Daily News interview was the final nail in the coffin.

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« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2017, 08:04:49 pm »
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I like Quist but I think Ossoff has more potential for the future of the party.
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« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2017, 08:07:19 pm »
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Definitely Quist.
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« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2017, 10:23:30 pm »
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I would prefer Quist to win, less for ideological reasons, and more because I'm a Mountain West Democrat and I like to see Mountain West Democrats win.
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