Democrats need to focus. The object of the Democrat convention should be to elect someone who can beat Donald Trump.
The brightest and most able candidate is Mayor Peat. But there is an elephant in the room that has so far been ignored. Catholics, white fundamentalist Christians and the religious black community will never vote for a gay couple to occupy the White House. Buttigieg is not
Like Hillary, Joe Biden is the comfortable, Washington insider, considered next in line by the Ol’Boy network. But Joe is not on top of his game. Age matters when creeping senility begins to show. Joe is not capable of winning a debate against Donald Trump. He would be made to look foolish when confronted with a Trump attack.
Of the front runners, that leaves Sanders and Warren.
Bernie has a young following. He is to the Democrat party what Trump was to the Republican. He might hold his on standing up in a debate with Trump; but Bernie is a one trick pony. He is an outsider and the overall enthusiasm for him seems to be limited to his cult followers. But we can’t write Bernie off.
Elizabeth Warren occupies the same space as Bernie. Though near the same age, she seems younger and is full of an energy that most of the other candidate’s lack. She can occupy a stage and is perfectly capable of going toe to toe with Trump.
Policies be damned. The person who can beat Trump will have to occupy a stage with him and make him look foolish. It will be stage presence and pizzazz that will sway voters, not policies. We need to keep our eye on the ball and nominate someone that is exciting and capable of a counter attack.
The rest of the field needs to drop out. They have had their thirty minutes of fame, and now need to make way for the selection of a candidate that actually has a chance of winning.
There are only two choices: Democrat or Republican. If you don’t vote Democrat you are casting your vote for four more years of Donald Trump.