mnpol 

I'm not sure how "stop voting strategically" and "this candidate will energize the base" aren't a paradox but you do you, south Minneapolis white liberal Facebook.

mnpol 

"Also, I'm worried progressives won't turn out this year unless there's the right candidate" is not a good argument here in 2018.

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mnpol 

Long story short, I believe that someone who has successfully represented people he had to persuade has the kind of political chops to rack up legislative victories in this state.

mnpol 

(That has more to do with people calling Tim Walz a centrist than anything. I find that entirely perplexing. And it really only betrays how, for a great number of people, "progressive" has come to describe not ideology inasmuch as campaign style.)

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mnpol 

I mean, I get that we live an era where people want some sort of banging-on-the-table, march-against-the-castle moment of gratifying emotional catharsis.

That's not policy, though.

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mnpol 

@yeahno all I know is I'm voting for Lizard People

mnpol 

@yeahno I want that but only if I don't have to door knock or do anything difficult

mnpol 

@yeahno Prepare for the whiplash of him being called the most lefty of socialists should he get the nomination.

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