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Poe, I'm not sure what you mean by excuse.

He's saying that Dems point to decreased turnout to avoid admitting that they are not as attractive at the state/local level, as if their failures have to do with things outside their control.

 

In reality, it's a little bit of both. Decreased minority turnout in the last couple midterms undoubtedly helped the GOP in some areas, but at the same time, there are some states where either the local Dem party is in disarray, or they've been running poor campaigns with lackluster candidates.

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Honestly, I don't understand why so many people are like "This is such an awesome election cycle."   It really is the worst I have seen in my adult lifetime. And it makes me disgusted. People sh

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I don't think we should elect either one. I think America needs to be single for a little while and find itself.

Meh. I don't see it as an excuse. Depending on the location this happens frequently. In the last election I voted there were only GOP people who ran in my county. The Democrats couldn't even find a person to run for Justice of the Peace.

 

In other news, why Trump won't win by the NY Times: There is not enough dumb white people.

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/11/upshot/donald-trumps-red-state-problem.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=0

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