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America’s first black billionaire: No current
Democratic candidate can beat Trump

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Posted By: Imright, 11/29/2019 12:50:39 PM

BET founder Robert Johnson is not convinced any of the Democratic candidates seeking to face President Trump in 2020 has a shot at winning the White House.Johnson, America’s first black billionaire and a lifelong Democrat, told CNBC that the Trump economy is strong and he has an ability “to dominate the news cycle” that makes it hard for his Democratic challengers to focus on substanc. “If you take a snapshot today, I don’t think that group is capable of beating Donald Trump despite what the polls say,” Johnson said. “I do not see anybody in the Democratic primary race today that is enough in the center where

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Reply 1 - Posted by: thomthomp 11/29/2019 1:11:01 PM (No. 248595)
Democrat challengers can't focus on substance because they don't HAVE any substance.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 11/29/2019 1:33:12 PM (No. 248608)
Agreed. And, the great news is that several states have already closed out the process for entering the race, so no new candidates can enter and be able to actually run in all "57" states.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rumblehog 11/29/2019 1:39:11 PM (No. 248613)
Is there a billionaire owner of WET? No?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Krause 11/29/2019 1:56:54 PM (No. 248625)
The current democrat party would never give the people tax breaks and deregulate the business community. In fact, they would do just the opposite, like Obama did, which ended up with economic stagnation for his whole term. Of course, Obama was a Trojan Horse president.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: cor-vet 11/29/2019 2:25:41 PM (No. 248637)
I'll never understand how any billionaire, black or white, can remain a democrat. If you made your money, why would you belong to a party that wants to take and spend it, or worse yet, give it to bunch of donuffins?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Starboard_side 11/29/2019 5:24:07 PM (No. 248709)
What he is also saying is any of the current crop of Democrats will need to lie to people, if they are hoping to sway some of those in the middle, because none of them are even moderate. Today's Democrat party (elected officials and activists) are all far-left liberal, and progressives. They have a very different view of what they want for "We the People", and America, in general. #5, the Democrats have used the idea that "the rich" are all Republicans, and partly why they use the phrase, "to pay their fair share". There are more wealthy Democrats than there are Republicans. Many "earned" their wealth from going public and making their millions and billions from the company stock. Remember, Warren Buffett doesn't pay himself a large enough salary which would have him paying more in taxes than his secretary. He could easily be on the payroll for $10,000,000 per year, say, and pay more, but he uses the tax laws to pay significantly less.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 11/30/2019 4:11:02 AM (No. 248904)
First, BET is racist. Second, he is wrong about the black community. They will vote for any black person running; qualified or not.
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