Went from Indy for life to Democrat in July 2018. Very hard for me but I couldn’t argue against it anymore. Only reason I could justify it was: a) Line by line through Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida ‘s platform b) Progressive Causus is a wing under the main Florida Democratic party – and they fight constantly which is good. c) Florida is closed primaries d) I went line-by-line through Andrew Gillum’s platform. Looks like four things but it was harder than that. Took about a week. I didn’t hit 100% agreement but I was over 80%. I looked at the doofus coming in from the right and I knew it was bad news for Florida. So, I did it. My guy lost by only a TINY margin which gives me hope: Florida’s still “purple”. I know it’s gamed to stay Red but the PEOPLE are a balanced mix and that’s what gives me hope.

Went from Indy for life to Democrat in July 2018. Very hard for me but I couldn’t argue against it anymore.

Only reason I could justify it was:
a) Line by line through Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida ‘s platform
b) Progressive Causus is a wing under the main Florida Democratic party – and they fight constantly which is good.
c) Florida is closed primaries
d) I went line-by-line through Andrew Gillum‘s platform.

Looks like four things but it was harder than that. Took about a week.

I didn’t hit 100% agreement but I was over 80%.

I looked at the doofus coming in from the right and I knew it was bad news for Florida.

So, I did it.

My guy lost by only a TINY margin which gives me hope: Florida’s still “purple”. I know it’s gamed to stay Red but the PEOPLE are a balanced mix and that’s what gives me hope.

 

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