I watched the debate – so you wouldn’t have to … (raw and unedited)
Bernie Sanders wants your guns – “every poll has me beating Trump” – Medicare for all – free college – “We need big ideas to take on fossil fuel industry with criminal penalties”– teachers will earn $60,000 per year – forgive student loan debt
Pete Buttigieg Total reform of our democracy – “nominate me and I will expose the president as a draft dodger” – “racial divide in in my city causing the demonstrations” – systemic racism has affected every facet of the country – quoted Scripture (out of context) to attack Republicans for blocking bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15
Gov. Steve Bullock kick Koch brothers out of Montana (I didn’t know he was even running)
Marianne Williamson: Corporate Donations to political campaigns have to stop (very intense scary lady) – criticized corporate profits – “Trump gutted the clean water act”- “We need to say it like it is” (big applause!!) – Great injustice of slavery solved with $200 to 500 billion in reparations (big applause!!!) – US has a “sociopathic economic system that is “heartless.”
John Hickenlooper Bernie is too extreme on health care – Trump admin is malpractice – trade wars are for losers
Tim Ryan Refuses to put hand on his heart during National Anthem (Kaepernick wing) “Working class has not had a raise in 30 years – we need a chief manufacturing officer to facilitate electric cars and solar panels – we need to make things again and chief manufacturing officer will solve problem
Beto O’Rourke – climate control – expand mental healthcare for veterans – Only 10 years left to get climate right! – Trump is a racist – defended Ilhan Omar – hate crimes on the rise – blamed Trump for New Zealand mosque shooting – US became a great country on the backs of slaves – “I will sign reparations bill”
Elizabeth ‘Pocahontas’ Warren – came out fighting “I can take on Wall Street – I can take on the banks – I am not afraid” – climate crisis is real and believes in Green New Deal – $2 trillion in Green manufacturing to create new jobs – Trump is a “racist” – free college – $50 billion for black colleges
Amy Klobuchar – Free health care will not win – free college will not win – Proposes $2 trillion in infrastructure – economic opportunity for everyone!
John Delaney – attacked Sanders and Warren on Medicare For All and other unrealistic promises – gained a lot of debate time – wants Green New Deal – “Trump wants physical walls I support the Trans Pacific Partnership – OBAMA WAS RIGHT” – raise capital gains tax rate!
The winners (except Tim Ryan) have a picture.