Top Democrats say party's convention may be canceled over coronavirus threat

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There's one gathering down, in a surprise move. What's to follow?

I just want to ask, are all of the subways in America shut down too? Notice the comment in bold.

I also want to say, when people say "we should listen to the scientists". Which scientists? The ones in France or Sweden? Scientists have a very broad range of opinion on this issue, I think it's a mistake to just listen to a couple, especially if the results don't improve drastically over such a long period of time in which people are avoiding each other.


Top Democrats say party's convention may be canceled over coronavirus threat


Prominent Democrats ranging from senior members of Congress to the party's likely presidential nominee himself now say the coronavirus social distancing restrictions that have upended campaigning may also cancel the Democrats' marquee 2020 event.


“I'm not sure we're going to have a convention,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., a top ally of former Vice President Joe Biden, told Fox News.

“I think both parties are very likely, I hope, to agree on postponing the convention or doing something that won’t bring thousands of people together to kill each other ultimately with COVID-19," Cleaver added.

Biden himself voiced doubt about the convention going forward in an interview Tuesday night on MSNBC. “It’s hard to envision that,” he said. “Again, we should listen to the scientists.”

He went on to suggest there’s time to figure out what to do, leaving the door open: “Who knows by the time we get into … June, July, August, September what it’s going to look like.”

Another senior Democrat expects the convention will be shelved because of the virus.

“I think the thing’s going to be canceled,” the Democrat told Fox News. “And I think a whole lot of people don’t want to go either.”
 
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There's one gathering down, in a surprise move. What's to follow?

I just want to ask, are all of the subways in America shut down too? Notice the comment in bold.

I also want to say, when people say "we should listen to the scientists". Which scientists? The ones in France or Sweden? Scientists have a very broad range of opinion on this issue, I think it's a mistake to just listen to a couple, especially if the results don't improve drastically over such a long period of time in which people are avoiding each other.


Top Democrats say party's convention may be canceled over coronavirus threat


Prominent Democrats ranging from senior members of Congress to the party's likely presidential nominee himself now say the coronavirus social distancing restrictions that have upended campaigning may also cancel the Democrats' marquee 2020 event.


“I'm not sure we're going to have a convention,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., a top ally of former Vice President Joe Biden, told Fox News.

“I think both parties are very likely, I hope, to agree on postponing the convention or doing something that won’t bring thousands of people together to kill each other ultimately with COVID-19," Cleaver added.

Biden himself voiced doubt about the convention going forward in an interview Tuesday night on MSNBC. “It’s hard to envision that,” he said. “Again, we should listen to the scientists.”

He went on to suggest there’s time to figure out what to do, leaving the door open: “Who knows by the time we get into … June, July, August, September what it’s going to look like.”

Another senior Democrat expects the convention will be shelved because of the virus.

“I think the thing’s going to be canceled,” the Democrat told Fox News. “And I think a whole lot of people don’t want to go either.”
They'll just name Fredo's brother nominee and be done with it....
 

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It would be a disservice to many if the convention was cancelled. I'm sure there are those who would miss its unintended comic relief.

Finding them easy to ignore, I wouldn't care one way or other. While there was real drama to them back in 1968 and 1972, I stopped watching when they became packaged like the fake reality shows popular these days.
 

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There's one gathering down, in a surprise move. What's to follow?

I just want to ask, are all of the subways in America shut down too? Notice the comment in bold.

I also want to say, when people say "we should listen to the scientists". Which scientists? The ones in France or Sweden? Scientists have a very broad range of opinion on this issue, I think it's a mistake to just listen to a couple, especially if the results don't improve drastically over such a long period of time in which people are avoiding each other.


Top Democrats say party's convention may be canceled over coronavirus threat


Prominent Democrats ranging from senior members of Congress to the party's likely presidential nominee himself now say the coronavirus social distancing restrictions that have upended campaigning may also cancel the Democrats' marquee 2020 event.


“I'm not sure we're going to have a convention,” Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., a top ally of former Vice President Joe Biden, told Fox News.

“I think both parties are very likely, I hope, to agree on postponing the convention or doing something that won’t bring thousands of people together to kill each other ultimately with COVID-19," Cleaver added.

Biden himself voiced doubt about the convention going forward in an interview Tuesday night on MSNBC. “It’s hard to envision that,” he said. “Again, we should listen to the scientists.”

He went on to suggest there’s time to figure out what to do, leaving the door open: “Who knows by the time we get into … June, July, August, September what it’s going to look like.”

Another senior Democrat expects the convention will be shelved because of the virus.

“I think the thing’s going to be canceled,” the Democrat told Fox News. “And I think a whole lot of people don’t want to go either.”
whats antifa going to do with all those molotov cocktails???
 

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Cancelling the convention is the best thing that could happen for Democrats. Anything that gets senile Joe Biden out of the public until November helps them as long as the virus is running rampant, the economy is tanking and their voters remain ignorant.
 

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This way the Dimsocialists can pick their nominee in secret.
 

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Anything to keep ukraine joe out of the spotlight. Nobody's heard from him in weeks. Has he checked out for the year?
 

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