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So I think Bernie is gonna end up being the nom. And tbh, I thought a white penis v white penis ticket would be a sure thing. But now I’m getting that 2016 feeling again. I was never convinced of Clinton’s victory. This country hates women and loves elevating racist whites. So I spent that whole season feeling sick both mentally and physically. And then my worst fears were confirmed, so yeah.

The Buttigieg support is throwing me. In my bubble, no one is excited for him. I didn’t think Klobuchar had a chance either. I’m also surprised Biden is doing poorly, but I can’t enjoy that because I think his unpopularity is due to his relationship with Obama more so than the fact that he’s a bumbling status quo centrist.

Meanwhile despite Bernie doing well, his fans are not becoming nicer or less conspiratorial. But now I’m seeing “I’d rather stay home than vote for him” comments in response to snarky Berners. Which normally I’d write off as bad actors trying to cause division, but the previously mentioned voting patterns are making me wonder.

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Bernie wasn’t my first choice, but I’m happy to vote for him over someone like Buttigieg. I assumed if he won the nom, I could chill. I figured his stans and Trump’s stans would battle it out and I could watch with popcorn. I was not expecting to have to do damage control. I’m still exhausted from doing that in 2016 (real talk I’m still exhausted from 2012). And yet...today I saw a Berner tell a Warren supporter that Warren is “for the elite 1%.” If you aren’t aware Bernie and Warren have nearly identical ideas on how to tax the wealthy. Like down to the percentage amounts. I think my comment showing the similarities helped influence the Warren supporter toward Bernie, but who knows. Point is that I don’t know if I have it in me to keep doing stuff like that. I do not like Bernie’s most fervent supporters. I never want to interact with them, let alone FIX their damaging behavior. They’re coasting because they support someone with a white penis, so they expect instant support and become enraged when they don’t get it.

I hope this shit calms down once the nom is settled. 

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