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This rumored slogan for Dems in 2018 is getting dunked on all over Twitter

This is pretty crusty.


David Covucci

Internet Culture

Published Jul 20, 2017   Updated May 22, 2021, 11:16 pm CDT

While party slogans aren’t all that important in presidential elections—whatever the top candidate uses always supercedes—they can have a profound impact on midterm elections. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Republicans “Contract with America” was extremely influential in retaking Congress in 1994 and grinding Bill Clinton‘s presidency to halt.

Democrats are hoping to do the same thing in 2018, and…

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Screengrab via Jeff Stein/Twitter

The language comes from former vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who coined the triumvirate in a May op-ed pushing for new Democratic policies on the economy.

Look, it worked for Papa John, which runs the slogan “Better ingredients. Better pizza.” Who can argue with that? People think Papa John’s just tastes better. That still didn’t make people on the left happy.

People are not optimistic about the tedious, verbose phrasing.

Hey, you never know what will resonate. But this probably won’t.

Update 2:57pm CT: It’s actually longer, and not much better.

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*First Published: Jul 20, 2017, 2:29 pm CDT