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Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, is threatening a boycott of next week’s Democratic presidential debate amid allegations that the Democratic National Committee and the media are the “rigging” of the 2020 primary elections against dark horse candidate such as yourself.
Gabbard, who reaches the qualification thresholds for next Tuesday, the debate in Ohio, called the qualification “arbitrary” and said to kidnap DNC leaders “try the entire electoral process.” She said she will decide in the next few days whether to participate in the debate.
“The DNC and the corporate media are trying to hijack the entire electoral process,” Gabbard said in a video posted on Twitter. “To bring the attention on this serious threat to our democracy, and ensure that your voice is heard, I’ll give serious consideration to boycott the next debate on 15. October.”
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Gabbard ‘ s complaint about the DNC “rigging” the primary choice of excavator to similar objections from 2016, when the DNC accused the former US Secretary of state Hillary Clinton about Vermont sen. Bernie Sanders favors.
“2016 democratic Primary election was rigged by the DNC and their partners in the corporate media against Bernie Sanders,” said Gabbard. “In this election, and in 2020, the DNC and the corporate media rigged the election again, but this time against the American people in the early voting States of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada.”
To move Gabbard, to possibly boycott the debate is a double-edged sword for the candidate, as you would miss the opportunity to reach millions of voters, the mood of the debate, while the boycott would draw a lot of attention for their campaign. The Hawaii-Democrat-will not be eligible for the September DNC debate in Houston, but meets the criteria of 130,000 unique donor and beat at least 2 percent in a four-approval to qualify for surveys, for Tuesday, in the debate.
Twelve candidates qualified to leave for Tuesday’s debate, four are still in the race on the sidelines.
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“You try to replace the roles of the voters in the early States, with polling and any other methods that are not transparent or democratic, and hold so-called debates, not debates, but a commercialized reality TV is meant to entertain, not inform or educate,” Gabbard. “In short, the DNC and the corporate media are trying to hijack the whole election process.”
For qualifying for the November debate, the need to reach a candidate, 165,000 unique donors and reach up to 3 percent in four approved surveys. So far, only eight candidates have hit that mark, with Gabbard is not among them.