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Rolling Stone: Sen. Sherrod Brown Explains Why Electability Is a ‘Myth’

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Rolling Stone: Sen. Sherrod Brown Explains Why Electability Is a ‘Myth’

Sen. Sherrod Brown Explains Why Electability Is a ‘Myth’

Peter Wade – July 13, 2019

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), who won a third term in the Senate representing Ohio in 2018, told the progressive crowd gathered at Netroots Nation on Saturday that the concept of “electability,” which many use to justify support of candidates like former vice president Joe Biden, is a myth.

“The electability myth is, in fact, a myth. Let me tell you why,” Brown said, according to Cleveland.com, adding, “Donald Trump won Ohio by almost double digits in 2016. Last year I won re-election by almost 7 points. I didn’t compromise on women’s rights. I never compromised on LGBTQ rights.”

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