'Settle for Biden' campaign slogan catches on as Democrats seek votes of apathetic leftists

'Settle for Biden' campaign slogan catches on as Democrats seek votes of apathetic leftists


As campaign slogans go, “Settle for Biden” isn’t exactly “Hope and Change,” but supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden are pushing the less-than-inspiring hashtag to drum up progressive votes, if not enthusiasm.

“You can vote for someone without supporting them. #SettleforBiden,” tweeted Jon Munitz, head of the Democratic media cooperative The Hill of Roses, in a message summing up the online campaign.

Backers of Democratic Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have even set up a “Settle for Biden” account on Twitter, saying they are “working to unite our party around an imperfect candidate so we can get Trump out of office.”

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One reason: “Because a C+ is better than an F,” says a Settle for Biden meme.

The effort comes with high-profile progressives such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Democrat, increasingly lining up behind Mr. Biden in what Republicans have characterized as a “Trojan horse” strategy.

Because a C+ is

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