Which Democrats, if any, can beat Trump?

Trump is definitely beatable, with his low approval ratings. But he could well win re-election, especially if the Democrats select the wrong candidate.

Here’s my take on how different Dems would do against Trump:

Probably beat him

  • Pete Buttigieg – the anti Trump. Intellectual. Served in military. Very likeable. Avoids extreme left policies
  • Kamala Harris – a former prosecutor so hard to pigeon hole as a liberal. Popular with broad appeal
  • Beto O’Rourke – an empty vessel but a telegenic one who could win just on youth turnout

Probably lose to him

  • Bernie Sanders – too left
  • Elizabeth Warren – the Native American issue has damaged her
  • Kirsten Gillibrand – too unpopular in her own party

Not sure

  • Julian Castro
  • Cory Booker
  • Amy Klobuchar

What do readers think? Who if selected would do best and worst against Trump?

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