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Bernie Sanders Is No Ralph Nader

Why the Argument Against Nader’s 2000 Candidacy Isn’t an Argument Against Sanders’s 2016 Candidacy Eric Zuesse On May 23rd, Amanda Marcotte, at Salon, argued against Bernie Sanders’s Presidential candidacy as if it were comparable to Ralph Nader’s candidacy in 2000, and she … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Is Hardening Over Clinton/Sanders Split

Eric Zuesse One of the best-ever news reports I’ve seen on the Democratic Party Presidential contest was Tierney McAffee’s “ BernieOrBust: Why 20 Percent of Sanders Supporters Say They Would Vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton” at people.com, the website of People … Continue reading

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Gallup: Americans’ Trust of Elections Has Plunged

Eric Zuesse Among Americans who lean toward the Democratic Party, trust in their nation’s elections plunged from 71% on 10-13 January 2008, down to 31% on 15-18 December 2011, and has since edged slightly down to 28% on 13-15 May … Continue reading

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Gallup: Americans Want Socialized Healthcare

Eric Zuesse Most Americans want Obamacare to be replaced by what Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders proposes and what both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump oppose: “Replacing the ACA [Affordable Care Act — Obamacare] with a federally funded healthcare program providing … Continue reading

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Why Sanders Continues Campaigning

Eric Zuesse There are two realistic scenarios for Bernie Sanders to win the U.S. Presidency. One depends upon his receiving the Democratic Party’s nomination. The other doesn’t, but both are realistic. HE STILL MIGHT WIN THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION He still … Continue reading

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