Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Feelthebern

I watched the debate last night and today heard some good news. More than 10 million viewers tuned in to watch the Democratic Debate last night and it was a substantial debate.

So many of us are refreshed as we #feelthebern and many democrats and independents are desperately hoping that Bernie Sanders can pull out enough voters to win not only the democratic primary, but also the presidency.


Unfortunately, the media is making even his smallest gains into seemingly much larger accomplishments than they actually are.

Even with small strides and plenty of media coverage, most Americans are not ready for a president Sanders.

Many political analysts have said that Sanders is not going to become our next president - for many reasons. A major consideration is that an extremist such as Sanders is not going to motivate enough people to get out and vote.

Meanwhile, we will just have to wait and see what happens, but I, for one, tend to agree with the predictions.

the Republican party has in recent years morphed into something even more sinister: an anti-intellectualist, openly racist, dangerously xenophobic, hyper-violent would-be junta — and the Dems, for all their faults, are right now the only thing standing in the way of Republican rule. They’ve got a lot of warts, but if you argue that the Democrats are the same as the Republicans, you’re a fool. Worse than a fool.
Read the rest of the story at  The Daily Banter.


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