Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has long insisted that he plans on running an entirely positive presidential campaign focused on economic issues and free from personal attacks on other candidates. This marks the second time the campaign has decided to switch locations in order to accommodate the flood of RSVPs.
It seems a grassroots organization advocating for a Bernie Sanders presidency has been bamboozled by a photo circulating social media. Bernie Sanders, and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley at the Kansas City Convention Center, where an estimated 7,000 people attended the four-day event. Is this why Democrats are flocking to his campaign stops? (Having argued in this column that we could provide both college education and medical care free for about what it costs to administer and support our present programs, I heartily agree with him.). Declaring racism a “stain on human existence”, he invoked Pope Francis, who recently asked forgiveness for the church’s transgressions against native people during America’s conquest. “We are moving toward a more connected, compassionate, and generous place”.
“There will have to be mechanism by which Bernie Sanders will be able to show he is a member of Democratic Party”, said David Scanlan, the deputy secretary of state in New Hampshire. His balance in that account doesn’t have to be reported on the public forms. We will see how this pattern, like the weather, shifts when Republicans are finally confronted with the reality their party is, for this election ruined by Donald Trump. Here’s a fellow who actually says what he means and means what he says. And she emphasized the economic benefits that would result from “bringing millions of hard workers into the economy”, which she said would increase the U.S.’s gross domestic product by $700 billion over 10 years. Sanders cites his commitment to breaking up large financial institutions on Wall Street, his vote against the Iraq War, and opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. “For a major candidate for president of the United States to be throwing slurs at one group of people because of the country that they came from is totally unacceptable”.
It also spent more than $380,000 on printing – not to mention $822.46 for an in-kind contribution of ice cream to Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben and Jerry’s used at his launch in Burlington.
In the chart below, I’ve listed the share of Democratic voters who identified as liberal, and as white, in the 39 states where the networks conducted exit polls during the 2008 Democratic primaries.
On Monday, Sanders made his position doubly clear, calling comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship a “critical need” and top priority for this and any future administration.