Everybody in the Democratic Party supports $15 an hour wage, Medicare-for-all and the Green New Deal. "Thanks old man, we’ve finally got the winning message and we now have our pick of more marketable messengers with better optics." Yet within the first day of his announcing, his campaign raised $6 million from 220,000 donors. Sanders clearly resonates with so many Americans.
Seeing the demise of the American Dream and children doing better than their parents is happening as the country unravels in ways that demand urgency to our national politics. In addition to the collateral global damage resulting from our robo-war on terrorism, and the pressing consequences of global warming upon us, there is a deepening affordability crisis manifesting in other ways that the corporate news media tries to keep isolated from economics.