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'In a Dark Time, the Eye Begins to See': The Bernie 2020 Campaign Represents a Fight That Must Continue - LA Progressive

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“In a dark time,” poet Theodore Roethke wrote, “the eye begins to see.” No matter who wins the Democratic presidential nomination, many millions of people will refuse to unsee what has become all too clear. On the verge of spring 2020, we can see what we’re up against: A crowing media establishment, eager to relegate the Bernie Sanders campaign to the political margins.A gloating Democratic Party establishment, glad to rally around Joe Biden and extol his carefully crafted façade. Overall, interlocking systems based on greed and corporate power instead of shared resources and genuine democracy.On Tuesday night, there was no mistaking the smug joy of studio pundits and Democratic Party operatives on networks like AT&T-owned CNN and Comcast-owned MSNBC. Meanwhile, the New York Times rushed into print yet another all-out attack piece masquerading as a “news” article about Sanders.

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