The Nation has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Democratic presidential primary, the first major publication to take a stand in the nominating race. 'He has summoned the people to a “political revolution,” arguing that the changes our country so desperately needs can only happen when we wrest our democracy from the corrupt grip of Wall Street bankers and billionaires,' the publication's editors said. 'We believe such a revolution is not only possible but necessary.' The progressive magazine's nod is the latest in a string of progressive endorsements for Sanders. He also has nabbed support from MoveOn.org, the Working Families Party and Democracy for America.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.