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Running the Democratic Primary Through 'Trump Country' Is the Road to Defeat

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This is a brilliant, timely, and important article by Elie Mystal, very much worth sharing widely. What do YOU think about its premises and conclusions?

Bernie! Go forth into Trump Country. Print your “Democrats: Slightly Less Racist Than the Other Guys” bumper stickers. It’s not like Democrats need enthusiastic black and brown turnout to win national elections, right? I’ll still be here for you after you spend a year and a half looking at the white voters who want to destroy me the way Bradley Cooper looks at Lady Gaga.

You’ll have my vote, eventual Democrat nominee. If you intend to make this election about pissed off white people, you’re really going to need it.
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Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the (more...)

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