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The Guardian Watch: "Sanders is bad on detail..."

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Sanders is bad on detail, but he has what Hillary lacks: the spirit of protest

What does Bernie Sanders stand for? Beyond stirring speeches, a candidate must have a plan for policy implementation, a clear programme. But at a recent meeting with the editorial board of the New York Daily News Sanders could not put forth any coherent specifics on how he would go about breaking up the big banks – one of the demands he’s most associated with in the public consciousness. He wasn’t sure whether the Fed had the power do it or Congress, where the legal authority resided. He was shaky on Israel-Palestinian relations. He was fuzzy on a lot else. Then he absurdly called Hillary Clinton "unqualified" to be president.

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