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General News    H1'ed 4/27/16

Russ Baker: Bernie's Strength of Character Has HURT His Campaign

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Re: the Republican primary race, it is the ultimate example of how a portion of the electorate is totally off the rails. There's really no clear vision or qualifications evident for any of their candidates. It's basically reduced to performance art and ability to push people's buttons. The actual, doable substance is close to zero.

JB: I'm with you there. Anything you'd like to add before we wrap this up?

RB: Whatever the outcome, I think that both Sanders and Trump, each in his own way, have shaken the political system to its core. And that is a good thing. Now, we need to move forward with resolve and concrete objectives, to make something permanent, and valuable, from this experience.

JB: Thanks so much for talking with me again, Russ. I can't get over that while Bernie has been lambasted for being too harsh, all along, he's just been guilty of being too nice! What an upside down political world we live in!


my other interviews with Russ:

Russ Baker on "The 'Double Government' Secret Gets Out", the Bush Dynasty and More 11.13.2014

Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing Looms, Many Questions Remain 3.16.2014

Forensic Journalist Russ Baker on Edwards, What's Wrong with the Press & More 6.29.2012

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)

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