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Celebrate Biden's Announcement with Me - Donate to Bernie!

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Joe Biden, 76, announced his entry into the 2020 Presidential arena today. I celebrated by making another donation to the Bernie Sanders campaign.

I've seen a few casual references about moneybombing Bernie to mark this particular occasion, although I haven't noticed a focused dissemination of this concept. Nevertheless, Bernie supporters often seem to be inspired to congregate around these kinds of activities on their own, it's part of the magic of Bernie's campaigns.

Sanders isn't perfect. Former rabid HRC supporter Peter Daou said in The Nation, "He is not without his flaws and inconsistencies. He needs to do more outreach to black voters, the base of the Democratic Party. His positions have sometimes been at odds with the principles he touts. But that holds true for every candidate and politician."

Bernie isn't the Messiah, he's just the most ethical candidate (along with Dennis Kucinich) of my lifetime.

And if we never vote for ethical candidates, then ethical candidates never win.

Peter Daou continues:

Sanders is unquestionably in the top tier of candidates for the Democratic nomination, and it would be an epic act of self-destruction for Democrats to plunge into an internecine conflict over his candidacy at a time when they need to marshal every asset to defeat Trump and his GOP cronies.

...Sanders is a strong front-runner for the 2020 Democratic nomination. He leads Trump in several match-up polls. He has millions of dedicated supporters. He is raising tens of millions of dollars from small donors. He is a seasoned campaigner with a presidential race under his belt.

...Virtually every state and national poll shows Sanders at or near the top of the Democratic field. Polls are fluid at this stage, but he is a known quantity, and his base of support is solid. His proven appeal to young voters and independents is a powerful asset, and his ability to deliver a well-crafted and unapologetic progressive message to Americans across the political spectrum is crucial if Democrats hope to take on an increasingly extremist GOP.

I'm putting my money on Bernie.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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