From The Guardian
The two senators, working for everyday Americans, are streets ahead of any establishment candidate
Sanders and Warren in US Democratic debate
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There aren't 20 Senate Republicans with enough integrity to remove the most corrupt president in American history, so we're going to have to get rid of Trump the old-fashioned way by electing a Democrat next 3 November.
Although there are differences between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, I'm putting them together for the purpose of making a simple point.
These two have most of the grassroots energy in the 2020 campaign, most of the enthusiasm and most of the ideas critical for America's future.
Together, they lead Joe Biden and every other so-called moderate Democrat by a wide margin in all polls.
That's because the real political divide in America today is establishment versus anti-establishment the comparatively few at the top who have siphoned off much of the wealth of the nation versus everyone else whose wages and prospects have gone nowhere.
But he's given big corporations and Wall Street everything they've wanted: rollbacks of health, safety, and environmental protections, plus a giant $2tn tax cut that's boosted stock prices and executive pay while nothing trickled down.
Trump is still fooling millions into thinking he's on their side, and that their problems are due to immigrants, minorities, cultural elites and "deep state" bureaucrats, rather than a system that's rigged for the benefit of those at the top.
But some of these Trump supporters would join with other Americans and vote for a candidate in 2020 who actually took on power and privilege.
This is where Warren and Sanders come in.
Their core proposals would make the system work for everyone and alter the power structure in America: Medicare for All based on a single-payer rather than private for-profit corporate insurance; a Green New Deal to create millions of good jobs fighting climate change; free public higher education; universal childcare.
All financed mainly by a tax on the super-rich.
They'd also get big money out of politics and rescue democracy from the corporate and Wall Street elites who now control it.
They're the only candidates relying on small donations rather than trolling for big handouts from corporations, Wall Street and the wealthy or rich enough to self-finance their own campaigns.
Only two things stand in their way of becoming president.
The first is the power structure itself, which is trying to persuade Democrats that they should put up a milquetoast moderate instead.
The second is the possibility that as the primary season heats up, supporters of Warren and Sanders will wage war on each other, taking both of them down.
It's true that only one of them can be the nominee. But if the backers of both Sanders and Warren come together behind one of them, they'll have the votes to take the White House and even flip the Senate.
President Warren Sanders can then start clearing the wreckage left by Trump, and make America decent again.