Headline at CNN: “Bernie Sanders and the DNC: It’s War.”
But the fight is about much more than a technical breach. It’s a battle over the future of the Democratic Party with Sanders representing a progressive wing disenchanted with Clinton and a party establishment it feels is enabling her.
Things have gotten bad enough that other Democratic senators are encouraging the Bern to run as an independent:
— Ben Sasse (@BenSasse) December 18, 2015
With Trump still waffling about an independent run… are we looking at the possibility of a four way race? Clinton, Sanders, Trump and either Cruz or Rubio? It’s happened before, even if it was 104 years ago. Interestingly enough, that one involved another self-style “progressive.” Granted, Teddy Roosevelt’s idea of progressivism was substantially different than The Bern’s.
If it does end up as a four way race, I’ve got a dollar that says it goes to the House of Representatives.
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