Bernie Sanders has one, uncontestable point in his favor. He cannot possibly be said to be mouthing platitudes and jumping on the bandwagon, because he was the one who made the wagon happen. I’m not claiming that any of the other candidates are, but that he is unquestionably immune to this specific charge, as it is simply a fact that a person cannot follow a trend that he himself created.
If you want to see this phenomena up close and personal, go visit a city council meeting in places like SF, Berkeley, or Cupertino, where rich boomer homeowners are:
I think you handled this pretty well, and just writing this article shows a commitment to your cause in spite of the jeopardy your job had been in. I don’t believe you should second-guess your resolve while at the company if you ended up being sent to meetings over your behavior. It was clear you pushed your job status to its limits (and beyond now)…
Yet, the same people who criticize folks for taking on student loans for college would be disparaging those folks for not going to college and trying to make their way on minimum wage and government assistance.
I guess if you’re born in the wrong neighborhood, you can’t win and that is fine with some people.