On Becoming Anti-Bernie
Robin Alperstein
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I’m not even sure where to start, so I’ll just end with this: I know close to 100 Sanders supporters personally, and I am one myself, and not one of us is as you describe, nor do any of us live in a “fever swamp of conspiracy-thinking and epistemic closure and rejection of fact and binary, “us v. them” thinking.”

Though I guess I knew you were taking us in that direction after your intro: “I’ve come to the point where I can barely stand his face, and I just want him to stop jabbing his finger as he brays the same slogans in every single venue, over and over.” Conjured up an image of Goldstein’s face morphing into a sheep’s…

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