I concluded that Sanders was less interested in actually accomplishing anything than he was in staging protests where he could claim some kind of moral high ground, not interested in getting in the weeds and doing anything to actually achieve his goals within the Congress he worked in.
On Becoming Anti-Bernie
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I do not deny that the presidency is more than showmanship, but, as a Bernie supporter, I believe that having the ideology in the forefront of the constituents minds is key to getting legislature passed. This didn’t work for Bernie while in Congress because he didn’t have a national stage or voice. As president, and even now, he does.

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