How Bernie Sanders Evolved on Criminal Justice Reform

Shaun King
Jun 14, 2018 · 6 min read
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Many years ago, an editor gave me some sage but surprising advice. He told me not to meet face-to-face with politicians. He said although I was a fierce critic, the moment I met most of them, everything would change. Up close, politicians can be captivating and charismatic, and after having a personal encounter with them, it would be harder to criticize them.

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