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Fri Feb 12, 2016, 01:06 PM

 

Campaign by-product

One of the most critical result of this Sanders-Clinton campaign is what is happening to the people observing this race. As the corporate media and establishment members continue to attempt to sway voters toward Hillary Clinton, the average voter will become even less tolerant with these influence peddlers. It started in Iowa, got stronger in NH, will increase in Nevada and I don't expect it to stop with SC.

People in general want to see improvement. They have experienced what Hillary has to offer from her husband and, to a certain degree, Barack Obama. They are not fans of Wall Street or corporations that close US factories and move them to foreign countries.

The young voter turnout is not going to subside either. These kids have a heavier financial load on them day one than any generation before them. And they want a chance; one better than Hillary is offering them.

Women are asking why Hillary wants to help them but limit the minimum wage to $12 per hour. But most importantly, Hillary Clinton and her negativity towards doing more feels like a wet blanket to people who want to see things improve.

I, for one, am pleased that she has chosen dirt spreaders like David Brock to attack Bernie. The transparency is increasing the focus as to what is and has been going on.

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pat_k Feb 2016 #1

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Fri Feb 12, 2016, 03:46 PM

1. A vote for Bernie is a vote for the belief that I Have the Power.

Change isn't about Bernie "doing stuff" for us. It's about mobilizing people to demand, and work for, change.

Leadership is crucial, but in the end, change comes from the bottom up. It's time Americans stopped "leaving politics to the politicians." To borrow a slogan from Howard Dean, "You Have the Power."

Even if we don't see Bernie in the White House, even if there is no other "by product," if the message of "People Power" takes hold, it will have been a victory.

Voting for Bernie is a vote for the belief that I Have the Power. And I think that's the most motivating part of his campaign.

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