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Trust Buster

(7,299 posts)
2. This is always a tough position for a campaign to deal with. They have been invested for a year.
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 12:30 AM
Jun 2016

They just need room to breathe.

democrattotheend

(11,605 posts)
3. I want to see him go out on a high note
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 12:32 AM
Jun 2016

As much as I wanted him to be the nominee, I don't see any point in continuing after everyone has voted if he is still behind significantly.

I think he will have more influence now than he will if he stays in until July. He can concede and suspend his campaign without releasing his delegates, and can still seek the nomination if Hillary is unable to be nominated for whatever reason.

In the meantime, he can use his stature to help get more downballot progressives elected.

I am afraid if he takes it to the convention he will be relegated to a Kucinich like figure.

Frances

(8,542 posts)
7. I agree
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 12:57 AM
Jun 2016

I think both Kucinich and Nader lost influence after they lost elections.

This whole cycle I have wondered if Sanders would be a Kucinich or an Obama.

I think that both Obama and Sanders struck a chord with young voters. But once POC thought Obama had a chance to win, they supported Obama and propelled him into the White House. I don't think Sanders has won the majority of POC away from Clinton. He needed them to win the Democratic primary.

Waiting For Everyman

(9,385 posts)
6. Weaver said tonight on tv, it's nonsense
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 12:44 AM
Jun 2016

and he and Bernie had a good laugh together about how stupid it was. It's based on nothing, someone made it up.

amborin

(16,631 posts)
9. totally false article: it's a NY Hedge Fund manager who wants Bernie to quit, no one in the campaign
Tue Jun 7, 2016, 02:50 AM
Jun 2016

wants this; what a bull shit "article" and totally misleading headline

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