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Fri Aug 14, 2015, 04:07 PM

Turning the Democratic Party Upside Down

Some nice comments about Bernie in here ... even though I definitely do NOT share their enthusiasm for Joe Biden.


The Rise Of Bernie Sanders Has Turned The Democratic Party Upside Down
By: Jason Easley
Friday, August, 14th, 2015, 12:30 pm

It isn’t a coincidence that as Bernie Sanders is being forced to move to a bigger New Hampshire campaign headquarters due to increasing popularity, Democrats are actively searching for more serious candidates to enter the 2016 field.

The Sanders campaign is so popular in New Hampshire that they have to move to a bigger headquarters. Kurt Ehrenberg, the New Hampshire coordinator for the Sanders campaign, told The Washington Post, “We’re ramping up our campaign. We’re hiring new staff every day. We’re opening new offices. Things are going extremely well….Our volunteers don’t just want to come out and see the candidate. They actually want to work for Bernie because Bernie instills this terrific enthusiasm in them.”

While Sanders continues to grow both organizationally and attendance wise, other Democrats see Hillary Clinton as a vulnerable frontrunner and are worried about what the Sanders rise might mean for November 2016.

Some Democrats are clearly fishing for another established candidate to enter the Democratic race. There was a brief flirtation around Al Gore, but that was quickly squashed. Most of the serious chatter is coming from supporters of Vice President Biden ...

More here: http://www.politicususa.com/2015/08/14/rise-bernie-sanders-turned-democratic-party-upside.html

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Fri Aug 14, 2015, 04:20 PM

1. people are fed up with dlc, third way corpoatism/neoliberalism

 

so Bernie's where they go

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Fri Aug 14, 2015, 05:51 PM

2. People are starting to recognize the dlc, third way corpoatism/neoliberalism

and know what they stand for.

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Response to Enthusiast (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 14, 2015, 05:57 PM

3. it's 'Bush-lite'

 

same stuff, just ever-so-slightly watered down

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