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Response to oberliner (Reply #16)

Sat Sep 19, 2015, 08:14 AM

27. Yes, I am fairly certain that many of us would have supported Jackson in 1988 mainly

because of his platform, which was VERY similar to Bernie Sanders' today. He was focused on Economic Equality understanding that poverty makes one powerless. He also wasn't focused on appealing to a narrow demographic of just Dems.

I read recently an excellent article on his run in 1988 and which he HAD won that election. Bernie was super impressed with his platform the reason why he worked so hard to support him.

And managed to help him win Vt, a major accomplishment for both of them.

Bernie met with Jackson recently, was a special guest on his radio show a few weeks ago and I'm sure they discussed many of the things they both supported then and still support now.

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