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Fri Feb 22, 2019, 08:19 AM

Sanders Has an Advantage, and It's Not About Economics

He has put forward a foreign policy vision that pits democratic peoples everywhere against illiberalism at home and abroad.

By Jamelle Bouie
Opinion Columnist

Feb. 21, 2019


Excerpt:

What separates him from the pack in this race are his forceful and well-defined foreign policy views — his synthesis of domestic and international concerns. Rather than fight on old, now-crowded ground, he can move to new territory, opening vital conversations about America’s role in the world. He can bring a new set of progressive ideas to the Democratic mainstream and force his opponents to debate them on his terms. In doing so, Sanders could establish himself as the leading candidate for progressive Democrats who want to rebuild the nation’s reputation and influence as much as its economy.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/21/opinion/sanders-warren-foreign-policy.html

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