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3. I think said external political considerations will be a huge thing
Fri Jun 17, 2016, 04:01 PM
Jun 2016

Hillary will have an Dem lock on government by at least 2018, and even if Bernie doesn't get with the program, the more rational and constructive of the progressive movement will continue to put pressure on Democrats to move and stay left. Remember, Hillary voters > Bernie voters on the liberal/left scale, and several key constituencies, in particular, POC, are as politically powerful as they ever have, given that we now know we are the key to the White House and our levels of activism and engagement are at a level not seen since the 70s at least.

Just my feeling.

I honestly should have put an option for "between Obama at his most left and the Warren/Merkley wing of the Democratic Party".

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