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2016 Postmortem

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Mon Feb 1, 2016, 01:53 AM Feb 2016

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Bernie has it, he speaks the plain language of everyday Americans rather than the carefully calibrated and focus group tested jargon of the average politician. He actually knows how to say yes and no, something most politicians are loath to do.

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The Ring of Truth [View all] Fumesucker Feb 2016 OP
He is so pure. nt Cali_Democrat Feb 2016 #1
You say that like it's a bad thing Fumesucker Feb 2016 #2
Not hardly. He voted for intervening in Afghanistan and the Balkans eridani Feb 2016 #15
Not pure, just not a calculating phony flip flopper like Hill. cali Feb 2016 #21
He doesn't have the blood of a million INNOCENT Iraqis dripping from his hands. - nt KingCharlemagne Feb 2016 #24
Kicked and recommended. Uncle Joe Feb 2016 #3
mmmmmmmmnoooo, coming out ever so slowly that Sanders is human... a human politician uponit7771 Feb 2016 #4
OK Fumesucker Feb 2016 #6
+1 uponit7771 Feb 2016 #12
Well that's a silly argument Kentonio Feb 2016 #19
A lot of his supporters don't think it is, to them he's rationally MORE pure than anyone on the... uponit7771 Feb 2016 #22
We've been over the reasons why bringing up the CFMA is disingenuous. Kentonio Feb 2016 #23
I'll bet you can argue that Sanders was responsible for the Iraq War too. - nt KingCharlemagne Feb 2016 #25
He's practically a saint. n/t zappaman Feb 2016 #5
Thanks for kicking my thread Fumesucker Feb 2016 #7
You're welcome and please accept my apology for inserting the word "practically". zappaman Feb 2016 #11
if he's so truthful hill2016 Feb 2016 #8
Lots of them are invested in it not adding up. Ron Green Feb 2016 #9
cause they're not for revolution and they get paid by Exxon and Goldman Sachs to hug Hillary uponit7771 Feb 2016 #13
Clueless TV commentators gyroscope Feb 2016 #14
I don't think they're clueless. I think they are lying to protect entrenched interests. Enthusiast Feb 2016 #18
The commentators are protecting the interests of health care profiteers. Enthusiast Feb 2016 #20
Not taking money from Wall Street gyroscope Feb 2016 #10
Its refreshing to listen to Bernie. He isn't condescending. He speaks honestly and simply. SammyWinstonJack Feb 2016 #16
Kicked and recommended to the Max! Enthusiast Feb 2016 #17
He's a public servant. I don't think saltpoint Feb 2016 #26
Real speaktruthtopower Feb 2016 #27
Matter of taste, I guess Recursion Feb 2016 #28
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