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Sun Apr 24, 2016, 01:55 PM

 

How about I don't care about "math." I care about politics. [View all]

Millions of people have yet to vote and they should have a choice. Of course Sanders will and should go to the convention with all the delegates he wins. If that's not enough to take the nomination, they should do all to affect the platform and change the undemocratic rules of the primary. I will be happy to help enable this with additional small contributions, along with the millions of others who have done so.

Sanders' politics are forward-looking and realistic, both obviously affordable in this very rich country and rooted in the reality of the true crises we face. Clinton's the one who embodies the continued domination of big money over politics and of a global strategy of perpetual wars. She isn't ready to even try to address the greatest real threat, that we are burning the planet (in a multitude of ways, with one of the biggest extinction events in evolutionary history underway).

If you wanted a single-candidate coronation, too bad. You can fight the future with smug invocations of delegate "math" if you like. Apparently the majority of voters under 40 see it differently, and they are the future, and the end of the New Democrats and their "bipartisan" neoliberal destruction is coming one way or another. Sanders represents the real old Democratic party, the party of the New Deal, and he represents the true future politics of this country, which will be small-d democratic. Whether that will occur within the Democratic party or outside it may for now remain in the hands of the tired old single-party machine nomenklatura, but that won't be the case for much longer.

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