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Bernie Sanders

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Tue Mar 29, 2016, 09:59 PM Mar 2016

Bernie Sanders is making history. From the past, who's ideals does he align with most? [View all]

Think about what each presidential candidate stood for and what each presidents' record illuminates.

- Teddy Roosevelt was a trust buster who helped set up the conservation of large natural parts of our country.
- FDR lifted us out of the Depression with his "socialist" New Deal.
- McGovern was an insurgent candidate from South Dakota who vehemently opposed the war in Vietnam.
- Eugene Debs was the last self-proclaimed socialist and won nearly 1 million votes as a political prisoner.
- Rev. Jesse Jackson ran for president as part of the Rainbow Coalition.
- Harry Truman continued FDR's New Deal policies and later criticized the CIA, which he had created.
- All of the above, there is not one candidate, but parts from all or most of them that are similar.

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Teddy Roosevelt
0 (0%)
25 (86%)
1 (3%)
Eugene Debs
1 (3%)
Jesse Jackson
0 (0%)
Harry Truman
0 (0%)
All of the above
2 (7%)
0 (0%)
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