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“History says, Don’t hope On this side of the grave, But then, once in a lifetime The longed-for tidal wave Of justice can rise up, And hope and history rhyme”

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Bernie’s road ahead: Three options for the sunset of his campaign

If you’re shocked by the fact that Bernie Sanders didn’t acknowledge Hillary Clinton’s historic clinching of the Democratic nomination Tuesday night, you probably haven’t read the captivating new article in Politico, this week, “Inside the bitter last days of Bernie’s revolution,” in which it’s clear that Bernie isn’t anywhere near the headspace required to give Hillary the credit she’s more than earned today. He congratulated her, and that was it. We might not see anything more than that, at least until next week at the earliest — if at all. We’ll circle back to this presently.

If the reporting in Politico is accurate, Bernie isn’t a happy revolutionary these days. The once noble, principled champion of the people has apparently been consumed by ego and bitterness, and it’s not all surprising to those of us who’ve been following along with an objective eye


Warren For VP! Screw it, Hillary Clinton should definitely pick the Massachusetts senator...

Going nuts because such face-to-face meetings in someone’s home during campaigns are frequently the harbingers of a running mate announcement. Warren is wildly popular amongst Democrats, especially those who put a priority on fighting income inequality and the shenanigans of Wall Street and other capitalist vultures who have done so much damage to our economy. Because of this, there’s been chatter for months about Warren as a potential running mate for Clinton, to shore up Clinton’s image as a true progressive and to keep these issues at the forefront of the campaign as Bernie Sanders does his fade-out.

But there’s also been a chorus of skeptics, and I’ve been one. Not because of any objection to Warren herself! On the contrary, I’m a massive Elizabeth Warren fangirl who pins gold stars and hearts to her picture that I have hanging over my bed.

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