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17. He was supposed to debate her from the left, give her a sparring partner
Sat Jun 18, 2016, 03:10 PM
Jun 2016

Debating just Martin O'Malley would not make for riveting TV. She would also be able to move leftward and bring the voters with her once Bernie staked out the extremes, her left shift looking moderate by contrast. This is classic political theory as taught at Wellesley in the late '60s.

He wasn't supposed to pose a real threat, or divide the party.

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