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morningfog

(18,115 posts)
1. Congrats to Hillary on Bernie's endorsement.
Mon Jul 11, 2016, 07:55 AM
Jul 2016

A lot of work went into it. Bernie, who was issue focused and shape the debate focused from the beginning, turned out to be far better received than anyone thought he would be, including himself.

He maintained that focus even after Hillary secured enough delegates to win on the first ballot of the convention and continued to lobby the platform committee. He earned concessions along the way.

The timing is just right.

Congrats to Hillary on Bernie's endorsement. morningfog Jul 2016 #1
well said uawchild Jul 2016 #16
That article's hitting lessening of "leverage," Hortensis Jul 2016 #20
"... somewhat overdue" ?? That's a nice (but inaccurate) way to put it. NurseJackie Jul 2016 #2
and we certainly don't want to foment discord, do we. Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #19
Having to have a state he thumped her, having to have equal two speakers..... seabeyond Jul 2016 #29
Ha!! :-D NurseJackie Jul 2016 #36
Thank you, Senator Sanders n/t cosmicone Jul 2016 #3
Good, and I am happy he has waited Mass Jul 2016 #4
Is Sanders going to join the coalition. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #5
I think he's bringing another one with him. Orsino Jul 2016 #8
I'm not sure he is in possession of a viable coalition at this point. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #15
It still doesn't actually say Sen Sanders will endorse Hillary at the event. auntpurl Jul 2016 #6
I'm not sure he ever will, or feels it will help with the tiny but vocal fringe ready to swarm bettyellen Jul 2016 #7
Dunnno. Bernie has a long history of cold-shouldering Hortensis Jul 2016 #21
People are looking for that sound bite, and rather obsessively. Orsino Jul 2016 #9
When/where has he said he'll endorse? auntpurl Jul 2016 #10
Everywhere. Orsino Jul 2016 #11
Well, yes. auntpurl Jul 2016 #12
I think we all know that the word is coming. Orsino Jul 2016 #13
I hope so, and I will welcome Senator Sanders' support when it comes. nt auntpurl Jul 2016 #14
Between needing to use the state Sanders thumped, and having to have two speakers on seabeyond Jul 2016 #26
The crowd is extremely rowdy. auntpurl Jul 2016 #27
We create. And what I am seeing created isn't conducive. seabeyond Jul 2016 #28
Hillary wouldn't have agreed to it if he isn't going to endorse liberalnarb Jul 2016 #30
That makes sense. Hope you're right. auntpurl Jul 2016 #31
What ? Where are you watching it??? liberalnarb Jul 2016 #33
No, it's much better now. auntpurl Jul 2016 #34
I got it. liberalnarb Jul 2016 #35
Clinton has taken the higher road thru out. Seems it is a one sided reaching out, over and over and seabeyond Jul 2016 #32
I don't care any more. murielm99 Jul 2016 #17
What time? nolabear Jul 2016 #18
Post removed Post removed Jul 2016 #22
MIRT!! auntpurl Jul 2016 #23
MIRT's still a thing under the new rules, right? Tommy_Carcetti Jul 2016 #24
Oh yes. auntpurl Jul 2016 #25
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