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Response to FreakinDJ (Original post)

Sun Jan 10, 2016, 12:06 PM

9. It's about excitement for what Bernie stands for ...

... and it is a reaction to the feeling of the Clinton establishment steamroller trying to make us be for her.

The Hillary machine is making the same mistake it made eight years ago -- all of these endorsements, the big money, the smugness and condescension, the haughty attitude, the catering to corporate powers, the 'inevitability' arguments -- these things make average activist Democrats want to resist and not be assimilated.

Poor Hillary.
Too long in the tooth, too long on the national stage, too old fashioned, too rich, too conceited ... the more people are reminded of her and see her on the campaign trail the more they realize that they don't like her and that we need real change in this country.

And Sen. Sanders for all his mussiness and in spite of his chronological age is saying and talking about the things that young people and dynamic progressives get excited about. Sanders is new at this presidential level on the national stage, that makes him interesting and evocative of candidates like Kennedy and Obama.

Good for the Democrats for waking up and not becoming like traditional Republicans and getting in line with the conservative cushion of "it's her turn".

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