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Response to ehrnst (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 08:51 AM

3. Sanders ego has gotten out of control.

 

He is going out on the stump, doing interviews, and showing up to debates completely unprepared.

Going off on the media like Trump does and then walking it back. It's just gaffe after gaffe.

He didn't prepare for his run. Holly Otterbein, a journalist and Sanders surrogate, highlighted this in one of her pieces.

A little over a month ago, despite putting on a brave face publicly, Bernie Sanders’ aides privately concluded that a shakeup was needed for his presidential campaign.


The Vermont senator had neglected to practice in mock sessions before the first 2020 debate, and failed to aggressively take on former Vice President Joe Biden on stage. On the trail, he was sticking to the old hits: His stump speech sounded remarkably similar to the one he delivered in his first presidential bid, and he gave a major address touting democratic socialism that mirrored his talk on the same subject in 2015. Even some of his diehard supporters wondered how he would distinguish himself in a crowded field of candidates, especially when many claimed to embrace his left-wing ideals.


They were aided by Kamala Harris, who released her own health care plan shortly before the event. Harris’ campaign claimed that its proposal also constituted Medicare for All, and the Sanders campaign pounced, with campaign manager Faiz Shakir emailing supporters that “[h]er plan is centered around privatizing Medicare, enriching insurance executives and introducing more corporate greed and profiteering into the Medicare system.”


https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/13/bernie-sanders-medicare-for-all-2020-election-1459217

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