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I was disappointed with him for that, too.
Wed Nov 9, 2016 7:07am

But I do understand (if reluctantly): he was fighting to retain any kind of voice in the Senate at that point. A Trump victory wouldn't likely change that position, but a Clinton victory after he'd failed to back her in the general would have completely isolated him. I guess is was more than a little naive of me to expect Bernie to eschew realpolitik; while I consider him to be a person of character, you don't build a long Senate career by being a saint.

I couldn't agree more, re: the major media's role in determining the outcome of the Democratic primary. Many outlets basically acted as satellites of the Clinton campaign.

  • Just my opinion, of course ...Mondo Fuego™ , Wed Nov 9 6:49am
    ... I liked Bernie far, far more than Ol' Crooked Hil, but I think he lost a lot of moral stature when he sold out and supported the wicked witch after she and the DNC screwed him. It's not just the... more
    • I was disappointed with him for that, too. — Poppet, Wed Nov 9 7:07am
      • Speaking of "satellites of the Clinton campaign" ...Mondo Fuego™ , Wed Nov 9 7:16am
        ... they even had "Aunt Jemima" serving up debate questions a la carte to Ol' Crooked Hil behind Bernie's trusting back, and CNN consulting with the DNC to cook up a pilaf of poison debate questions... more
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