If the democratic party doesn’t grow a brain really fast..I might be joining the #bernieorbust movement come this election
Was Brooklyn-born Bernie in the stands with the rest of “dem bums” . . . ?
It’s become increasingly apparent that the most vital plank in the 2016 Democratic Convention Platform will be reforming the entire nomination process. For starters, Bernie wants to “open up” the primaries to parties of every political persuasion, including Republicans and Independents. The standard argument against this is that it opens the door for the GOP to mobilize their base to vote for the “weaker” candidate, thereby sabotaging the Dems in the general election. Well what does “weaker” candidate really mean anyway? Someone who truly represents old school Democratic values? Someone like Bernie Sanders?
History of the Hijack
Back in ’72, George McGovern got blown out by the incumbent (Nixon) because the economy seemed strong and Vietnam was winding down, yet McGovern’s loss is commonly cited as a rationale for the Democrats current super-delegate system. …
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