Politics Paper: Bernie Sanders's campaign is "fiction"

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  1. Tim

    Tim ty dawg for gold! Gold

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    according to the Washington Post...

    Bernie Sanders’s fiction-filled campaign


    He would be a braver truth-teller if he explained how he would go about rationing health care like European countries do. His program would be more grounded in reality if he addressed the fact of chronic slow growth in Europe and explained how he would update the 20th-century model of social democracy to accomplish its goals more efficiently. Instead, he promises large benefits and few drawbacks.

    Mr. Sanders tops off his narrative with a deus ex machina: He assures Democrats concerned about the political obstacles in the way of his agenda that he will lead a “political revolution” that will help him clear the capital of corruption and influence-peddling. This self-regarding analysis implies a national consensus favoring his agenda when there is none and ignores the many legitimate checks and balances in the political system that he cannot wish away.

    Mr. Sanders is a lot like many other politicians. Strong ideological preferences guide his thinking, except when politics does, as it has on gun control. When reality is ideologically or politically inconvenient, he and his campaign talk around it. Mr. Sanders’s success so far does not show that the country is ready for a political revolution. It merely proves that many progressives like being told everything they want to hear.

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    Regardless, many college students I know support him:

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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opin...1b2866-c478-11e5-9693-933a4d31bcc8_story.html
     
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  2. Frog Norris

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    Stopped reading when they said Wall Street has been reined in and regulated.
     
  3. scoobyla

    scoobyla Well-Known Member

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    hes answered policy questions more fuller, more honestly, and more detailed than any other politician running
     
  4. Tickle Shits

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    This is his base... And if you saw what these dirtbags did to the city pretty much sums up what would happen ..
     
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  5. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Maybe he can get the thousands of firearms and other weapons the administration shipped there off the streets of Syria.
     
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    Oh wow, future Starbucks employees. Let me guess,, they major in Literature and Liberal Arts and wonder why they have no future once they are out of college.