After devoting eight years of nearly daily campaigning for Bernie Sanders’s presidential bids and being there in late 2015 when he explored a run, personally encouraging him to run at the LA Musicians Union Hall, I have two central conclusions as to why Bernie Sanders was defeated. They may piss you off. That’s of course not my intention.
I have two premises.
1. Bernie never wanted to be President. Not really. His hero was MLK more so than LBJ. He wanted to push American politics to the left to help the poor/working-class & start a political revolution to attack the greedy rich people…