Underscoring your point, Gregor, is a nice follow up peice of the Sanders speech last week, on what is Democratic Socialism for him, by Matt Taibbi over at the Stone:

"In an odd way, Sanders defines his campaign by the negativity it attracts. Other campaigns that might talk the talk on issues like climate change can’t be taken seriously, Bernie Sanders tells me in a phone call from Washington, D.C., unless they “frontally confront the fossil fuel industry.” If you’re not “embattled,” you’re not real. In this vein he derides the “middle ground” platform of someone like current frontrunner Joe Biden, which Sanders says “antagonizes no one, stands up to no one, and changes nothing.”

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Edited by chunkstyle (06/18/19 01:54 AM)