Bernie Sanders and the Irony of Independence

Why you should not listen to Bernie now

It all started in Vermont

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Early on, Bernie made a “deal” with the VT Democrats
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Bernie won his House race as an “Independent” in 1990 thanks to the partisan support he received from the Democratic Party. (AP)

The Hard Truth of the House

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In the House, Bernie relied on Nancy’s good graces.

Bernie burns a bridge with Ralph Nader

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Bernie and Ralph had at one time been good friends and fellow travelers. No more.

Bernie’s greatest personal fear

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Bernie’s worst nightmare: to be blamed by Nancy and Chuck for Hillary’s loss.

The Irony of Independence

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Bernie only serves at the pleasure of Democratic Leadership

What’s in it for Bernie?

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Bernie relies on the good will of Chuck Schumer for everything he has accomplished in the Senate.

“The Man Who Gave Trump Two Terms”

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Bernie needs to shill for Biden in order to save his legacy. You don’t.

Why you should not listen to Bernie

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When it comes to Bernie’s behavior in this election, just remember that it is Chuck Schumer (backed by Obama) who is pulling the strings.

But that’s Bernie. You are you.

Joe is a US Ex-Pat with dual US-EU citizenship, who travels Europe extensively, commenting on trends, attitudes, politics and more.

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