Over the weekend Bret Stephens had a smart column arguing that people should not discount the possibility that Bernie Sanders could win both the Democrat nomination and the presidency.
I mean, he’s right in the cosmic, moral sense because if we’re going to be honest with ourselves, Trump versus Sanders is the choice this country clearly deserves.
This isn’t to say that Sanders has the best shot to win the nomination. That’s clearly Joe Biden. But Sanders has the best shot, by far, to win both Iowa and New Hampshire and if he’s able to do that, then he will be in a one-on-one race with Biden and his odds of winning the nomination go way up, maybe even close to 50-50.
The second part is harder: Could Bernie beat Trump?
This is Joe Biden’s path to winning the White House:
Bernie’s path to 270 is slightly different.
Here’s Trump’s problem: How does the guy who expanded the government, blew up the national debt, and gave $28 billion in farm bailouts to subsidize the tariff war he started complain about Sanders not being a true-blue capitalist?
And to be "fair" (in the leftist utopia), wouldn't it need to be retroactive? If I just got done working my ass off for a decade to pay for my liberal arts degree, shouldn't I get paid back, especially since I can't find a job in my field?
ramage wrote: With free college tuition why would anyone save for their children's education. Sanders and Warren are best exemplified as rewarding the grasshopper and screwing the ants. Please see Aesop's fables for reference.