A majority of the eligible voting bloc in the United States desires progress. This is why plans like Medicare for All, the Green New Deal, and Cancel Student and Medical debt poll extremely well. Americans want progress. They want a better way. Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has extended his hand to the American people in order to lead them toward a more just and fair America.
During the year that he’s been on the campaign trail, Sanders has promised the American people that he would be their voice and that as president, he would govern on their behalf, unfailing in his resolve to rid Washington, D.C. of the proverbial rot sustained by corruption on both sides.
Sanders’ supporters trust him because in the four decades he has lived a public life, his advocacy for the American poor and working class has remained the driving force behind his governing modus operandi: he cares more about every day people than he cares about enriching himself.
By April 2019, Sanders began gaining steam to the great annoyance of establishment democrats. So much so, that The New York Times reported on the “Stop Bernie Meetings” orchestrated by the wealthy and powerful elite members of the Democratic Party. Notable names who attended the Stop Bernie meetings include Chuck Schumer, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana who won his mayoral race by 8,515 votes in a town with the population of around 102,245 (2017).
The small-town mayor looks great on paper. Buttigieg went to all the right schools and had all the shiny careers. He’s a veteran to boot! All the consultants needed to do was to polish and present this mayor with a horrible track record as a viable “electable option.” Who wouldn’t love a well-educated polyglot with ties to the CIA and a military background as our next Commander-in-Chief?