Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Bernie Sanders for President 2016 ?

Even though Hillary Clinton is expected to be the inevitable Democratic nominee for President if (when) she throws her hat in the ring, many progressives and democratic socialists are pushing for Sen. Bernie Sanders, the progressive/left/socialist senator from Vermont to run, either in the Democratic Primary against Hillary Clinton to challenge her from the democratic left, or as an independent.  There are good arguments for either path, but it all depends on Bernie Sanders, who seems to interested in running...

Bernie Sanders: ‘I Am Prepared to Run for President of the United States’ | The Nation

Bernie Sanders: I Would Be A Better President than Hillary Clinton

Are Progressives Ready for "Political Revolution" with Bernie? Common Dreams

DSA/Labor Activist Bill Fletcher argues that if Sanders does run, he should run in the Democratic Primary  To the Point

Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has launched it's own petition to urge Sanders to run

Draft Bernie Sanders Petition

And there is a Draft Bernie Facebook group