The Democratic Party has not yet officially reacted to widespread charges that its chaotic May 14 state convention in Las Vegas was rigged to produce a delegate victory for Hillary Clinton. But the party’s silence is stoking an avalanche of protest, especially among Bernie Sanders supporters, who have ramped up their campaign calling attention to myriad ways in which party bosses have been sabotaging Sanders’ candidacy.
Analyze This!: Is ‘Feeling the Bern’ A Viable Option and Strategy?
Expanding on yesterday’s discussion (the Iowa caucuses and implications of the results), Leid Stories asks, especially of those who reject duopoly politics: Given the situation as it stands, is Bernie Sanders, the self-titled Democratic Socialist who virtually tied Hillary Clinton’s caucus votes, a viable choice? What is to be gained by supporting his candidacy? What is the biggest hurdle you’ll have to overcome to consider supporting him?