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January 31, 2020

Town Hall Index Forecasts Sanders' Carrying New Hampshire Primary By Yuge Margin

After Bernie's decisive 2016 victory in the Granite State primary, I shouldn't be surprised. Still, this latest round of good news made me reread the numbers!
https://twitter.com/ElectionsIndex/status/1222565090840498178

January 31, 2020

UAW President Emeritus Bob King Endorsed Sanders

The endorsement is great on its own but YUGE when we consider that King remains quite influential in the trade union movement.

January 24, 2020

Genius "Medicare For Y'All" South Carolina Billboard Campaign!

Berner Irena Schulz of South Carolina had a genius brainstorm to help the world's greatest candidate carry the Palmetto State on Leap Day 2020, billboards reminding her neighbors what a Sanders presidency would mean and the importance of voting.



If you would like to learn more, pop over to her GoFundMe page. As of this writing, she already has purchased 8 billboards. As she continues to blow past her original goal, she has concrete plans to secure even more of these persuasive advertising towers.

January 12, 2020

The Bernie Blackout Continues

There's been real progress. For proof, check out this encouraging piece
https://twitter.com/curaffairs/status/1216417442173530112 However, equal in its weight (but in the wrong direction) is this latest prevarication from CNN...
https://twitter.com/CANCEL_SAM/status/1215850457798782977 KEY TAKEAWAY: The good poll numbers means that it's time to floor the accelerator, not downshift!

January 10, 2020

Practical Significance Of Sunrise Endorsement

Naturally, Bernie's entire platform motivates young voters. However, in terms of creating a movement and looping in the newest generations, the climate crisis consistently tops the list. Let's remember this coverage from November...



If you haven't seen the background video released before the Sunrise endorsement, I exhort you to spend a few minutes. It brings the cold statistics of movement politics into sharp focus...

https://twitter.com/sunrisemvmt/status/1214556472866213889
December 20, 2019

CBS News Plus Charleston, SC Post And Courier Confirm Sanders SURGE (and use "that word")

Tack on the People's Action Endorsement and Sanders has had quite a week. Here are the facts...

https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/1207073459848830979

Charleston, SC Post And Courier report

Aided by voters under 50, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is continuing his recent national surge in South Carolina, where he has supplanted U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts for second place.

Sanders gained the most support of any candidate since the last Post and Courier-Change Research poll taken in October. He added 7 percentage points to pass Warren, whose backing was unchanged.

Sanders’ poll numbers have risen in other early voting states since Thanksgiving, where he has become the leader in New Hampshire and the second choice in Iowa, according to data tallied by Real Clear Politics.


December 15, 2019

Sanders Surge Just Became Undeniable (to others)

For Berners, looking out from the inside, we knew that the Sanders Surge was born during an early autumn phone call from AOC to a Las Vegas hospital room. However, even as Sanders has climbed and climbed and climbed, my best efforts to convince supporters of other candidates (not necessarily to vote for him but) at least to concede that a Sanders Surge has occurred have been met with cognitive dissonance. No volume facts has made a dent.

I was not surprised by the reaction except for the depths of denial which some feel about Bernie's continued rise despite clogged arteries (which since have been locked open by stents).

On Friday the 13th, the Boston Globe's James Pindell confirmed the Sanders Surge AND MORE! I have crossed linked from the Democratic Primaries forum.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/1287382435

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