TO BERN OR NOT TO BERN: why the left (and everybody else) should support Bernie Sanders for president

By Charles Fredricks Contrary to what we are encouraged to accept, supporting a politician is not a beauty contest, a horse race, or a marriage. Bernie Sanders may not be a perfect candidate, but he's certainly the closest to perfect of anyone who's had a shot at winning since George McGovern (whom I must confess I didn't support based on the system is rotten beyond repair brand of cynicism). Gripes over Bernie from the left fall into three categories, ill-founded if you take into account the state [...]