Bernie Sanders’ Ugly Campaigning Is Bad for Democrats — and Great for Trump

As Sanders gears up for a possible 2020 run, his supporters are already turning his Democratic competitors into villains

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What this data says is that many Sanders supporters were not voting for him but against Hillary Clinton.

There is no acknowledgment, after 2016, of just how dangerous that attitude might be or of what other forces might be arrayed against the candidates in question.

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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