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Claire Helene

I made the connection between Sanders and Carter too, but you made the point more specifically and clearly. Excellent post. I want a problem solver in the White House. Not an idealist.

jim, some guy in iowa

I assumed that at some point Sanders would begin to speak of consolidating the revolution at the lower levels but when he didn't that was when the Carter penny dropped for me. I was not a fan of Howard Dean but he did change my thinking in that I realized what went on at the local and state levels was the foundation for what could happen at the national level. And in most places we *need* a party structure to work with and get support from. I've always been a bit put off by Obama seeming to feel he was above being a party man, but Sanders's disdain for the Democratic party just works against everybody down ticket- everybody he would need to actually accomplish *anything*


Sheese ...a thoroughly enlightening post.!

I love the comparisons and connections.

Will be using some of this as talking points and to generate more thinking and conversation about what matters in governance going forward.

Lance, thanks for this article!

Robert Alexander

I posted this in my FaceBook "North Georgia Democrats" page (yes, we exist, even in Reddest Redneckistan) and I'm being called a neoliberal....

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