IMO why Bernie is the only real choice in 2020 for Dems
So imo Bernie is the only realistic choice to get anything significant done logistically speaking.
2008 and especially 2016 have hopefully made 2020 much easier to figure out:
-Having a great policy agenda isn't enough.
-Having a great policy agenda with every intention to implement it isn't enough.
-Having a great policy agenda with every intention to implement it with the ability to do so because:
1. No corporate donor pressure. (This narrows it down to Bernie, Tulsi, and Gravel)
2. The backbone required to not fall in line when faced with extreme party pressure.
3. The ability to get hundreds of thousands of boots on the ground ready to organize within the electoral process and more importantly outside of the electoral process through different forms of direct action. That excludes Tulsi & Gravel and leaves Bernie, that's it.
Everyone in the country needs to understand that there's no political savior and there never will be, simply getting a good and well-intentioned person into the White House isn't going to accomplish anything significant. Those days are over.
Bernie is the only one addressing this. He's less of a politician and more of an organizer, because the only way anything will get done at this point is thru hundreds of thousands of people organizing applying forms of direct action for specific outcomes. When Bernie says "Not me, Us." It's not just a cute slogan he literally means if we're going to get anything done it's going to take all of us.
I love Tulsi, I think Gravel's campaign is extremely awesome, but they aren't it, and Warren is far from it. We don't have time to screw this up again.
InB4 right-wingers: "But socialism!" "But Venezuelaa.." "cRaZy bErNiE"