Bloomberg–Sanders Battle Could Determine the Democrats’ Future
Like Trump, both men are beneficiaries of our hollowed-out political parties.
The Bloomberg–Bernie battle is almost like a comic book come to life. The two combatants cover almost every cliché on the right-wing scorecard.
The Right couldn’t have invented a better candidate than Bernie Sanders. In 1971, he was kicked out of a commune for talking too much. In 1987 (!), he recorded a folk album. The following year, he got married and left the next day for a combination fact-finding trip and honeymoon in the Soviet Union. When he...