Sanders — And The Media — Learned The Wrong Lessons From Trump In 2016

Posted on AllSides April 10th, 2020
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As I’m sure you’ve probably guessed, this passage seems like it could be about Donald Trump’s campaign for the Republican nomination in 20161 — but it’s actually about Bernie Sanders’s quest for the Democratic nomination this year. It comes from an April 2019 feature by the Atlantic’s Edward-Isaac Dovere that I consider to be a lodestar for Sanders’s strategy since it contains a lot of on-the-record reporting from Sanders campaign.2
The article also reveals how the conventional wisdom about how primary campaigns have changed, in light of Trump winning...

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