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Photos taken for work of U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaking to a crowd of nearly 1,600 students at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, IA on Thursday, January 28, 2016. (photo: Phil Roeder)

Boxing legend Joe Lewis once put it this way:

Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson agreed, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” It has long been the sacred hymn of the battle commander that “No plan survives contact with the…