Should Democrats Risk Turning Sanders into a Progressive Martyr?

The Democratic Party’s attempts to thwart Bernie Sanders might backfire spectacularly and win even more votes for the cause.

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaking with attendees at the Clark County Democratic Party’s 2020 Kick Off to Caucus Gala at the Tropicana Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. February 15, 2020. (photo: Gage Skidmore)

“I’m delighted to endorse and support Joe Biden. He is somebody of such extraordinary grace and kindness and empathy.” — Pete Buttigieg

“He [Joe Biden] can bring our country together and build that coalition of that fired-up Democratic base as well as independents and moderate Republicans. Because we do not, in our party, want to eke by with a victory. We want to win big.” — Sen. Amy Klobuchar

President of the United States Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a “Keep America Great” rally at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, Arizona. February 19, 2020. (photo: Gage Skidmore)

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