Sanders campaign wracked by dissension
...although they all adore the new spokesperson, former Women’s March leaderette, Linda Sarsour...
[POLITICO] Some of Bernie Sanders
...The only first openly Socialist member of the U.S. Senate. Sanders was Representative-for-Life from Vermont until moving to the Senate for the rest of his life in 2006, assuming the seat vacated by Jim Jeffords. He ran for the 2016 nomination for president, to be cheated out of it by Hillary Clinton, then went back to being a socialist, waiting for 2020 to roll around...
’ fiercest supporters are sounding the alarm that the campaign is bogged down by disorganization, personality festivities, and poor communication between state operations and national headquarters.

After a pair of setbacks this week ‐ the acrimonious shakeup of his staff in New Hampshire on Sunday and loss of the Working Families Party's endorsement
... a minor “democratic socialist” party founded in 1998 in New York, and currently active in fourteen states and Washington, DC. As a result of all that activity, they have managed to elect precisely one state-level representative and one state-level senator, a tribute to the fact that Americans are uninterested in the bootless drama of minor parties...
to Elizabeth Being Native American has been part of my story since the day I was born Warren
...Dem Senatrix from Massachussetts, who traces her noble lineage all the way back to Big Chief Spouting Bull. It has been alleged that she speaks with forked tongue but she denies that. She had a DNA test to prove her lineage and it turns out she's colorless...
a day later ‐ Sanders’ allies and former aides are worried that recent disappointments are not one-off stumbles but rather emblematic of larger problems in his bid for the White House. The concerns are particularly acute in New Hampshire.

"Seeing the campaign not be able to outshine Warren with WFP progressives doesn’t have me questioning WFP’s process," said Rafael Shimunov, a former national creative director for WFP and 2016 Sanders volunteer. "It has me questioning where the Bernie campaign could have done better, because I want to make sure the strongest candidate unmasks Biden and unseats Trump."

The worries come as the campaign enters a critical, more urgent phase. After Labor Day, more voters typically tune into the election and begin to make up their minds. Expectations for Sanders are sky-high, especially in New Hampshire, where he defeated Crooked Hillary Clinton
...former first lady, former secretary of state, former presidential candidate, Conqueror of Benghazi, Heroine of Tuzla, formerly described by her supporters as the smartest woman in the world, usually described by the rest of us as The Thing That Wouldn't Go Away...
in 2016 by 22 percentage points.

But Warren has jumped in the national polls to tie Sanders for second place, and Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...Failed seeker of the Democratic presidential nomination on multiple occasions, vice president under Barack Obama, giving it a last try in his dotage for 2020...
has proven harder to knock off his first-place perch than his rivals expected.
Posted by: Fred 2019-09-18