Five million Sanders supporters are still leaning towards for Gary Johnson. This disrespects Bernie and all he stands for. Not voting for Clinton is a vote against Sanders’ Revolution. That’s why Sanders is stumping for Clinton.
He’s now (Sept 18) in Ohio and making some progress with Elizabeth Warren (CBS News): “The fact that Sanders is actually endorsing her is really important because I wasn’t really the biggest fan of hers but now that I see that he is going out of his way to promote who she is, I think it’s super important,” said Zach Fradette, a 21-year-old student from Westerville, Ohio.
Is Johnson deceptive? He goes after Sanders’ supporters by saying he’s 73% aligned with Sanders. But he never mentions that he can’t stand any of Sanders’ positions that are even slightly related to his democratic socialism. And that’s who Bernie is. That’s how he defines himself. Johnson doesn’t like to talk about the positions I’ve listed, and “73%” makes no sense. So I say, he’s deceptive. (Jill Stein is equally bad and almost as damaging.) [Read more…]