Walter Brasch: Although Sanders has pushed Clinton more to the left, she might be able to go into the Democratic convention with a substantial lead and the nomination.
Bill Fletcher: There is a fruitful comparison to be made between Sanders’s campaign and Jesse Jackson’s presidential campaigns in 1984 and 1988. Like Jackson, Sanders has positioned himself as the champion of the underdog — the champion of those being stepped on by the wealthy. Bernie Movement
Tina Dupuy: She’s smart, educated, accomplished and experienced. She’d be touted as a steady hand at the wheel if it were anyone else.
John Peeler: She will not be able to mobilize the enthusiasm of those who are supporting Sanders, hough most of them would surely vote for her against any conceivable Republican nominee, including Trump.
Larry Wines: Hillary has yet to score a lopsided win that compares to Bernie’s. But that didn’t humble her “Triumph in Nevada” speech. Hillary Wins Nevada
Walter Brasch: Hopefully my flu will end and I’ll be able to find amusement in something other than a flush caused by high volume egotistical hyperbole laced with half-truths and statements, all of which are enough to inflate my blood pressure. Campaign Craziness
Robert Nelson. Democratic presidential candidate refuses to take Bill and Hillary’s campaign hate bait. Bernie Channels Gandhi
Lawrence Rosenthal: he profound dysfunction on display in the Republican party’s contest for its 2016 presidential nomination reflects an intra-party civil war that has been simmering for the past 25 years and has now burst out of control. gop implosion
Robert Reich: I, for one, regret its passing. Our nation needs political parties to connect up different groups of Americans, sift through prospective candidates, deliberate over priorities, identify common principles, and forge a platform. Republican Party Died
Peter Dreier: If Trump is the GOP nominee, turnout among Republicans will likely plunge because even many Republicans find Trump distasteful. They won’t vote for Hillary or Bernie, but they might stay home, even in the swing states. Trump Bad for America
Randy Shaw: Whereas the “message” of McGovern’s loss became “Democrats shouldn’t pick someone too liberal,” Mondale’s landslide defeat did not weaken the arguments of those always going with the “safe” choice. McGovern and Sanders
Berry Craig: “Part of the problem is that we currently have fewer senators and congressmen with any military experience than at any time since prior to World War II.”
Medea Benjamin: First he warned us about “the terrible, authoritarian, Communist dictatorship,” groaned Sanders, “now he’s urging companies to shut down and move to China. Not my kind of guy.”