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Bernie Sanders addresses a rally in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN)

Each week, LA Progressive’s editors pick what they regard as a particularly insightful comment from one of our readers, both to draw attention to one particular reader’s thoughts and to encourage more readers to weigh in with their opinions. This week’s pithy "Feedback Friday" response comes from Vincent De Stefano, who commented on the article by Walter G. Moss, "What We Need to Hear from Bernie Sanders."

Which Conservatives are you referring to? The ones that Barak Obama attempted to work with for his eight years in office? Those folks kept moving the goal posts further and further to the right, even when he was carrying their own water starting with Obama Care (Romney Care, as it was his plan Obama that the Affordable Care Act was based on).

Joe Biden is what you are suggesting Bernie become. That will only insure four more years of our current nightmare.

Each and every time Obama came with his proverbial hat in hand with a compromise already prepared that was farther to the right than any Democrat should have ended up with before the negotiations even began they still wanted more.

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Is it Mitch Mc Connell, who the day Barack was inaugurated stated plainly that his number one job moving forward was to ensure that he would be a one-term president, rather than serve the people by working to create a functioning Senate, by preventing anything from even coming up for a vote.

How about Merrick Garland? The folks that prevented Obama from carrying out his Constitutional duty to fill the vacant seat on our Supreme Court?

The same Conservatives who rammed a accused rapist into that very seat? No, my friend, the Conservatives that you referred to working with Ted Kennedy no longer exist.

Joe Biden is what you are suggesting Bernie become. That will only insure four more years of our current nightmare.

Vince De Stefano