Bernie Sanders is not “nobody”

Welcome to today's stream-of-consciousness rant. Here's what happened on MSNBC this morning: Thomas Roberts was discussing the upcoming six (yay!) Democratic primary debates with a correspondent. Roberts then said, "Hillary will be debating nobody." The correspondent reminded him that Bernie Sanders is running. "Oh, but he's an Independent," said Roberts. 1. Bernie Sanders isn't "nobody." 2. Bernie has said repeatedly he's running as a Democrat. A "news" anchor should know that. Hell, I knew it! Why didn't Roberts? This was as demeaning as it was disrespectful to Bernie Sanders and to the Democratic primary process. Based on what I heard, Roberts appeared [...]

The Bernie Beat at Radio or Not

  If you've not had the chance to hear Senator Sanders at the National Press Club, here's a chance to correct that; he was in rare form. [Expected the hair to be more muzzled by the last declarative sentence.]     If you were to ask me what his major mistake has been, it’s that he thought that after putting together this extraordinary grassroots movement of young people, minorities and working-class people and getting elected to the presidency, then he thought he could sit down with the Republicans and negotiate all these agreements. He was mistaken.   The implied pulse [...]

The Bernie Beat @ Radio or Not

It's going to be a busy Bernie week, his hair will be standing straight up by nightfall Wednesday. As the discussions of Authorizing the Use of Military Force in Congress bounce back and forth, Sanders tries to sue for peace when he gets a chance. He was also not having a whole lot of Netanyahu, refusing the R.S.V.P. early in a stand against John Bo(eh)ner's politico power-grabby move. The test of our progress... - Pres. Franklin Delano Roosevelt pic.twitter.com/Kzi2zn5K5K— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) February 16, 2015 The SAVE Act, signed into law by President Obama last week, meant a good deal [...]

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