THE SAN­DERS EF­FECT

The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

For­mer pres­i­den­tial hope­ful Sen. Bernie San­ders’ hefty mem­oir “Our Rev­o­lu­tion: A Fu­ture to Be­lieve In” is now No. 3 on The New York Times best-seller list, right be­hind “Killing Ja­pan,” Bill O’Reilly’s lat­est his­tor­i­cal ex­trav­a­ganza, and “Set­tle for More,” Fox News an­chor Megyn Kelly’s mem­oir, now No. 1. Mr. San­ders has not aban­doned his role as plain­spo­ken out­sider, how­ever.

“The Demo­cratic Party has got to very fun­da­men­tally re­think who it is and where it goes. It has to shed the cur­rent sit­u­a­tion where it’s a party of the lib­eral elite, a party of wealthy peo­ple,” the Ver­mont in­de­pen­dent wrote in a re­cent Face­book post.

Demo­cratic vot­ers may agree, ac­cord­ing to a new Ras­mussen Re­ports sur­vey: 57 per­cent say their party should be “more like Bernie San­ders,” while 26 per­cent think the party should stay “more like Hil­lary Clin­ton.

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