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Why no love for Sanders?

Why no love for Sanders?

It is always amusing to watch The Sun's editorial board start hyperventilating when a progressive candidate is doing well in the polls. The recent frantic plea to Vice President Joe Biden to get into the presidential race in case Hillary Clinton's campaign might fizzle out is typical ("Run, Joe, run," Aug. 25). The breathless editorial raises the dread specter of Sen. Bernie Sanders winning the nomination and — gasp — not being able to attract many swing voters. The board seems not to grasp the point that a Democratic candidate who succeeds in energizing the base does not need swing voters. Of course if Mr. Biden wants to run, he is welcome, and if he and...

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