"In Minnesota, we know that organized people will always beat organized money. Despite outside efforts to defeat us, we once again broke turnout records. Despite the attacks, our support has only grown."
It’s been a tough few months in the wake of Bernie Sanders’s defeat. But after the recent explosions in the streets and ongoing down-ballot progressive electoral organizing in the last year, the Left came roaring back in Tuesday's primaries.
It’s well past time to bury the 'Bernie is unelectable' trope. He has a better shot than moderate Bloomberg. His campaign resonates with the growing realization of how unmoored the American capitalist system is from any sense of ethics or morality.
Bernie's staff here says we knocked on 130,000 doors this weekend. I did about 250 of those doors, so do the math: 500 people like me. Possibly I’m just swept up in the moment, but it seems like a great social movement in the making.