The Eye-Opening Potential of the Sanders Candidacy

From The Progressive Populist, June 1, 2015

Conventional wisdom says that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination April 30, will keep the center of gravity to the left in the Democratic race, forcing frontrunner Hillary Clinton to cater to the progressive wing. That may be true, but the real importance of Sanders, a self-identified socialist, could be his impact on non-Democrats.