Let’s assume that’s what she meant.

First, do you think any progressive was happy about all the promises Obama failed to keep as president? He didn’t close Guantanamo, and didn’t reduce executive power, especially concerning civil rights and personal privacy. He wasted time tried to be bipartisan, instead of forcing through immigration reform, a larger stimulus, create a cap and trade system, took single payer off the table before starting to negotiate, didn’t go after the war criminals in the Bush-Cheney administration.

If Clinton had been elected in 2016, how much would she have accomplished of the Sanders agenda? Is there any doubt about how much better things would be right now?

How close would we be to the $15 per hour minimum wage, financial regulation, the end of the death penalty, the end of private prisons, cracking down on corporate inversions, equal pay, protecting women’s reproductive health options, and defending workers rights?

The answer is, one tiny step forward on any of these issues represents a huge gain compared to Agent Orange trying to restore the good old days of Warren G. Harding.

The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing.

No matter how bad you think Biden will be, the only non-starter is allowing the GOP to have any say in our government.

Either through incompetence, or an outright desire to hurt large segments of our population they actively promote an agenda that is profoundly immoral and wicked.

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