The debate within the party isn’t a diversion or a liability. It is a necessary step to recovery.
It was not your normal inaugural address to be sure!
“It’s not about you. It’s about the future of this planet. It’s about your kids and your grandchildren. It is about American democracy. It is about some very fundamental issues. And nobody in this room or in this country has a right to say I give up.“
Many politicians are disappointed in the election process and the electoral college this year.
The anger among Sanders backers by the time of the convention at the end of July was palpable.
"At a time when climate change is the great environmental threat to the entire planet, it is sad and dangerous that Mr. Trump has nominated Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA."
The Trump dilemma, as well as the whole Hillary Clinton mess, could have probably been avoided if Bernie Sanders had been nominated.
"Why are we the only major country on Earth not to guarantee healthcare to all people? Why are we the only major country not to have paid family and medical leave?"
Bernie Sanders has spent his life fighting for progressive causes. As the world braces for the Trump presidency, Sanders shows no signs of slowing down.
While Sanders lost the primary, he has not given up the fight.