There was a new category of staffing added to Big Money in politics. Campaigns are now hiring “donor maintenance managers” as personal concierges to millionaire supporters—another example of plutocratic corruption of our democratic elections.
However, it appears that many networks of prominent donors, including powerful women, are staying out of the presidential fundraising race for now.
"This administration has damaged, perhaps irreparably, an int'l order that has served U.S. interests for decades, turned a blind eye to catastrophic climate change, corroded our govt, [and] poisoned our national discourse."
Bernie Sanders’ campaign advisor, Jeff Weaver calls this decision a “blow to American democracy.”
"There are many in Venezuela who would hope for change in their country, but they don’t want a U.S.-backed regime in place."
"It's terrible, what happened. Seventeen years old, and now there are all sorts of stories that don't sound right."
Winning in this society has become a meta-political illusion, a dream world, that rationalizes political and lawyerly anti-social behavior as “greatness”.
With President Trump, Is the American Experiment Over?
Jeremy Corbyn and the resurgence of the British left.
Sanders is likely to reach the convention with more than 25 percent of the total delegates. That is enough, under convention rules, to force a “minority report” out of the platform committee.