Hey progressives, Hillary isn’t the enemy: I’m a Sanders supporter, but I’m sick of Bernie Bros’ Clinton Derangement Syndrome


I will be standing right with you. Hugs, Barbara (former NOW board member in the 1990’s in Cleveland, Ohio)

Central Oregon Coast NOW

I’m pulling for Sanders. But if Clinton wins the nomination, progressives should go all in for her. Here’s why

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens as she testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, on Capitol Hill in Washington October 22, 2015. The congressional committee is investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, when Clinton was the secretary of state.         REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTS5NA6 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listens as she testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, on Capitol Hill in Washington October 22, 2015. The congressional committee is investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, when Clinton was the secretary of state. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst – RTS5NA6

The inevitable has finally happened: Bernie Sanders supporters are beginning to openly proclaim that, if Hillary Clinton defeats their champion in the upcoming Democratic presidential primaries, they will not support her in the subsequent election.

I refer to this trend as “inevitable” because, as a Sanders supporter myself, I’ve heard this sentiment privately uttered in numerous conversations with (otherwise sympathetic) minds. More recently, it was articulated by H. A. Goodman in an editorial for Salon arguing that…

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