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Take a moment to digest that shit. This professional wrestling personality (literally) is the President.
Sanders represented a pretty fair number of people. He won his share of states outright. (Usually when he won 2-out-of-3 states on a given day, the media reported on what a big win Hillary had in the 1...hence people felt a little jilted by the party and the billionaire-controlled media...it's not that complicated really.) The group of people that Bernie represents convinced the DNC that they actually exist and that they actually matter, but they didn't take it seriously enough.
Never enough? What exactly was supposed to be enough? "Yes, I'm going to keep the bankers in charge, I'm going to keep funneling power and influence to Wall Street, I'm going to bankrupt the middle class on healthcare...but I'll give you a minimum wage sufficient to keep a single person just above poverty...until that is repealed in a few years..." What exactly did the Democrats bring to the table to work with what turns out is a large number of Americans who are completely disgusted with that? The Republicans brought Donald Trump, and that was actually enough to defeat Hillary. What did the Democrats bring?
The "nerve" to force the party... Fuck the party. The party is nothing but the people whose votes they need and want. The leadership has understandably come to think they are above all of that and the voters should shut up and do as they're told. On this one, they were proven disastrously wrong about what is happening in America right now.
Don't try to sell GOP ideas on a Democratic ticket and lie to people that progressive ideas won't work. Don't betray your fellow man again.