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July 25, 2011
Will the hard left primary Obama?
I suppose Dennis Kucinich is available (although there are many on the left who don't think he's quite liberal enough), but the question isn't whether they want to primary the president, the question is who could they get? Via Hot Air, Bernie Sanders: So my suggestion is, I think one of the reasons the president has been able to move so far to the right is that there is no primary opposition to him and I think it would do this country a good deal of service if people started thinking about candidates out there to begin contrasting what is a progressive agenda as opposed to what Obama is doing. [...] So I would say to Ryan [sic] discouragement is not an option. I think it would be a good idea if President Obama faced some primary opposition. Jesse Jackson is too "old news" and too tainted. Ditto Al Sharpton. There are no really prominent lawmakers in the Black Caucus. Ralph Nader hates the Dems as much as he hates the GOP. In short, there simply isn't a far left, loony toons liberal...(Read Full Post)