Bernie Sanders just may be unstoppable

Can we acknowledge no real conservative would vote for Sen. Bernie Sanders over President Donald Trump?

Voting for a socialist to stop the populist automatically disqualifies you from ever talking about conservatism. You can rationalize it and say that four years of Sanders would be ineffective because of Congressional gridlock, but that can be said of Trump, too. Trump, at least at the regulatory level, has rolled back government, not expanded it.

Sanders would undermine the private sector, the free market, churches and individual liberty, all without ever even involving Congress.

Stop posing as a conservative if you are going with Sanders. It’d be far better to sit it out. To go for Sanders is really an admission that your pride is suffering, not the country.

As for the rest of us, ironically, millions are going to turn out to vote for a guy they hate to stop a guy they loathe.

I know a lot of people who refused to vote for Trump in 2016 who will crawl over broken glass to support him in 2020 against Sanders.

I also know Democrats who despise Sanders but consider Trump a bigger threat because of judges, deregulation, etc.

The upside is, perhaps, that our politics are getting so broken that people will realize they have to do something different at the local level.

Our politics are only going to get better if people actually turn away from Washington and start focusing on their local communities. People burning out on national politics and convinced the country is held hostage by the fringes of either side is actually good.

It will get them to stop worrying about Washington and start worrying about their local communities instead.

Mike Bloomberg is going to try to present an alternative. He intends to spend millions on advertisements to emphasize the negative outcomes of a Sanders presidency.

It might actually help Trump more than Bloomberg. But Bloomberg is going to do his best to stop Sanders.

Joe Biden won the South Carolina primary, but Sanders picked up delegates because he came in with above 15 percent of the vote.

Today, of course, is Super Tuesday, with races in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Virginia. The next major haul will be Florida with 248 delegates, and Sanders may be shut out there. But he is going up in the polls there, too.

It is presumed his pro-Castro comments will stall him out in Florida.

Biden will keep picking up delegates, too. That keeps Biden in the race fighting Bloomberg. Sen. Elizabeth Warren also has no reason to get out, because she is doing well in several polls and will gain delegates today. She is also a useful instrument to attack the establishment in a way that protects Sanders.

Bloomberg has pushed a media storyline that only he can stop Sanders. The reality is Bloomberg has, as of now, exactly zero delegates. Sanders leads in delegates, with Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar all having delegates, too. Bloomberg would like to throw the race into disarray and force a brokered Democratic convention. But the reality is the communists will either win it or riot — and they might riot even if they win it.

If Sanders wins the most states, the most delegates and the most votes, Democrats will be hard-pressed to deny him the nomination.

This will be fun to watch.


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