Bernie Sanders: “It is not good enough for someone to say, 'I'm a woman! Vote for me!’”

What Sanders’s remarks about "identity politics" say about the Democratic Party’s future. Having the party embrace both gender and racial diversity is a necessary first step, Sanders said. But if “identity politics” means promoting black and female candidates who don’t have “the guts to take on the oligarchy,” Sanders argued, it’s largely beside the point.

Publisher: Vox | Author: Jeff Stein

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99 percent, bernie sanders, democrats, and one percent
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2016-11-22 (Modified: 2016-11-22)

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