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Can Bernie Sanders Fix the Broken American Dream?

Can Bernie Sanders Fix the Broken American Dream?

David McWilliams
Watching Sanders this morning, cajoling his troops, emoting his followers and leading them again, it is clear that what underlies his movement and gives him energy is the cause. The objective is to give more and more people access to some of the enormous wealth of this extraordinary country.

“The way he was talking, you’d be mad to rule out another presidential bid in 2020.”

The “American Dream” has always been a myth. What needs a complete overhaul—not another band-aid “fix”— is the present American reality, and Bernie Sanders has devoted most of his life working to create a new, progressive way of being for this country. This 62-year-old will do all in my power to help him do it.

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Representative Ocasio-Cortez will not be at least 35 years old by 2021 so she is forbidden by the Constitution from serving as Vice President at that time. A much better hope is for her to challenge Chuck Schumer for his Senate seat in 2022.

To run for vice president, one must be qualified to run for president.
One requirement is being at least 35 years of age. In November 2020,
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez will be just 31 years old, thus ineligible. Aside
from that, I think it would be wise for her to get more experience in
lower office before aiming for higher office – to become a steady
pillar of justice, as Sanders is now. I believe she can do that, but
it takes time.

I hope I will live long enough to help elect Ocasio-Cortez president
later, perhaps in 2036.