Lesser of Two Evils: Not This Time

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Bernie Sanders: We cannot continue to balance the budget on the backs of the elderly, the children, the sick and the poor.

Jonathan Tasini: Yet people go out every two or four years and vote for those two parties. Incumbents keep doing those things, and they keep getting reelected.

Bernie Sanders: I think a lot of that has to do with people voting for what they perceive to be the lesser of two evils.

From 2013 Interview, “Bernie Sanders: Americans Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils”

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I have voted for the Democratic presidential nominee in every election for the past forty years, often as the lesser of two evils.  I can no longer do so.  A little personal history first before I explain.

Even before I could vote I supported a Democratic nominee for president, Hubert Humphrey, who defended the Vietnam War, which I adamantly opposed. …

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