What Bernie needs to win the presidency

This is progressives' moment. But they will have to seize it.

Bernie Sanders.
(Image credit: REUTERS/Eric Thayer)

It's time to talk about the very real possibility of President Bernie Sanders.

I know, I know: The midterm elections are just barely over. And the 2020 presidential election is more than 700 days away. But the sad reality of the U.S. electoral system is that positioning over the 2020 election has already begun. And it seems likely that Sanders will run again, despite his advanced age, and that he will be by far the favored candidate for the American left — by simple process of elimination if nothing else.

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