It's now or never for Bernie's revolution

The six primary contests on Tuesday are the last best chance for Bernie Sanders to prove his theory of the electorate

Bernie Sanders.
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The six primary contests taking place on Tuesday are the last best hope for Bernie Sanders' promised "revolution."

Promising to activate large numbers of young, infrequent, and disaffected voters has not only been at the core of Sanders' campaign to win the Democratic nomination, it has been the central element of his electability argument in the general election, and it is how he plans to pass his agenda once elected. So far, though, it hasn't happened, something even Sanders publicly admitted after Super Tuesday. If he can't make the increased voter turnout that has been the central promise of his campaign happen now, it is very unlikely to ever materialize.

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