Writing for The New York Times, Bernie Sanders continued to nudge Hillary Clinton while warning Democrats that a Brexit-like situation would not be impossible in the United States. The Vermont senator weaved in his usual lines about the global 1 percent while leveling colloquially with his readers: "Could this rejection of the current form of the global economy happen in the United States? You bet it could."
Just as opponents claimed that the Brexit was fueled by racist xenophobia, Sanders urged, "We do not need change based on the demagogy, bigotry, and anti-immigrant sentiment that punctuated so much of the Leave campaign's rhetoric — and is central to Donald J. Trump's message."
Without naming names, Sanders laid out his vision for the future president of the United States: "We need a president who will vigorously support international cooperation that brings the people of the world closer together, reduces hypernationalism, and decreases the possibility of war," he wrote. Read the entire op-ed here.
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