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  •  As relatively good as he is compared (5+ / 0-)

    to the fetid cesspool of corruption and feckless greed that his peers create, Senator Sanders is still a politician. He'll likely continue to caucus with the Democrats to insure he retains what little power his seniority gives him.

    •  And wisely so too! (3+ / 0-)
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      Senator Sanders always plays it as hard as he can, and then when it's time to cut a deal he'll take the compromise, but make sure that he gets whatever he can for the People of this Nation.

      "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

      by elwior on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 11:30:12 AM PST

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      •  The wisdom that inheres in such a calculus is (0+ / 0-)

        dubious, at best, to my mind. I understand it, and I believe it is the correct tactic in order to keep his voice heard (even as infrequently as it is) in Washington, but I consider it at best to be a measure of desperation rather than wisdom.

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