Fran Alexander: Try, try again

A thriving third party isn’t an impossibility

Posted: July 11, 2017 at 1 a.m.

The main thing that can go terribly wrong with realism is that it can quash idealism. Yet, all real change, hope and getting off one's hindquarters requires some idealism, the kind that doesn't go off the rails into fantasy. So when you hear "Draft Bernie," don't just dismiss the words out of hand before finding out what "draft" means in this context.

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