Archive for August, 2015

Bernie Sanders’ Tallahassee grass roots

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

 

20150625_190350Bernie Sanders is doing something that was unimaginable to many  – he’s leading Hillary  Clinton in a poll in a key state. Sanders tops Clinton 44 to 37 percent among New Hampshire voters, according to a Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald poll. The Hill called the result stunning.

Although the New Hampshire primary is six months away, Sanders is looking less like a protest candidate and more like a legitimate challenger to Clinton, who according to a CNN poll, 57 percent of voters find untrustworthy.

I’ve been watching Sanders’ growing campaign because of an interest in grass-roots politics. Two weeks ago I walked into the Leon County Public Library and found myself emceeing a meeting of more than 70 Bernie Sanders’ supporters.

The story continues here.