There was no question that Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren won the Democratic debates in Detroit, dominating the discourse so effectively on the first night that none of the second-night contenders left an impression to rival them.
So is it possible to cheer for two candidates at once? Madison environmentalist Raj Shukla, who got a lot of traction earlier this year with an energetic, ideas-focused campaign for mayor, thinks so. After the debates, he tweeted, “We contribute to @ewarren and @BernieSanders. I will be thrilled with either as the nominee. And I hope the other is the running mate. Status-quo Dems don’t match up. These debates make it clear.”
John Nichols is associate editor of The Capital Times. email@example.com and @NicholsUprising.
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