Bernie Sanders is running for president because why not

Berndog sent out the longest announcement email ever.

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click to enlarge Bernie Sanders, who announced his second attempt to be president on February 19, 2019. - Gage Skidmore via Flickr / Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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Bernie Sanders, who announced his second attempt to be president on February 19, 2019.


The already loaded race for the Democratic nomination for president got heated and heavier this morning. Blame it on Bernie Sanders.

The 77-year-old outsider who all my Trump-voting friends would've voted for announced this forgone conclusion in a lengthy, 1500-plus-word email to supporters on Tuesday morning.

“Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump, the most dangerous president in modern American history. It is not only about winning the Democratic nomination and the general election,” Sanders wrote.

“Our campaign is about transforming our country and creating a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice,” he added, presumably waving his hands in a manic manner.

“Our campaign is about taking on the powerful special interests that dominate our economic and poli…”

Oh shit, we fell asleep. Uh, yeah, Bernie, we’ll join you, man. Here, bleed my checking account dry $2 at a time.

All jokes aside, we’re happy for Sanders, but did you know that Tampa is about to vote for its next mayor and City Council on March 5?

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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