08 November 2015
By John Whitesides
"Sanders says Americans misunderstand the
socialist label and do not recognize its principles in popular federal
programs such as Social Security or even local institutions such as
public libraries and fire departments.
But to old-school socialist activists like Greg
Pason, national secretary of the Socialist Party USA, Sanders is no
crusader for the cause. Pason said Sanders sounds more like a liberal
Democrat and he suspects most of his supporters in the Democratic race
will eventually back Clinton...."