The Boston Globe doesn’t want Warren to run and now Vermont Barre Montpelier Times Argus says the same thing….
Stay home and rep your state in the US Senate….
And don’t split the progressive vote ( in a party Sanders actually doesn’t belong to)….
Sen. Bernie Sanders is widely considered a top contender for the Democratic party nomination in 2020, but he doesn’t have the backing of what some politicians rely on as a close ally: his hometown paper.
“Bernie Sanders should not run for president. In fact, we beg him not to,” the editorial board of the Barre Montpelier Times Argus writes in a piece published Monday.
The paper dings Sanders for missing “dozens of votes that likely would have helped Vermonters” during his 2016 primary run against eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.
It hammers the Green Mountain State Independent for favoring the national media circuit — Stephen Colbert’s late-night show, CNN hits and spots on MSNBC — over talking to local reporters.
“Evidently, microphones here don’t extend far enough,” the board writes.
But most important, the editorial argues, another Sanders campaign in 2020 risks “dividing the well-fractured Democratic Party.” It could split the vote along progressive and moderate lines in 2020 just like his 2016 campaign did…..