I’ve been a Bernie Skeptic from the start, largely for strategic reasons: we need to keep a Dem in the White House or face losing the Supreme Court for a generation. I think Hillary has the best chance of doing that. But here are some thoughts from a former Bernie Leaner.
[T]hose themes [magical thinking and ideological purity over practicality] reveal a person who, while he has deep convictions about the ills of income inequality (which I wholeheartedly share), seems to be constitutionally incapable or unwilling to undertake the difficult task of actually coming up with workable, meaningful legislation.
Just remember, in the immortal words of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler:
Tina Fey: I think what bothers me the most is when people say that Hillary is a bitch. And, let me say something about that: Yeah, she is! And so am I! And so is this one!
Amy Poehler: Yeah, deal with it!
Tina Fey: You know what? Bitches get stuff done.
So, my fellow Democrats, if you want intellectual purity, vote Bernie. If you want to get stuff done, vote Hillary!