Campaign season in now underway and here's a fun fact that offers us a sense of "place" on this soggy morning . . .
KANSAS CITY, MO GRASSROOTS SUPPORT FOR SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS TRANSCENDS ANY OTHER PRESIDENTIAL CONTENDER INCLUDING PREZ TRUMP!!!
Don't believe it? Check local Bernie Bros hitting the streets this week as their campaign reaches across demographic lines in order to galvanize the entire progressive community in support of the Democratic Socialist.
Even more interestingly and apropos for this morning serving of news . . . The KCMO epicenter of the Bernie Bro movement is a small coffee shop tucked away in the last urban middle-class enclave. And so the Roasterie earns a shot of local relevance in the midst of 2020 campaign season despite increasingly broke-ass Americans buying slightly cheaper fancy java at Starbucks or a gas station.
Accordingly, here's a bevy of news on Bernie's rise that has captivated Kansas City denizens of the discourse ready to volunteer this week . . .
SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS & SOCIALISM LEAD 2020!!!
With 60 percent of precincts reporting in Nevada, it's time for us to turn our 2020 primary forecast back on, as we think the results we have are pretty representative and the topline picture appears set. Sen. Bernie Sanders won, and he won big.
Bernie Bros Flex On Pundit
MSNBC's Chris Matthews faces calls to resign after comparing Sanders' Nevada victory to Nazi Germany's defeat of France
MSNBC's Chris Matthews is facing calls to resign after he compared Bernie Sanders' victory in the Nevada caucus to the Nazi invasion of France. Sanders won the Nevada Democratic caucuses with 47 percent of the vote, the Associated Press reported.
Senator Bernie Destiny
Virtually all of the political oxygen in the room over the past two weeks has been consumed by former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg's recent rise in the polls. After skipping almost an entire year of campaigning, more than half a dozen debates, and the first four caucuses and primaries, suddenly Bloomberg is finding himself taken seriously.
Veep Talks Putin
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that Russians have worked to block him from winning the Democratic nomination while favoring Sen. Bernie Sanders, though he admitted his claims were not based on anything he had been told by intelligence officials.
Socialism Moment Of Doubt
This is the moment for the ultimate question of the Bernie Sanders movement: is the United States ready for a socialist President?
Bernie Con Castro???
Sen. Bernie Sanders, the frontrunner for the Democrats' presidential nomination, doubled down on his support for some of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's policies, saying in an interview that aired Sunday, "it's unfair to simply say everything is bad."
Voters Prep For 2020 Punchline
Readers delighted in it. Mainstream hard-news media outlets gave adoring coverage to the Onion's "Biden." The site's writers penned a satirical 2013 "Biden" autobiography, " The President of Vice." The caricature of the vice president was so ubiquitous that " Joe Biden (The Onion) " has its own Wikipedia entry.
Developing . . .