‘Oh my God, Sanders can win’: Democrats grapple with Bernie surge in Iowa

‘Oh my God, Sanders can win’: Democrats grapple with Bernie surge in Iowa
Bernie Sanders (Image: CNN screen grab)

[Ed. – Mayhaps they should have thought of that before?]

The greatest trick Bernie Sanders ever played was convincing the world the chance he could win didn’t exist.

The independent senator from Vermont has been running for president for the better part of five years, but some Democrats are only just now, a week out from the first contest in the 2020 presidential primary season, beginning to come to grips with the fact that he could actually win the nomination.

“Suddenly, we have the Democratic establishment very nervous about this campaign. We got Wall Street nervous,” Sanders told a crowd of roughly 1,100 Sunday night in Sioux City. “They’re starting to think, could this really happen?”

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“We are their worst nightmare,” he added.

Next Monday’s caucuses remain a toss-up, according to the polls. But Sanders has taken the lead in several recent surveys of Iowa and New Hampshire. …

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