When the 2016 political season began, Democratic Former Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, was looking like the shoe-in candidate; yet that steely facade is beginning to crumble in a manner very reminiscent of her 2008 run against President Barack Obama. After all, Bernie Sanders was 42 points behind Clinton in national polls last spring, as reported by Jon Urbana via Bloomberg and The Guardian. The amazing thing is the very same group of Democrats, that is the young and first time voters, still don’t view Mrs. Clinton as a viable candidate that will represent the issues that are important to their generation. This past Monday, at the Iowa Caucus, Clinton and Sanders ended the night in a virtual tie…causing pundits who felt Sanders was un-electable, to eat their words.
Sanders’ supporters are looking to his revolutionary ideas against Wall Street and his pro-free college stance as an attack on the political routines that hash out the same litany of promises with constitute no real change for Millennials or GenZ. For a 72 year old Socialist to garner 84 percent of the vote for those between the ages of 17 and 29, speaks volumes to this radical movement that Sanders has started. Some say he’s a dreamer, with his Medicare for all plan and going after the rich to pay their fair share of taxes, but when it comes to the younger generation, he saying all the right things and making all the right mo