A lot of people bring up the following when I discuss Bernie Sanders with them, so I feel it's important to address directly.
"I don't feel like he's going to win."
The point that Bernie has always run behind is that it doesn't matter if he wins this race or not, because in the end it's what he's running for that matters. His ideals have been accepted and praised by the younger generations, because they mirror how the younger generations see the world. He's brought out record numbers of younger folks, helping make the point that the younger generations are not apathetic about politics, but actually quite actively engaged in the internal processes of our government. The younger generations in our country are tired of the policymakers who have been running the country into the ground, and Bernie has shown us that there is an alternative. Bernie has managed to spread his points to the minds of millions of young people who want to make this country, and the world, a better place to live - and who are recognizing that the previous couple of generations did a really poor job of handling things. This is what matters.
Bernie may not win the Democratic nomination. But that doesn't subtract in the least from the validity and poignancy of his messages. One way or another there will be a political revolution in this country, and Bernie Sanders has already played a dramatic and incredible role in bringing that about.
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