Even with coronavirus spreading, lax labor laws and little sick leave mean that many people can’t afford to skip work.
Elaine Godfrey"Tasking the workers who make up so much of the infrastructure of daily American life, often for low wages and with few resources, with the lion’s share of prevention in an effort to save thousands of lives is bound to fail, maybe spectacularly."
Some of his own organizers are willing to make a deal. Is their position a preview of his general-election message?
Elaine GodfreyI talked to Bernie supporters across the country about whether they think Medicare for All will pass under a President Sanders. Most of them said probably not -- but they're still happy he's pushing for it.
Elaine Godfrey.@ewarren's first line tonight: Bernie and I are both progressive, but he can't get stuff passed.
Today I wrote about how some of Sanders's own supporters don't think Medicare for All will pass under a Sanders presidency.
Staffers and supporters aren’t viewing the recent glut of negative coverage as a threat to their campaign.
Elaine GodfreyUltimately, it's a numbers game. “Sanders’s online audience is much, much larger than Elizabeth Warren’s or Joe Biden’s," @dfreelon told me. “You get a larger group, there’s going to be more douchebags in it than the smaller group."