Ash heap of history: The withering away of Bernie Sanders is on

It's not been well remarked by the press, but Bernie Sanders is falling apart in the 2020 campaign.  According to Legal Insurrection, his post-debate slide in the polls was sharper and steeper than even Joe Biden's.  The fresh-faced young people who made up his 2016 core support are fleeing. As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I-VT) polling numbers have declined for months. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has been the primary beneficiary of his falling numbers, in part, by aggressively appealing to the same radical base that Sanders has been trying to win over. But the results from a fresh round of polls that came out after last week's debate indicate Sanders's issues go way beyond Warren. 538.com alum and CNN polling analyst Harry Enten explains: While much of the attention in post-debate polling has focused on the drop of former Vice President Joe Biden,...(Read Full Post)
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