Sanders Calling Out Republicans For Mano-A-Mano Debate To Expose GOP Agenda Definition

GOP Agenda Definition Unclear

would marry Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a hot minute if he was not already married – at least in my dreams. My man Sanders is running his nontraditional presidential campaign much like he runs his life: true to the people, fearless, and a link to a better future.

Mano a Mano Debate

Now Sanders is calling out the Republican presidential candidates, because he thinks the time to expose their “reactionary agenda” is now. He wants a Mano a Mano or Mano a Senora debate, so that he can pull the truth from his competitors.

I could see it. Sanders visited The Rachel Maddow Show Tuesday, as he often does. He said that the Republican candidates are off base, focusing on triviality, and able to “get away with murder,” according to Mediaite.

Exposing Agenda Definition

Never one to hold his tongue, Sanders says that he wants to “confront them honestly and say to their face” what they are planning for us – should the GOP win. Horrors!

Sanders eagerly anticipates an early debate between Democrats and Republicans, so that he can explain to us what the GOP has in store for the people. He believes that we should clearly understand that the R’s want “huge tax breaks for billionaires” with “massive cuts” to programs we need: Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security:

“When so many seniors are struggling right now, how in God’s name are you talking about cutting Social Security when we should expand it?”

How refreshing to know that Sanders won’t back down from the truth. People across the country are sick and tired of spineless, ineffectual political puppets:

“When kids can’t afford to go to college now, why are you talking about cutting Pell Grants by $90 billion? Why are you on the payroll of the Koch brothers and other billionaires rather than addressing the needs of working families?”

Getting To The Truth

Sanders is the one to translate political double-speak into actual English. Why should the media force candidates into the usual format of campaigns? A debate now would shake things up in a positive way:

“If we can confront them and debate issues rather than allow the media to get into political gossip and polling and fundraising, but talk about the issues, I think their agenda does not reflect more than 15 or 20 percent of the American people.”

Sanders is an independent, spirited straight talker. He says what many of us are thinking. Now it is time to break the bonds of tradition and get serious about our issues. Go Bernie!

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About Gloria Christie

Gloria Christie founded Gloria Christie Reports, a common sense column about liberal politics. She wrote for Addictinginfo.org, the Kansas City Star, Where High Technology Meets Politics for London’s IDG-Connect Blog and The Best Times. Her total readership is over 5 million. Christie has an MS in radio-TV-film and an MPA in business/government relations. She was a systemic problems consulting expert for Fortune 100/500 businesses here and off-shore. Christie invented and implemented the first computerized patient chart. She also worked on Howard Dean’s, John Kerry’s, and Barak Obama’s presidential campaigns. She is particularly interested in liberal politics, high-tech, complex systems, and change. Like her Facebook page, visit her website, and follow her on Twitter.Click here to buy Gloria Christie a vodka martini.

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