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Make no mistake about this. Bernie Sanders’ socialism isn’t mainstream like he claims. It’s more widely accepted amongst Democrats but it’s hardly mainstream. That’s why it’s difficult to imagine why Keith Ellison invited Bernie Sanders to campaign with him. Does Ellison still think that he’s running for election only in Minnesota’s Fifth District?

According to news reports, “U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is coming to Minnesota this week, bringing his firebrand progressive style, and some level of grassroots star power, to bear on the statewide race for attorney general. In events in Duluth and Minneapolis Friday, Sanders will stump for fellow liberal U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, who’s running in the Democratic primary for attorney general instead of re-election to his Minneapolis-based seat in the U.S. House.”

In ‘honor’ of the event, Doug Wardlow has put together a video that’s sure to get people’s attention. Check it out:

As nutty as that is, that isn’t the nuttiest thing Ellison has said recently. Check this out:

In other words, Democrats will consider impeaching Supreme Court justices if they retake control of the House. It doesn’t get much ‘fringier’ than that.

4 Responses to “Idiots of a feather stick together”

  • eric z says:

    Are you saying by implication that you expect Ellison to win his DFL primary? Or to lose, by dependence on a link to Sanders? If Ellison fails to win, who would outdraw him in the primary?

  • Gary Gross says:

    He’ll win the primary.

  • eric z says:

    You do not see him winning statewide?

    I’ve not seen a strong GOP candidate for AG. Who do you have in mind as able to defeat Ellison statewide?

  • Gary Gross says:

    Doug Wardlow. Frankly, Ellison won’t get hardly any votes beyond Edina.

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