Sanders: Democratic socialist ready for revolution

US Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally in Concord, New Hampshire, on February 9, 2016Written off by his opponents as a wacky socialist, Bernie Sanders was long seen as the foil who would drag Hillary Clinton farther to the left, rather than a real White House contender. An outsider like Donald Trump, albeit at the opposite end of the ideological spectrum, the self-styled democratic socialist may be the eldest contender in the White House race but he has done the most to inspire passionate support among young liberals.

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