Darrell Delamaide’s Political Capital: Sanders would be a shoo-in for 2020 if not for his age

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Bernie Sanders will be 79 on Election Day in 2020. But for that, the most popular politician in the country would be a shoo-in for the Democratic nomination for president and a heavy favorite to win the election.

The Vermont independent has not stopped rallying the masses just because he lost the Democratic nomination in 2016 to Hillary Clinton.

“The waves of howling applause and standing ovations rolled in at the appointed times,” is the way CNN’s Gregory Krieg described Sanders’s appearance at the June People’s Summit in Chicago. “The lines that stirred the faithful in 2016 as potent at the outset of the Trump era as during a grueling Democratic primary contest that saw Sen.

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