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Friday, September 23, 2016

Sanders leaders on campus turning their backs on Clinton campaign

Ben Packer notices the difference on his New Hampshire campus. Seven weeks from the election, the Dartmouth senior sees few Hillary Clinton signs hanging from dorm room windows and only the occasional Clinton bumper sticker plastered on a laptop.

A year ago, Packer was helping to lead a Bernie Sanders group at Dartmouth, part of a cadre of campus liberals who dedicated their time and effort to get a socialist senator elected on the Democratic ticket.

Now activists such Packer may well vote for Clinton in November. But they are not doing door-to-door and other campaign work for her as they did for him, taking their organizational strength elsewhere even as Clinton pleads for support on college campuses...

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/election/article103315202.html#storylink=cpy

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