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Interview: Jeff Waldorf Host of “Around The Nation” Talks Sanders, Warren and the Democratic Party

Jeff Waldorf, host of the progressive show Around the Nation. (YouTube screenshot)
Jeff Waldorf, host of the progressive show Around the Nation. (YouTube screenshot)
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The main part of our conversation with the Around The Nation host focused on Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), his top two choices for the Democratic nomination.

The Democratic party has just begun the debate cycle, officially launching the next election cycle to determine who will challenge President Donald Trump as the Democratic nominee for President of the United States. Prior to the debates Citizen Truth spoke to Jeff Waldorf, host of the political news show Around The Nation w/Jeff Waldorf.
Jeff Waldorf is one of the leading online political commentators on the left side of the political spectrum within the United States. After hosting Around the Nation for several years, his channel currently has earned more than 121,000 subscribers, while focusing on political issues and current events of importance to members of the middle and working class.

What And Who Is a Progressive? We Mean Social Democrat Right?

During the conversation Waldorf discussed his views on the term “progressive” used throughout the Democratic party, and what the word means to him. The conversation also detailed the Social Democratic political ideology and how that differs from what is incorrectly labeled as Democratic Socialism in the United States.
The main part of our conversation with the Around The Nation host focused on Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), his top two choices for the Democratic nomination. Jeff also detailed why he feels it is important for those two individuals to not engage in a bitter fight during the primary season.
Waldorf also answered questions concerning former Vice President Joe Biden (D-Del.), potential primary candidates who could rise during the process, why Sanders is his number one choice, Medicare for All and what he believes are deceptive tactics by the mainstream media to favor candidates to their liking.

The Conversation

The long form conversation is available below, which includes a close examination of the topics mentioned above, the current political landscape and some early predictions of what may occur during the next few months.

 

 

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Walter Yeates is a journalist, novelist, and screenwriter who embedded at Standing Rock with military Veterans and First People in December 2016. He covers a range of topics at Citizen Truth and is open for tips and suggestions. Twitter: www.twitter.com/GentlemansHall or www.twitter.com/SmoothJourno Muckrack: https://muckrack.com/walteryeates

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