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Ep. 2 - Renegades: Burned by the Bern

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Liberally Correct

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Now that Liberally Correct has been greenlit and given a 13-episode first season order, Eric Mack and Brett Madsen dive into the positives and negatives of Bernie Sanders' campaign and the ultimately devastating effect it had on Hillary Clinton's chances to win the general. They discuss the weakness of democracy -- the demagogue -- and how Trump and Bernie are each examples of demagogues. They also talk about the effect Bernie's rhetoric has had on the Democratic Party's ability to legislate and govern pragmatically now that he has helped shape its new platform. They then discuss how the rich make their money, Reaganomics, and Bernie's tax rhetoric. 

Topics covered: Bernie Sanders' Presidential Campaign, Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign, Social Media Flame Wars, The Billionaire Class, Capital Gains, Taxes, Wages, The Democratic Party, Primaries, Demagogues