Posted by | July 22, 2011 18:03 | Filed under: Top Stories

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders told radio host Thom Hartmann that a primary challenge to the president would help the progressive agenda.

Sanders: So my suggestion is, I think one of the reasons the president has made the move so far to the right is that there is no primary opposition to him and I think it would do this country a good deal of service if people started thinking about candidates out there to begin contrasting a progressive agenda as opposed to what Obama believes he’s doing. […] So I would say to Ryan, discouragement is not an option. I think it would be a good idea if President Obama faced some primary opposition.

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