Do you think Bernie Sanders can defeat Trump? | The Tylt

Do you think Bernie Sanders can defeat Trump?

Depending how you look at it, Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders is either the best candidate to defeat Trump, or he will doom America to another four years of Trumpism. Sanders' supporters argue he is building a new political coalition that will change the electoral landscape entirely. He's throwing out the standard political playbook. While it's still early in the Primaries, the fact that he's in the lead while other Democratic favorites are floundering, suggests his strategy is working.

Sanders' critics on both the left and right argue Trump would love to run against a self-described socialist. According to these pundits, Sanders' policies like Medicare for All, a wealth tax, and other progressive policies will drive voters, especially middle-class voters to Trump. In the latest UK election, voters faced a similar choice between Conservative Boris Johnson and Labour party Jeremy Corbyn, who championed the people's vote similar to Bernie. The Tories and Johnson won handily in that election. 

What do you think?

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Republican communications strategist Liz Mair argues Sanders will lose against Trump because Americans will not ultimately support his policies. 

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Republicans are betting Sanders' robust online support will not translate to real-world wins in the election. 

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Anti-Trump Republicans worry Sanders will be a losing candidate. 

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Establishment Democrats are worried about Sanders' ability to defeat Trump as well. 

CEO and co-founder of Axios Jim VandeHei, who was also the CEO and co-founder of Politico, points out there is no evidence to support the Democrats' pearl-clutching panic. Sanders is actually doing well in polls against Trump in swing states. 

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Sanders' supporters are not worried. His strategy is working—Sanders has a broad coalition that has propelled him to the front of the race.  

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Independent journalist Judd Legum points out the people who are predicting Sanders will lose against Trump are also the same people who were completely wrong about the 2016 election. 

The Tylt team hit the road to see what community members across the United States were thinking about for the 2020 election, including a stop at a Bernie Sanders' rally in Massachusetts. 

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