As Bernie Prepares to Endorse Hillary, We Should Remember How Far He Pushed the Democrats

Former Clinton labor secretary Robert Reich. (photo: Steve Russell/Toronto Star)

was among those who argued Bernie should hold off endorsing Hillary until the convention nominates her (assuming it would nominate her) — because the moment he endorses he loses whatever leverage he might have to push her campaign and the Democratic Party in a progressive (that is, not the Democratic corporate and Wall Street) direction.

Well, it looks as though he’ll be endorsing her tomorrow, and thereby officially pulling the plug on his campaign. Which means the Democratic primary will finally, officially end — as will his leverage.

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