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I get one of these every day. Sometimes twice. They’re the appeals from Bernie Sanders to 14729115_10207311830015939_3061763304928796733_nhelp elect  liberal Democrats and give the Democratic Party a majority in congress. Let’s take a look at some of these candidates:

Morgan Carroll
Morgan Carroll is running for congress from Colorado. She says she “love(s) our public lands, open spaces… Our natural beauty also brings significant dollars into the economy.” How very nice. What’s not so nice is her talk about how “clean technology and energy sector has created good jobs and boosted Colorado’s economy.” Could she be talking about fracking?

Ellen P. Belef
Belef brags that she’s “a champion of victim’s rights.” This is the code word for the campaigns for the “lock them up and throw away the key” crowd.

Nanette Barragan
Barragan says she believes in “fiscal common sense” – code for balancing the budget on the backs of the…

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