Video – The Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders from Vermont tells Thom Hartmann he would consider running for President of the United States in 2016.
Sanders wants progressive presence in 2016
It’s not every day a U.S. senator drops by the high school in Philadelphia, Miss., (population 7,477) to speak to students.
But that’s what Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., did on Oct. 17, kicking off a three-day speaking tour of four Southern states, a trip that has since stirred talk he might run for president in 2016.
“They enjoyed the fact he didn’t just stand and lecture them,” Kellie Penson, a school official, said of the students who heard Sanders speak. “He actually interacted with them and let them ask questions. He didn’t just talk down to them.”
Sanders had a reason for making Philadephia, Miss., the first stop on his visit to the South, he said in an interview this week.
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