Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Her primary win was the radiant good news on an otherwise grim political day. Ben Jealous’s primary win in Maryland, that was good news too. They weren’t and aren’t standard-fare candidates. They were Bernie supporters. Two of many. When Bernie came on Bill Maher’s show a couple weeks ago, the audience got on its feet.
Reading about that movement can be a good companion now. Which is another reason you wish all young people from poor and working-class parts of the city could read well.