With her tongue ring flashing in between vowels, Jocelyn McGerty, a nurse from New York, talks about her future plans to run for Congress.
“I might. I don’t know yet. I mean, at least it’s a shot in the right direction. I might, I don’t know. It’s an idea,” Ms. McGerty trails off.
“But it’s something to do, to get involved,” she says while sitting alone in the back of a Bernie or Bust rally in Philadelphia’s Thomas Paine Plaza Wednesday. “And that’s what we need, we need to overturn the system.”
The end of the Democratic National Convention should bring handshakes, camaraderie, and focus. Hillary Clinton has gone some ways toward unifying the Democratic Party.
But not all the way.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) himself has tried. He offered unabashed support Monday, saying the former secretary of State “must become the next president of the United States.” But amid the protesters on the plazas of Philadelphia, a different spirit held sway, even to the end… Read more at The CS Monitor.