October 18, 2015 at 01:45AM on Facebook

Just because you’re an idealist who sticks to his principles doesn’t mean you can’t be effective — more effective, in many cases, than those who make a fetish of sounding reasonable and bargain away most of their advantage before they’re even out of the gate. In politics, victory tends to belong to those who combine audacity with patience. Like Bernie.
Bernie Gets It Done: Sanders’ Record of Pushing Through Major Reforms Will Surprise You