Michael Moore shares his personal history with both Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, who both starred in 2009’s “Capitalism: A Love Story.” In very personal terms, he addresses the possible fracture within the progressive movement and why we must move past this in order to ensure the defeat of both Donald Trump and the rotten system that produced Trump.

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The Credibility Gap

Current Affairs

https://www.currentaffairs.org/2020/01/the-credibility-gap

Bernie in 1987: Lamenting that there aren’t more women in office and encouraging young girls to run:

Bernie in 1988: “In my view a woman could be elected president of the United States”

Bernie Sanders’s Hard Fight for Hillary Clinton

The New Yorker

https://www.newyorker.com/news/amy-davidson/bernie-sanderss-hard-fight-for-hillary-clinton

Compilation of 40 campaign events Bernie Sanders did for Hillary Clinton in 2016:

Compilation of 12 rallies and 3 fundraisers Hillary Clinton did for Barack Obama in 2008:

Exit polling after the 2008 campaign showed that 15 percent of Clinton-supporting Democrats in the primary voted for John McCain in the general election over Barack Obama:

https://web.archive.org/web/20081108082743/http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/11/04/exit.polls/

According to data from the Cooperative Congressional Election Study, only 12 percent of people who voted for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic presidential primaries voted for Trump in the general election:

https://www.npr.org/2017/08/24/545812242/1-in-10-sanders-primary-voters-ended-up-supporting-trump-survey-finds

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