IS BERNIE SANDERS REALLY A “DEMOCRATIC” SOCIALIST?: In 1980, Sanders could have endorsed one of 2 far-left democratic socialists running, Barry Commoner or David McReynolds. Instead he endorsed the Communist/Trotskyite Socialist Workers’ Party ticket, Pulley-Zimmerman. Here is an excerpt of an article from the SWP’s newspaper, The Militant, October 24, 1980, courtesy of historian David Beito.