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Why Bernie Sanders is truly a long-shot candidate
Why Bernie Sanders is truly a long-shot candidate

Just because Bernie Sanders probably won't win the Democratic nomination for president doesn't mean his candidacy isn't important, wrote Doyle McManus wrote in his column Wednesday. A few readers who expressed support for Sanders weren't pleased by McManus' assessment of the Vermont senator's chances. In a letter published Friday, John Schaefer of Arcata, Calif., wrote: "I beg to differ with Doyle McManus' assessment of Sen. Bernie Sanders' chances of winning. True, Sanders matters just as a candidate for president, but history shows that long-shot challengers can win. Barack Obama did." A handful of other readers took issue with what...

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