Comparison Of Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders

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As the 2016 Presidential election heats up, the media has focused mainly on two democratic candidates: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Both are very hard-working and exuberant political figures and they have presented introspective campaigns thus far. However, of these two, I strongly believe that Bernie Sanders is the right person to lead the United States of America. Not only does he have the experience to guide our country into an era of prosperity, but Sanders is one of few presidential candidates that voters can relate to. Our nation has had very difficult moments of political and social unrest over the past few years, and something needs to be done about it. Sanders is the president that this country needs. While politicians such …show more content…
I agreed with most, if not all, of his plans of attack on issues he thought we should fix in America. But just because we share beliefs does not mean that I completely disregard other candidates. I was aware of Hillary Clinton’s background and values before I knew about Sanders and, even now, enjoy hearing Clinton’s supporters argue why she should win over him. I think that it is important to be knowledgeable about the competition so I do my best to seek out reliable resources who can educate me further on Clinton’s plan. Although they are mainly teachers and friends, I trust that they are being unbiased and delivering only facts. It’s very important to know the differences between two candidates’ positions, especially if they are in the same party. For example, Sanders voted against the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 and kept believing in same-sex marriage even after the act was passed. His views have been steady but the same cannot be said for Hillary Clinton. Clinton has been found to sway with whatever position the voters are taking on same-sex marriage. If I had not known this and other facts like this, I don’t think that I would be properly equipped to choose a side in this political debacle; especially since I cannot vote. But because I know this, I am confidant that Sanders is the right choice for this country. For years, I have desperately wanted a female president to represent women in politics. When I heard that Hillary Clinton was running in 2008 I was ecstatic. I live in America and I care about this country, so I wanted what would be best for it. Clinton wasn’t good for the United States back in 2008 and she won’t be a good fit in 2016. I would like nothing more than to have a female president but I don’t think that just because Hillary is a female that she should win. I can wait a few more years for a better female candidate but if you vote for

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