Sanders’ coronavirus pitch flopped. Was it the message or the messenger?
By Jonathan Allen
WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders says the coronavirus pandemic highlights the need for the populist progressive political revolution he’s been promoting for five years. Democrats aren’t buying it.
The vast majority of them trust front-runner Joe Biden to handle a crisis more than they trust Sanders, according to NBC News polls in a series of states that held presidential primaries Tuesday. In Florida, 71 percent of voters picked Biden on that question, while 64 percent did in Illinois and 63 percent did in Arizona…