Democratic Party

We need a Democrat atop the ticket

I want Hillary Clinton to be the Democratic Party nominee for president, in part, because she is a Democrat. It is jarring to see Bernie Sanders identified as "Sen. Sanders (I-Vermont)". Part of the job of a president is to be leader of his or her political party. It is not the most important part of the job, but it is part of the job.

If Sanders is not willing to make the simple phone call to the Secretary of the Senate to say "change my party affiliation to Democrat," how can the party trust him to play that role if he is its nominee? Why should the Democratic Party super-delegates align with him if he has not chosen to align with them? Will he raise funds or...