Zachary Wood

Zachary Wood

The author is a sophomore at Williams College majoring in political science and philosophy. His work has been published in The Washington Post, Inside Higher Ed, SLAM Magazine, Times Higher Education, Fjords Review, and many other publications.

I salute Bernie Sanders

At this point, the evidence is overwhelming: poll numbers show that Hillary Clinton is very, very likely to be the Democratic Party’s nominee. Bernie Sanders just doesn’t have enough earned delegates, let alone super-delegates. If we look at it comparatively, Clinton’s lead over Sanders is nearly three times the biggest lead Barack Obama had over Clinton at any point in 2008. For Sanders to win the democratic nomination, he would need a series of miracles unlike any we have witnessed in the history of American politics. The conventional wisdom posits that Clinton is the preferred candidate for most democrats because she is a moderate liberal with more ...

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