Bernie Sanders in Lynchburg, Va.? That’s an odd enough image and thought, but to see him at the national capital of “Christian conservatism,” Liberty University, well, that’s truly mind-blowing.
But there he was, and he handled it brilliantly. Sanders accepted what is said to be a standing invitation at Liberty for presidential candidates of both parties. You couldn’t blame Democrats for saying “Why would we go?,” in light of what we know about politics at LU. But Sanders went.