This has to be the bottom story of the day:

Progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders is readying a potential 2016 presidential primary challenge to Hillary Clinton, claiming that the “same old same old … Clinton type of politics” won’t solve the problems of the nation.

“I am prepared to run for president of the United States. I don’t believe that I am the only person out there who can fight this fight, but I am certainly prepared to look seriously at that race,” he told The Nation’s John Nichols.

What the heck — Obama paved the way for other socialists to aspire to the White House.

If Bernie does run, and as an independent, that could actually help split the Democratic vote and help the Republican’s chances. Then again, Republicans are quite adept at losing elections on their own….