The 2016 Election: What It's Really All About

The Takeaway

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Over the weekend, former Secretary of State Hillary performed well in South Carolina—she claimed more than 73 percent of the vote in the Palmetto State, something that is proving difficult for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders ahead of Super Tuesday. 

What does the 2016 election say about the state of American democracy, and the nation itself? 

Timothy Phelps, former reporter for the LA Times, weighs in here.