I respect and pretty much agree with the point that Dave Marsh made in his recent column, but also think he misunderstands a Green Party tactic for a Green Party policy. Let me explain briefly.
First, no one has any delusion in their mind that Bernie Sanders is actually going to become a Green (or at least I hope not). As Ralph Nader, who knows a few things about the Greens, told Abby Martin on an episode of Empire Files a few months ago, Sanders is fully cognizant of the fact he is coming up on seniority in his Senate seat and simply cannot afford to alienate the Democrats. But I do not know if all the Sanders crowd understands this also. In fact, some are still so high they think Bernie still has a shot at the convention. Besides wanting to meet their drug dealer as soon as possible, I’m simply amazed by this cult of personality and how far it is taking people.