Could Bernie Sanders Break The Vicious Circle of American Exceptionalism?

Democratic candidate for president Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally
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I’m not American, and I realize that by gently commenting on the ongoing electoral process in the U.S., I expose myself to quite a bit of vitriol. Nevertheless, I hope some Americans will hear me out.

I’m from Switzerland, living in Japan, and every few months, my work sends me to the United States. Each time, there are two guilty…