In politics it is different than just disappearing when there is hardship; the fair weather supporter becomes an enemy; something that is occurring more often than not on the left side of the political spectrum.
Krugman points out that with GOP control the House, it may take many years before Republicans agree to provide more funding for a healthcare system
The real pioneer for marriage equality was not Sanders or Clinton; no matter what the Sanders' campaign or his passionate supporters claim
The reality is that when Democrats did have majorities in both houses of Congress they were barely able to pass health-care insurance reform
Clinton warned us a year before the true nature of Wall Street and the financial sector's malfeasance manifested in a worldwide recession
Impassioned #FeelTheBern supporters proclaimed Sanders the Democratic debate winner but the numbers tell a different story
Obama "failing to directly engage millions of voters" is not a valid complaint against the Obama Administration but revisionist history