Sanders and Trump may be playing with fire. In every contested election there are winners and losers. While lots of attention, money, and power flows to the winners, it is really the losers who are key to keeping democracy healthy.
More specifically, it is important that the people who lose elections recognize that they lost fair and square — assuming that that is indeed the case — and that they convey that truth to their supporters.
It turns out that learning to be a good loser is not just a life lesson for children playing board games; it is also an important …read more