This is one of the endorsement we’ve been waiting for!
The economist and author has written in support of Sanders and his economic plans, calling Hillary Clinton‘s proposals too modest, but previously stopped short of officially endorsing Sanders.
In a statement posted to Facebook, Reich wrote: “I have the deepest respect and admiration for Hillary Clinton, and if she wins the Democratic primary I’ll work my heart out to help her become president. But I believe Bernie Sanders is the agent of change this nation so desperately needs.”
I endorse Bernie Sanders for president of the United States. He’s leading a movement to reclaim America for the many, not the few.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) February 27, 2016
A few hours later, Robert elaborated on Facebook: