There is a moment when a successful campaign begins to eclipse the political sphere, bleeding into the broader culture in a way that feels totally organic. The Sanders campaign, fresh off a historic victory in New Hampshire, is having that moment, with the candidate himself appearing on The View this morning to eat some of his eponymous Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Meanwhile, his fans in Kansas have created this, riffing on his Election Night shootaround:
Ungenerous types might gripe that Sanders should work on his jump shot first before getting the Jordan treatment. But when you’re flying high, you’re flying high.