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Whither Sanders' 'revolution'?

Whither Sanders' 'revolution'?

In his long-awaited endorsement of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders' words were adequate but the music was missing. He used the occasion of a New Hampshire rally for her — in a primary state in which he had routed her — to put his own spin on the Democratic presidential campaign.

Mr. Sanders characterized it as the start of "a political revolution to transform America, and that revolution continues." But there probably is much more hope than prophecy in that declaration.

Mr. Sanders can point to modest platform concessions he won from the Clinton camp, but they were relatively easy ones to make, starting with the call for a $15 per hour federal minimum...