They came up with plans to prevent suicide and tackle climate change. Then on Day 4 of the reality TV challenge came a final twist: the candidates had to live together and negotiate a deal on the state of our planet.
In a final twist in the reality TV challenge, the candidates had to live together and negotiate a deal on the state of our planet.
Candidates for Congress like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Nancy Pelosi and Joe Kennedy III, as well as former vice presidents Joe Biden and Bill Richardson, and former governors John Kasich and Bill Ruckelhaus, had all had their public profiles amplified by the 24/7 news cycle, but they found it hard to get along and forge a working relationship.
“I didn’t know when to call this a real deal,” Kasich said on Tuesday. “I didn’t know when to call it a negotiation.”
It took many hours of dialogue and negotiation to get everything right on the planet, and finally on Day 5, they had come together and presented a plan that would make the world more sustainable.
“I think that this will be a deal,” Biden said on Tuesday.
But many on the left were less satisfied, saying Sanders — who was forced to quit the CNN reality show after one day — was right to be skeptical of the deal.
“I think Senator Sanders is correct in the sense that we are not going to get much out of this,” Biden said. “We are going to get little.”
But Sanders, who ran for president in 2016 as a democratic socialist, said the climate accord had made his life better.
“The deal that there was,” he said, “I believe, was a positive one.”
He added that if it wasn�