If every cloud has a silver lining, no one told the United Nations.
There is a specter haunting the Democratic Party — the specter of socialism. The party looks poised to embrace the mantle going into elections season. Just weeks out from the crucial Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary, Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders looks within striking distance of the nomination. He may even qualify as the frontrunner. Former Vice President Joe Biden, for months considered the favorite, looks wobbly.