Why doesn’t Sanders support BDS?

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Recently Bernie and Feinstein spoke out against the Anti BDS bill they're trying to push through congress right now, in favor of free speech for Americans, which is good, but they included a message stating that they don't support the BDS movement. Why? Sanders is usually on the money, but he (and even AOC to be honest) both seem to be absolutely weak on the issue of the Israeli occupation. Has he ever specified why he's against BDS before?

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Can (should) a Sanders supporter also support Beto?

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Sorry if this has already been covered. I recently completed (again) a political profile by answering a ton of policy questions on www.isidewith.com. I was struck by how close my various similarity scores were for progressives like Sanders and Warren, vs. traditional (some say "corporatist") Democrats like Biden and Hillary Clinton.

I hear a lot in this sub that "corporatist" dems are basically Republicans with different colored name badges, and that Sanders is so far removed from the goals and policies of both major parties. How should I square this with my results? Is it a matter of rhetoric, personality, experience, or actual policy, or what? Is that site biased or rounding off important corners I should be aware of?

For context, I donated to and voted for Bernie in the 2016 primary, and I less-enthusiastically voted for Clinton in the general. I consider myself fairly progressive, and I'm still sporting a Bernie bumper sticker here in semi-rural Texas. I voted Beto here in TX, and I consider him a strong, if less progressive and less policy-specific, candidate. I'm not looking to ruffle any feathers, just a good conversation to help me decide who to back in the primary and general and why.

Some broad questions are:
– How different do you think Sanders (or other "strong progressives") really is from the rest of the pack in terms of policy and style, and how much should this matter?
– And once the primary is over, would you vote for someone like Beto (for example) if Sanders isn't nominated? Thanks for your time.

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