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Tue Apr 12, 2016, 12:27 AM

Former REM singer Michael Stipe introduces Bernie

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"At the rally, Stipe praised Sanders as "a man with an unflappable position on issues that are important to me, like LGBTQ rights, environmental justice and equality. Whether we're talking about pay equity, a living wage for all fulltime employees or making sure Main Street doesn't suffer because of Wall Street, Bernie Sanders walks the walk and talks the talk in terms of fairness.

"Over the years of traveling across the United States and outside of America with my former band, I have discovered within myself an underlying but potent appreciation for justice and common decency," Stipe added. "I seek out leaders who represent themselves honestly and fairly, and who share the same appreciation of justice."

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-michael-stipe-stump-for-bernie-sanders-in-brooklyn-20160411#ixzz45aC2kSfd


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