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Tue May 17, 2016, 05:28 PM

Bernie Sanders under fire after Nevada convention chaos - MsNBC

http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/bernie-sanders-under-fire-after-nevada-convention-chaos


Bernie Sanders is remaining defiant in the face of calls from Democratic leaders to condemn unrest fomented by his supporters following the Nevada Democratic State convention Saturday night.

Sanders supporters threw chairs, started fights, and booed officials — including a top Sanders surrogate — at the convention in Las Vegas, which was the final step in allocating Nevada’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention. The supporters felt the party had conspired against them to tip the scales in favor of Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

After the convention, the party’s headquarters were vandalized with pro-Sanders graffiti and the chairwoman of the party received threatening text messages, phone calls, and social media posts.

“I’ve got, threats to my family, to my grandson, to my husband,” chairwoman Roberta Lang told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Tuesday. “They have attacked my workplace and they have said very awful things.”

But in a statement issues Tuesday afternoon, Sanders was hardly apologetic.

While the senator condemned “any and all forms of violence, including the personal harassment of individuals,” that comment was placed in the third paragraph of his statement, while the rest of it seemed to blame the Nevada Democratic Party for the unrest.
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Bill USA May 2016 OP
dchill May 2016 #1
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Tue May 17, 2016, 05:38 PM

2. Bill USA—Short story: Hillary and her allies are trying to squash Bernie and his voters…

 

The stunt in Nevada, which was not even mathematically of consequence, was foolish by the Hillary Clinton campaign and her co-conspirators.

Now they think they can destroy Bernie Sanders and his voters.

It appears that Hillary Clinton, and her allies, actually believes she is (and we all are) already in the general election.


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Tue May 17, 2016, 05:41 PM

3. MSNBC played three voicemails to Lange

or Lang, I've seen it spelled both ways. Two were basically "You suck at your job and should be fired" (with more colorful wording) and the third was obvious hyperbole. That's apparently what passes for "threats" in Hillaryan-world.

Quel dommage.

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