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Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:30 PM

Nina Turner's credentials revoked?

Last edited Wed Jul 27, 2016, 01:14 AM - Edit history (3)

http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/26/nina-turner-prominent-sanders-delegate-ejected-dnc

Interesting, wonder what happened.

Edit: Looking around, seems like 800 Bernie people were denied entry today, after the walk out and such.

Edit 2: Hard to tell what exactly happened in numbers because I can't find a definitive source, some people lost credentials, Nina Turner for sure.

Edit 3: https://twitter.com/BenJealous - says this is false!

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Reply Nina Turner's credentials revoked? (Original post)
SpareribSP Jul 2016 OP
helpisontheway Jul 2016 #1
metroins Jul 2016 #23
onecaliberal Jul 2016 #2
SpareribSP Jul 2016 #20
one_voice Jul 2016 #28
TDale313 Jul 2016 #3
gaspee Jul 2016 #4
baldguy Jul 2016 #5
LiberalFighter Jul 2016 #6
bravenak Jul 2016 #7
fun n serious Jul 2016 #8
bravenak Jul 2016 #9
appal_jack Jul 2016 #38
bravenak Jul 2016 #40
fun n serious Jul 2016 #48
bravenak Jul 2016 #49
fun n serious Jul 2016 #45
LexVegas Jul 2016 #47
Greywing Jul 2016 #11
democrattotheend Jul 2016 #32
genna Jul 2016 #71
3hummingbirds Jul 2016 #10
geek tragedy Jul 2016 #14
StraightRazor Jul 2016 #58
geek tragedy Jul 2016 #59
Dem2 Jul 2016 #17
notadmblnd Jul 2016 #27
Greywing Jul 2016 #18
lapucelle Jul 2016 #19
Cali_Democrat Jul 2016 #30
Demsrule86 Jul 2016 #68
DURHAM D Jul 2016 #41
fun n serious Jul 2016 #50
calimary Jul 2016 #60
DURHAM D Jul 2016 #63
genna Jul 2016 #73
ymetca Jul 2016 #78
NYC Liberal Jul 2016 #62
ymetca Jul 2016 #79
politicaljunkie41910 Jul 2016 #82
geek tragedy Jul 2016 #12
lapucelle Jul 2016 #13
Metric System Jul 2016 #31
Thrill Jul 2016 #15
woolldog Jul 2016 #16
timlot Jul 2016 #21
LexVegas Jul 2016 #22
onehandle Jul 2016 #24
FarPoint Jul 2016 #25
R B Garr Jul 2016 #26
comradebillyboy Jul 2016 #61
AgadorSparticus Jul 2016 #29
geek tragedy Jul 2016 #33
genna Jul 2016 #74
geek tragedy Jul 2016 #75
appal_jack Jul 2016 #34
SpareribSP Jul 2016 #36
leftofcool Jul 2016 #37
appal_jack Jul 2016 #42
leftofcool Jul 2016 #46
MoonRiver Jul 2016 #70
bravenak Jul 2016 #44
fun n serious Jul 2016 #51
bravenak Jul 2016 #52
fun n serious Jul 2016 #55
SidDithers Jul 2016 #35
one_voice Jul 2016 #39
workinclasszero Jul 2016 #43
chillfactor Jul 2016 #53
still_one Jul 2016 #54
Gothmog Jul 2016 #56
nolabear Jul 2016 #57
calimary Jul 2016 #65
riderinthestorm Jul 2016 #64
Kahuna Jul 2016 #66
SaschaHM Jul 2016 #67
OnDoutside Jul 2016 #69
Paladin Jul 2016 #72
emulatorloo Jul 2016 #76
LisaM Jul 2016 #77
emulatorloo Jul 2016 #80
Stellar Jul 2016 #81
lapucelle Jul 2016 #83

Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:32 PM

1. Good! She is awful! Nt

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Response to helpisontheway (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:48 PM

23. This.

Her actions help Trump.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:32 PM

2. She's tweeting that she still has her credentials.

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Response to onecaliberal (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:45 PM

20. I don't see that?

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Response to onecaliberal (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:55 PM

28. I don't see that.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:33 PM

3. Link implies she wouldn't endorse. n/t

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:33 PM

4. Good

It is Hilary's convention and if she can't get onboard, then she has no business being given a forum

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:33 PM

5. Good.

 

If she wasn't going to support the Democratic nominee at the Democratic National Convention, she is not a Democrat and had no business being there.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:34 PM

6. Not sure if I got full details

But apparently she was going to be part of endorsement or something but refused to support Hillary.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:36 PM

7. GOOD for the DNC

 

Nina did this to her own self

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:36 PM

8. She has been saying she is not a democrat anymore...

 

This is a party for democrats. I hope they do revooke her. She has been romancing the green...

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Response to fun n serious (Reply #8)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:37 PM

9. Yep. I say 'bye!'

 

She can go to the greens if she hates us so much. Lets see them help her political career

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Response to bravenak (Reply #9)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:06 AM

38. I'll be sure to book mark this post.

 

Will your tune change come November when Hillary needs every vote possible and the margins are razor-thin? Because this bullshit will insure that the margins won't be wide...

-app

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Response to appal_jack (Reply #38)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:08 AM

40. Oh no not an empty threat!!!!

 


Bookmark whatever you want. I dont gaf

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Response to bravenak (Reply #40)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:12 AM

48. I love you Bravenak

 

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Response to fun n serious (Reply #48)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:14 AM

49. Love you too, fun

 

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Response to appal_jack (Reply #38)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:10 AM

45. I've been hearing that all year...

 

Yes, Hillary needs every vote but those votes are LONG gone. All the cradling in the world won't help. We've tried. Hillary has tried. It's become exhausting.

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Response to appal_jack (Reply #38)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:11 AM

47. ...

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Response to fun n serious (Reply #8)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:41 PM

11. I'll go a step further and say if those delegates who keep walking out with tape on their mouth

and re-entering to boo and cause disruption should leave. They did their job in casting their vote and if they are too upset to join in a common goal then they should make their big statement by going home.

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Response to fun n serious (Reply #8)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:01 AM

32. Is she a delegate?

If so, her credentials should not be revoked unless she is booing or otherwise being disruptive on the floor.

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Response to fun n serious (Reply #8)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:12 PM

71. I specifically heard her say on MSNBC that she is a LIFE LONG DEMOCRAT

Where did you get your information?

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:40 PM

10. Nina Turner

Nina Turner is a well respected legislator. Just because she is not a Hillary supporter, she should not have been ejected. Kind of shows the hypocrisy in politics.

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Response to 3hummingbirds (Reply #10)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:43 PM

14. Perhaps you're confused with the purpose of a PARTY convention.

 

Trying to defeat the party's nominee makes you instantly persona non grata.

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #14)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:51 AM

58. Uh, she's a Democrat...

 

and served as a Democratic Senator, so...yeah.

Talk about a circular firing squad.

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Response to StraightRazor (Reply #58)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:54 AM

59. So was Zell Miller nt

 

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Response to 3hummingbirds (Reply #10)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:44 PM

17. She's been harsh and bitter

I found it excessive and unhelpful to Democrats attempting to form a unified ticket.

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Response to Dem2 (Reply #17)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:55 PM

27. Hows about an example of her harsh bitterness?

If her bitterness is indeed excessive, there should be more than enough cites you can point me to?

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Response to 3hummingbirds (Reply #10)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:45 PM

18. I'll wait for the facts rather than believing a bunch of people speculating

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Response to 3hummingbirds (Reply #10)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:45 PM

19. Turner was on MSNBC all day

sowing discord. You can only push it so far before you break convention rules.

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Response to 3hummingbirds (Reply #10)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:59 PM

30. Unfortunately she has killed her career

 

It's a shame.

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #30)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 07:54 AM

68. She has...She will never be elected in Ohio I like Nina ...so very sad

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Democrats won't vote for her here and Republicans have always disliked her.

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Response to 3hummingbirds (Reply #10)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:08 AM

41. No she is not a legislator or respected. nt

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #41)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:16 AM

50. Most of Bernie surrogates are great..

 

Symone Sanders. She is one respected classy lady. I like her

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #41)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 01:12 AM

60. I believe she's a former legislator.

Former state senator from Missouri, I think. First distinguished herself during the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson MO, but since then she's grown more and more overbearing and in-yer-face. And while the general vibe has been to try to tone down all the vapors and the heat, she seemed grimly determined to amp it up the other way, just piling on the negativity and the irritation, just hellbent on trying to stir shit up.

It's a shame, because the Democratic Convention reached a really nice turning point today - what with Bernie's gesture in the Vermont delegation, and the effusive acknowledgement of all those Bernie supporters - noting that state-by-state, one of his surrogates had the microphone to salute him, praise him, and announce his vote totals. I believe it was Nina Turner who groused yesterday that there'd been no acknowledgement of their side or their people. I honestly don't see how the facts back that up, especially today. EVERYBODY was part of the party. Bernie was celebrated in all 50 states and territories and DC. Cheered, given his place in the spotlight, plenty of Q&As with his supporters who the floor reporters seemed to seek out to the exclusion of anyone else, including Hillary supporters.

I kept waiting for somebody to shush those rude hecklers who yelled over John Lewis, Elijah Cummings, and Cory Booker. SUCH disrespect. What was so DOGGONE important that they felt they had to be rude like that? SHAME on them!!! If they got ejected or had their credentials yanked, I'd jump for joy!

This was a genuine feel-good evening with a big-time gesture by Bernie at the end. Do we always have to have somebody peeing in the pickle barrel? We get so few upbeat evenings like this, particularly in the news. Why ruin it? Why should a few try to ruin it for the vast majority of attendees who had so much to celebrate - while making history too?

Even someone who simply MUST yell all the time - has to stop and take a breath every so often.

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Response to calimary (Reply #60)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 01:23 AM

63. She is a former state legislator but she no longer is.

She ran for state wide office and apparently ran a very poor campaign and lost but had already burned her bridges with the state party.

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Response to calimary (Reply #60)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:16 PM

73. Ohio

She came to the national scene when Ohio started suppressing the vote especially the black vote by closing voting places and changing voting times so Black people couldn't do Sunday 'souls to the polls' voting drives.

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Response to calimary (Reply #60)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:35 PM

78. How "uppity" of her...

How quickly we turn on each other, we hypocrites of fear...

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Response to 3hummingbirds (Reply #10)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 01:19 AM

62. If she is not a Hillary supporter now, then she is a Trump supporter.

Trump supporters should be kicked the hell out of the DEMOCRATIC convention, and the doors locked behind them.

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Response to NYC Liberal (Reply #62)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:37 PM

79. W himself

... couldn't have said it better.

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Response to 3hummingbirds (Reply #10)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:40 PM

82. She's no longer a legislature. She ran for State Senator and lost.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:42 PM

12. Bye Felicia nt

 

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:43 PM

13. There was a group of Sanders delegates who wanted to nominate her for VP earlier today.

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #13)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:59 PM

31. Oh God. When I heard that story I just knew she was their mystery VP.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:44 PM

15. Good. She wouldn't endorse Hillary

This is the Dem Convention

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:44 PM

16. Ahhh Buh bye

 

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:46 PM

21. Ohh. I hope so.

 

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:48 PM

22. Good if true. nt

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:48 PM

24. Good. nt

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:50 PM

25. Good..

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:50 PM

26. Good. Bye.

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Response to R B Garr (Reply #26)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 01:13 AM

61. Ray Charles at his best, how fitting for this occasion...

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:57 PM

29. FINALLY!!

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:03 AM

33. LMAO. Rosario Dawson hits the cutting room floor.

 

The source, familiar with some of the details but not authorized to discuss them, said the DNC also cut Turner and another prominent and effective surrogate, actress Rosario Dawson, from the promotional video that aired just before Sanders' Monday night speech. Sanders reportedly fought the moves, but was not able to overturn the decision.




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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #33)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:21 PM

74. I think the best way to handle disagreement is to talk it out to get to a settled position

I wonder if unity means having one opinion. Bernie Sanders did what he needed to do to help Hillary Clinton get an open ear to his die hard supporters similar to what Hillary Clinton did in 2008 for Barack Obama.

I remember how upset the PUMA groups were but people kept saying they would come around. It's good to see when the shoe is on the other foot, the logic fits here. It was a rough period of time watching some of the posts from those PUMAs. I think it is harder to read the people who can't win graciously.

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Response to genna (Reply #74)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:26 PM

75. in general yes, but Dawson supports Jill Stein and has used Lewinsky attacks

 

against Hillary this year as well as suggesting Clinton is a criminal.

She's not someone to be talked to inside the house, but rather kicked to the curb. She's an enemy.



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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:04 AM

34. Absolute wtf!?!

 

This is NOT the way to unite the progressive electorate, DNC people!

Short of her brandishing a deadly weapon, there is NO reason to do this at this stage. Did they not see her going to bat for Hillary and the DNC a scant 24 hours ago saying "No one stole the election"?

Perhaps she is now reconsidering.

k&r,

ON-EDIT - leftofcool has helpfully pointed out below that this post of mine confuses Nina Turner and Symone Sanders. My mistake. I am still not at all sure that ejecting Nina Turner was a good idea, but no "going to bat" credit belongs to her, apparently.

-app

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Response to appal_jack (Reply #34)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:05 AM

36. Looks like 800 people were denied entry.

Seems like they've cracked down a bit.

Edit: Seems like these were largely Bernie "Super Volunteers" and the number seems a bit disputed, hard to find facts right now.

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Response to appal_jack (Reply #34)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:06 AM

37. Nina never said that, it was Symone Sanders who said it.

Nina was on MSNBC all day bashing Democrats, the DNC, Hillary and Hillary's supporters. She flat out stated she would not endorse Hillary. Why does she need to be at our Convention?

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Response to leftofcool (Reply #37)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:09 AM

42. My mistake. I will edit above.

 

I am not watching TV, and only absorbing events through the net. Keeping all the details straight is getting difficult! I apologize for my confusion, and thank you for the correction.

-app

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Response to appal_jack (Reply #42)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:11 AM

46. No problem. I know what you mean

If the talking heads (Todd, Maddow, Williams, Tur etal...) didn't feel it was their "duty" to interview 1000 people a day over every little thing said, the rest of us would be less confused.

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Response to leftofcool (Reply #37)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 08:55 AM

70. Why does she even WANT to be there?

I do not understand why people who apparently hate Dems so much, want to hang out with us.

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Response to appal_jack (Reply #34)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:09 AM

44. Do ALL of us black women look exactly alike? NO

 

That was SYMONE SANDERS (no relation)

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Response to bravenak (Reply #44)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:19 AM

51. Symone is beautiful.

 

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Response to fun n serious (Reply #51)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:24 AM

52. Yes, her smile is lovely too

 

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Response to bravenak (Reply #52)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:33 AM

55. She's so kind and genuine

 

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:04 AM

35. DU rec...



Sid

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:07 AM

39. My understanding is those people wanted

to gain re-entry **after** walking out in protest. I wouldn't have let them back in either. protest first then come in. It's not a revolving door.

I understand the passion and how hard it is to let go but some consideration needs to be given to people that came along way to enjoy the convention.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:09 AM

43. I hope thats true!

 

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:27 AM

53. about time....

and a few more should have their asses kicked out as well...you are either a Democrat and support the ticket or are a rebel rouser who has no business sitting in on the convention.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:28 AM

54. Based on that, and her twitter page she would not endorse Hillary. Her actions are a major insult

to Bernie Sanders, and the Democratic party who just choose a nominee.

So now she can join Cornell West and Jill Stein, and become irrelevant, while those who remain, will work to move the party toward more progressive positions

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:34 AM

56. One advantage of being a delegate is that i get to ignore media coversge

I have several friends who gave up on MSNBC. I have heard that she has been on far too many times

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:45 AM

57. Ben Jealous tweeting at the link that the story is false.

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Response to nolabear (Reply #57)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 02:00 AM

65. Got it.

Maybe that's why there was no mention of it. You'd expect it'd get some sort of mention elsewhere. And that she would certainly express plenty of outrage and start making a fuss about it.

GOOD. Glad it wasn't true.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 01:32 AM

64. Ugh. If true this is a disastrous move. :(

 

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 06:56 AM

66. According to Ben Jealous, she wasn't..but!

She endorsed jill stein so why was she even there?

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 07:11 AM

67. Well, the verdict is out on whether this is true or not, but...

if it is, good. We now have a nominee and the Convention is now about her and the rest of the ticket. If you don't support it, then you shouldn't be in the hall to disrupt. The Democratic Party does not have to give you a platform from which to protest on national television. There are designated spaces for that outside of the venue.

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Response to SaschaHM (Reply #67)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 08:43 AM

69. Yes, last night was the line in the sand. If you cannot get behind the party's nominee, after last

night, that's one thing. It's not great, but if you vocally (or otherwise), publicly oppose the Nominee, you have NO business being in the Democratic Party, and most certainly should not be allowed to remain at the Convention.

This isn't student politics where there are no consequences, this is grown up stuff.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:15 PM

72. I hope all of it is true, especially as to Nina Turner. (nt)

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:27 PM

76. As you note in 3, Ben Jealous says commondreams story isn't true.

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Response to emulatorloo (Reply #76)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:31 PM

77. Commondreams has gone a little off the rails

Eight years or so ago, I liked them and thought that their articles were, while definitely leaning pretty hard left, were at least backed up by facts. I don't trust them as a source at all anymore.

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Response to LisaM (Reply #77)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:38 PM

80. Enjoy their articles but always take them with a huge grain of salt.

Given their hostility towards democrats.

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 04:39 PM

81. glad to hear that it's false! Always liked Nina's passion. nt

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Response to SpareribSP (Original post)

Thu Jul 28, 2016, 05:26 PM

83. Some of the people privileged to hold credentials

have no idea how these things work. And they're forgetting that they represent the Sanders voters who gave them that privilege, not themselves alone and not a one fringe faction.

https://theintercept.com/2016/07/27/bernie-sanders-delegates-complain-of-disrespect-on-democratic-convention-floor/

The complaints of the entitled aggrieved remind me of this

http://www.theonion.com/blogpost/hillary-clinton-is-too-ambitious-to-be-the-first-f-11229

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