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Thu Aug 13, 2015, 11:34 AM

Provide Bernie Sanders Secret Service protection (?)

Hi group,

I got an invitation this morning to sign this petition:

WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO:
Provide Bernie Sanders Secret Service protection immediately as a leading Democratic presidential candidate and Senator.
Bernie Sanders is a sitting U. S. Senator and a leading candidate in the presidential campaign of 2016. Recent disturbances at Bernie Sanders campaign events have shown his vulnerability with regard to potentially violent confrontations with disturbed people. In 2007, at a similar stage in that campaign, Barack Obama was given Secret Service protection by George W. Bush for exactly this reason, and he had not even experienced such disturbances yet, nor was Obama attracting crowds of over 25,000 regularly, as Senator Sanders is. This situation must not be allowed to continue a moment longer. Bernie Sanders must have immediate Secret Service protection, just as the other leading candidate does.


https://petitions.whitehouse.gov//petition/provide-bernie-sanders-secret-service-protection-immediately-leading-democratic-presidential-candidate-and-senator

This looks legitimate, and might be a good idea although I'm not totally comfortable with the wording of it.
Does anyone here know what the Sanders Campaign thinks about this petition?
Any other thoughts?


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Reply Provide Bernie Sanders Secret Service protection (?) (Original post)
kenn3d Aug 2015 OP
MuseRider Aug 2015 #1
Enthusiast Aug 2015 #2
SandersDem Aug 2015 #3
Pastiche423 Aug 2015 #4
SandersDem Aug 2015 #5
LiberalElite Aug 2015 #6
appalachiablue Aug 2015 #7

Response to kenn3d (Original post)

Thu Aug 13, 2015, 11:41 AM

1. Personally

although I would like for him to be protected a little better than he apparently is I am sure his campaign staff is doing what he wants them to do. More security might mean less interaction with the public and that may be why he has not done more about security.

I don't know. I tend to think we are all trying to protect someone who knows what he wants and will do what he wants. He is not stupid so.....

I would have no problem with people signing it, it is a great sign that they care a lot but I still think he has what he wants. JMO.

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Response to kenn3d (Original post)

Thu Aug 13, 2015, 12:56 PM

2. Signed.

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Response to kenn3d (Original post)

Thu Aug 13, 2015, 02:17 PM

3. K/R and Signed!

Done as well as sent out to my social media pages

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Response to kenn3d (Original post)

Thu Aug 13, 2015, 07:55 PM

4. Bernie had security in Portland

Did anyone else see them there? We were about 45-50 feet from the stage and saw several men and a woman security. Don't know who supplied them.

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Response to kenn3d (Original post)

Sun Aug 16, 2015, 09:39 PM

5. update

4,358. 95,438 needed by Sept 11th.

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Response to kenn3d (Original post)

Mon Aug 17, 2015, 07:36 AM

6. signed k&R Thanks!

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Response to kenn3d (Original post)

Mon Aug 17, 2015, 09:32 PM

7. K & R. Done, thanks!

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