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Mon Feb 15, 2016, 01:05 PM

10. Just to keep it out there...


"Take for instance the conspiracy I’ve seen pushed all over social media following the New Hampshire primary. Many people now seem to think that the DNC is trying to rig the election for Hillary Clinton by “awarding” more delegates to her than Bernie Sanders, who soundly won New Hampshire. Several huge liberal Facebook pages with millions of “likes” were pushing this nonsense, getting tens of thousands of people to share it with their friends and family. Not only that, but I saw several other liberal Facebook pages sharing articles from conservative websites which were trying to hype up this “story” in a calculated attempt to push the conspiracy. All based on the fact that a system that’s been around for decades is being attacked by people who seemingly have no idea how it actually works. Now, for the facts. For months it’s been widely known that Clinton has led Sanders in superdelegates. Granted, many Sanders supporters might not know that because most of the pro-Sanders pages and websites would likely never tell them that. But it’s been a well-known fact for many months. For the record, a “superdelegate” is someone who’s free to support whoever they want regardless of how the primaries and caucuses go. Fun fact: Tad Devine, a key Sanders advisor, is credited as the person who helped create the superdelegate system."


Read more at: http://www.forwardprogressives.com/dnc-didnt-sabotage-bernie-sanders-campaign-delegate-conspiracy/

He defended the system until now. Guess he must have "evolved".


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