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Mon Jul 20, 2015, 03:12 PM Jul 2015

Has the Incident between Black Lives Matter and Bernie Sanders changed your opinion of him? [View all]

More negative and more positive are pretty subjective descriptions I have to admit.


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I have supported Bernie Sanders and I have a more positive impression of him
4 (9%)
I have supported Bernie Sanders and my opinion of him hasn't changed
31 (72%)
I have supported Bernie Sanders and I have a more negative impression of him
0 (0%)
I have not supported Bernie Sanders and I have a more positive impression of him
0 (0%)
I have not supported Bernie Sanders and my opinion of him hasn't changed
2 (5%)
I have not supported Bernie Sanders and I have a more negative impression of him
4 (9%)
I do not support bullshit polls, and this bullshit poll has given me a more negative impression of them
1 (2%)
I like to vote!
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Hasn't changed my mind about Bernie..... daleanime Jul 2015 #1
I still support Bernie myself - but I will admit that this has lessened him a bit in my estimation. el_bryanto Jul 2015 #2
Oh no, hasn't lessened my estimation.... daleanime Jul 2015 #5
+1 HooptieWagon Jul 2015 #24
Leadership skills. okasha Jul 2015 #3
What he doesn't have is abakan Jul 2015 #9
Irrelevant to the point in question even if true. okasha Jul 2015 #18
He did handle the protesters. Watch the video. arcane1 Jul 2015 #26
The problem is that he handled them badly. okasha Jul 2015 #31
So was yelling at him before the meeting n/t arcane1 Jul 2015 #32
Not equivalent. okasha Jul 2015 #33
That's quite a stretch there! Stretching credibility right along with it arcane1 Jul 2015 #34
The POTUS also can't phone it in because they were at a fundraiser while everything went down. beam me up scottie Jul 2015 #43
So? okasha Jul 2015 #47
So she couldn't take the heat and avoided the kitchen altogether. beam me up scottie Jul 2015 #48
No reason why Netroots Nation should be important to her. okasha Jul 2015 #58
Yeah, it wasn't like BLM was going to be there or anything. beam me up scottie Jul 2015 #59
Good night, BMUS. okasha Jul 2015 #62
Good night, okasha. beam me up scottie Jul 2015 #63
If Sanders can't handle the presidency, I promise BLM can't either. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2015 #61
BLM is running? I had no idea. okasha Jul 2015 #64
Cute. Well, not really , but I'm compelled to say something that sounds nice. DisgustipatedinCA Jul 2015 #65
He didn't cancel any meeting. Kalidurga Jul 2015 #52
Oh. #BLM was supposed to talk to the hired help. okasha Jul 2015 #60
The meeting wasn't with the BLM leadership it was with other civil rights leaders. Kalidurga Jul 2015 #66
You're digging the Great Man into an even deeper hole. okasha Jul 2015 #68
I'm neutral between Sanders and O'Malley, but unless one of them had TwilightGardener Jul 2015 #4
I remain an undecided and this incident has not changed my opinion about the candidate. n/t 1StrongBlackMan Jul 2015 #6
There really is only one thought folks need to hold in their minds and hearts for the Primary Season....... Fred Sanders Jul 2015 #7
No, but it certainly changed my opinion of BLM activists. BillZBubb Jul 2015 #8
Yep. They sure changed my opinion of them. HooptieWagon Jul 2015 #25
This is what I find perplexing. Republicans don't give a shit about blacks. WorseBeforeBetter Jul 2015 #35
That really isn't fair. MelungeonWoman Jul 2015 #36
Isn't the ringleader of this incident a founder of BLM? BillZBubb Jul 2015 #37
I did not know that. MelungeonWoman Jul 2015 #38
Kinda not what you were hoping? whatchamacallit Jul 2015 #10
As I said above I still support Bernie - just think this wasn't his finest hour. nt el_bryanto Jul 2015 #12
Fair enough n/t whatchamacallit Jul 2015 #15
I've seen many interruptions of events, it's never anyone's finest hour, it is a form of activism Bluenorthwest Jul 2015 #21
I like him even more. TheCowsCameHome Jul 2015 #11
I still am behind him artislife Jul 2015 #13
the continued attempts here to promote gotcha bullshit instead of issues Warren Stupidity Jul 2015 #14
^^^THIS^^^ beam me up scottie Jul 2015 #19
I don't think there's really been time for it to change. Erich Bloodaxe BSN Jul 2015 #16
This whole "scandal" is completely made-up political bullshit. AtomicKitten Jul 2015 #17
This was not about Clinton. murielm99 Jul 2015 #23
What was the "poor performance"? He listened, then spoke. arcane1 Jul 2015 #27
Then stop spinning. murielm99 Jul 2015 #39
Personal insult instead of an actual response. arcane1 Jul 2015 #40
Honest response to your behavior. murielm99 Jul 2015 #41
Thank you for proving my point :) arcane1 Jul 2015 #42
Exactly. [n/t] stranger81 Jul 2015 #49
I don't get what Sanders was supposed to have done wrong Prism Jul 2015 #20
That's the narrative that they are STILL trying to put out there. arcane1 Jul 2015 #28
It has not changed my opinion of him. murielm99 Jul 2015 #22
I co-sign every single word of your post. Number23 Jul 2015 #54
Noticeably. bravenak Jul 2015 #69
I don't know exactly what happened RandySF Jul 2015 #29
My regard for BLM, OTOH, has dropped a few notches. DinahMoeHum Jul 2015 #30
About the same gollygee Jul 2015 #44
I'm even more impressed with his message discipline and not pandering aikoaiko Jul 2015 #45
I DON'T DO LOYALTY OATHS!!! OilemFirchen Jul 2015 #46
My support hasn't changed, but I'm somewhat less optimistic geek tragedy Jul 2015 #50
Nope. I still like Bernie. LuvLoogie Jul 2015 #51
I wish he had done better in the moment, but I'm trusting that he's taking BLM's message on board scarletwoman Jul 2015 #53
If I may co-sign a second post, I nominate this one. Number23 Jul 2015 #55
Thank you. It's sincerely appreciated. scarletwoman Jul 2015 #57
I have a slightly higher opinion of Bernie and my admiration for Martin O'Malley went much higher... Kalidurga Jul 2015 #56
My opinion of Bernie hasn't changed gwheezie Jul 2015 #67
Difficult one to answer honestly with the word support being used. NCTraveler Jul 2015 #70
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