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Mon Aug 10, 2015, 03:09 PM

After reading and watching all the video's, I think Bernie had a no-win situation on his hands. [View all]

This will probably be my one and only post in this forum, but I have yet to see anyone put this forward.

My apologies if one of you already has and I missed it.

When those two young women basically rushed the stage, demanding they be allowed to speak, even SHOUTING that they would shut down the rally if they weren't, I think Senator Sanders was left with no viable alternative than to do exactly what he did.

Back away.

How would it have looked if he had gotten into a physical altercation with one or both of them in order to keep control of the mic?

How would it have looked if "security" (if there was any) had muscled them off stage? What would YOU have done? What would you like to have seen the honorable Senator do?

If it was me and I knew this might happen, I would have had security ringing the stage. Perhaps that may happen in the future, but it didn't appear there was any at that rally.

If and when he becomes the nominee, he'll get Secret Service protection and this sort of thing won't happen.

I think it was truly a no-win situation. Shove them away and be accused of "manhandling" abusing these "poor activists" (I am being a bit tongue in cheek, here) women. Speak over them and they get even louder and it gets ugly. Let them speak, stand back, call it a wash and then wade into the crowd and greet as many as you can face to face.

"Discretion is the better part of valor."

I think he did the right thing.

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