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Mon Aug 10, 2015, 06:03 PM

48. Yes. The crowd should have booed them down and then left.

It is one thing to demonstrate and speak for a cause. It is quite another to prevent someone else from speaking.

The women were interfering with an important part of the democratic process: exchanging ideas. If they want to talk, they need to set up their own forum and invite people and speak or, if they cannot do that, be very brief and courteous in their remarks.

Black Lives Matter. We have terrible police brutality in our country. Too many people are incarcerated, and many of them are incarcerated far too young.

But screaming at liberal politicians who may not be perfect but are the best friends you have is not the way.

I can assure you that if Hillary does not speak out loudly and firmly against the disruptions in Bernie's forums and at his speeches, many Bernie fans will, as I will, refuse to vote for her.

I already made that decision based on her history and the history of the Clinton administration.

Others will join me if Hillary doesn't condemn the disruption of political events that has occurred and condemn them very quickly.

In fact, all of the candidates should point out that this is not about race; it is about allowing candidates who have put their names up for election to reach the voters.

Enough is enough.

This has nothing to do with race. This has to do with whether our democracy can survive. At this rate, someone will, as usually happens when democratic discourse is constantly interrupted take over and dictate whatever that person wants.

That dictator will not be Hillary or Bernie or any of the Democratic candidates.

It's time for Hillary to speak up.

As we are so often reminded, this election is about the Supreme Court and about moving our country forward -- for real.

Hillary, where are you? Why haven't we heard from you with regard to these attacks on democratic candidates, these disruptions of democratic meetings?

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