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Bernie Sanders was against 'busing' in the 1970s [View all]

He slept on a friend's couch, hustled for odd jobs and hitchhiked along the campaign trail.

In the 1970s, Bernie Sanders, then in his 30s, ran -- over and over again in Vermont -- and lost repeatedly, never cracking double digits. In a series of quixotic bids at statewide office as a member of the self-described "radical" Liberty Union Party, he railed against corporate titans and promised to eliminate laws regulating drugs, homosexuality and, before the Supreme Court stepped in, abortion.

He campaigned in a local prison and spoke forcefully about racial disparities in the criminal justice system. The government, he said during a talk about desegregation busing, "doesn't give a sh** about black people."


Source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/07/politics/kfile-bernie-sanders-vermont-1970s/index.html

The government ‘‘sometimes does bad in the guise of good things.” According to Sanders, in the long run, busing, as a means toward quality education for all school children, creates racial hostility where it did not previously exist. ‘‘The government doesn’t give a shit about black people,” he said.


Source: https://archive.org/stream/middleburyNewspapers_1974-09-19/9311_djvu.txt

So I guess Kamala Harris' supporters are going to call Bernie Sanders, the man who marched with MLK, a racist next?
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