Bernie Sanders Joins The Democrats Bending A Knee To Al Sharpton

Hot Air | 4/7/2019 | Staff
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In some of his sharpest language yet attacking President Trump, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders accused the Republican president of being racist and sexist and much more during a speech before Al Sharpton’s National Action Network.

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“During Donald Trump’s presidency we have seen a sharp rise in hate crimes and that rise comes as this country continues to be plagued by institutional racism and racial inequality,” Sanders stressed.

There’s not much new or particularly noteworthy in Sanders’ address and it could have been lifted from almost any other candidate speaking at the event. He did join in with the rest of the Democrats in answering the one question that was put to each and every one of them. Would you support reparations for African-Americans? Of course he would. And the rest of the field said the same thing. That was a switch for Sanders, however. He rejected the idea of reparations in 2016 and was still doing so as recently as this winter. I suppose someone must have reminded him how poorly he did with black voters during the last primary.

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Speaking of “the rest of the field,” there were enough 2020 hopefuls there to kick off the debates rather than waiting for this summer. NAN is hosting Sanders, Kamala Harris, Julian Castro,...
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