#BernieOrBust supporters won’t go meekly into the Democratic night: Daily Bullshit, July 25, 2016

Bernie Sanders

So the Democratic National Committee does everything it can to sabotage Bernie Sanders’ campaign.[1] Then Hillary Clinton chooses a vice presidential candidate who supports Wall Street and, until he got selected by Clinton, supported the TransPacific Partnership.[2] Then she assures now-outgoing Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz a golden parachute.[3] And now they’re surprised when his supporters don’t take it lying down at the convention?[4]

Aaron Blake, “Here are the latest, most damaging things in the DNC’s leaked emails,” Washington Post, July 25, 2016, https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/07/24/here-are-the-latest-most-damaging-things-in-the-dncs-leaked-emails/

Ben Kamisar, “Wasserman Schultz booed off stage in Philadelphia,” Hill, July 25, 2016, http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/289059-wasserman-schultz-booed-off-stage-in-philadelphia

David Lightman and David Goldstein, “Bernie Sanders created an army; now he can’t seem to control it,” McClatchy, July 25, 2016, http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/election/article91800652.html?rh=1

Laura Meckler and Colleen McCain Nelson, “Debbie Wasserman Schultz Won’t Address Democratic Convention,” Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2016, http://www.wsj.com/articles/debbie-wasserman-schultz-drowned-out-by-democratic-party-hecklers-1469459962

Amie Parnes, “Dems pressure Wasserman Schultz to abandon convention role,” Hill, July 25, 2016, http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/289071-dems-pressure-wasserman-schultz-to-abandon-convention-role

Ian Swanson and Ben Kamisar, “Wasserman Schultz backs down, won’t open convention,” Hill, July 25, 2016, http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/289106-wasserman-schultz-backs-down-wont-open-convention

John Whitesides and Luciana Lopez, “Raucous opening to Democratic convention as Sanders backers revolt,” Reuters, July 25, 2016, http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-idUSKCN105101


  1. [1]Aaron Blake, “Here are the latest, most damaging things in the DNC’s leaked emails,” Washington Post, July 25, 2016, https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/07/24/here-are-the-latest-most-damaging-things-in-the-dncs-leaked-emails/; Ryan Cooper, “Hillary Clinton and the awful risk of winning ugly,” Week, December 21, 2015, http://theweek.com/articles/595141/hillary-clinton-awful-risk-winning-ugly; Christian Drake, “New Information Shows DNC Violated Its Own Rules When It Shut Down Sanders Campaign Data Access,” Addicting Info, December 19, 2015, http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/12/19/new-information-shows-dnc-violated-its-own-rules-when-it-shut-down-sanders-campaign-data-access/; Nick Gass, “Clinton press secretary: Superdelegates can help Clinton clinch nomination by early June,” Politico, April 14, 2016, http://www.politico.com/blogs/2016-gop-primary-live-updates-and-results/2016/04/hillary-clinton-needs-superdelegates-221943; Lauren McCauley, “Thumb on the Scale? DNC Backs Off Bernie But Questions of Neutrality Linger,” Common Dreams, December 19, 2015, http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/12/19/thumb-scale-dnc-backs-bernie-questions-neutrality-linger; William Rivers Pitt, “Naked Politics: Sanders, Clinton and How to Win When You’re Losing,” Truthout, May 18, 2016, http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/36090-naked-politics-sanders-clinton-and-how-to-win-when-you-re-losing; Michael Sainato, “The Countless Failings of the DNC,” Observer, March 27, 2016, http://observer.com/2016/03/the-countless-failings-of-the-dnc/; Elliot Smilowitz and Joe Uchill, “Leaked DNC emails reveal secret plans to take on Sanders,” Hill, July 22, 2016, http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/288900-leaked-dnc-emails-reveal-secret-plans-to-take-on-sanders; Daniel Strauss, “Bernie’s backers rage against Democratic machine,” Politico, April 13, 2016, http://www.politico.com/story/2016/04/bernie-sanders-supporters-democrats-221842; Caitlin Yilek, “Ex-Obama adviser: DNC ‘putting finger on scale’ for Hillary,” Hill, December 18, 2015, http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/263792-ex-obama-adviser-on-sanders-scandal-dnc-putting-finger-on
  2. [2]Jon Queally, “Clinton Inflames Progressive Base with Choice of Tim Kaine as Vice President,” Common Dreams, July 22, 2016, http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/22/clinton-inflames-progressive-base-choice-tim-kaine-vice-president
  3. [3]Jon Queally, “Mission Accomplished at DNC, Clinton Hires Wasserman Schultz for Top Post,” Common Dreams, July 24, 2016, http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/07/24/mission-accomplished-dnc-clinton-hires-wasserman-schultz-top-post
  4. [4]Ben Kamisar, “Wasserman Schultz booed off stage in Philadelphia,” Hill, July 25, 2016, http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/289059-wasserman-schultz-booed-off-stage-in-philadelphia; David Lightman and David Goldstein, “Bernie Sanders created an army; now he can’t seem to control it,” McClatchy, July 25, 2016, http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/election/article91800652.html?rh=1; Laura Meckler and Colleen McCain Nelson, “Debbie Wasserman Schultz Won’t Address Democratic Convention,” Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2016, http://www.wsj.com/articles/debbie-wasserman-schultz-drowned-out-by-democratic-party-hecklers-1469459962; John Whitesides and Luciana Lopez, “Raucous opening to Democratic convention as Sanders backers revolt,” Reuters, July 25, 2016, http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-idUSKCN105101

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