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Bernie Sanders supporters are rejecting Hillary Clinton’s attempt to bring them into her camp — it’s “Bernie or bust!”
It’s pretty obvious that Clinton will be the eventual Democratic presidential nominee, but her attempts to bring supporters of the Vermont senator into her camp are falling on deaf ears. They consider the former secretary of state to be no better than Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.
‘Bernie Or Bust’: Bernie Sanders’ Supporters Vow Not To Support Hillary Clinton Even If He Endorses Her
In the event that Bernie Sanders does not get the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential race, the Democratic party has a huge problem on their hands. Many of Sanders’ supporters are making it clear that they are “Bernie or Bust,” meaning that if he doesn’t get the nomination, they still won’t vote for Hillary Clinton. This spells big trouble for the Clinton campaign and will definitely make it hard for her to beat any Republican nominee.
Bernie Sanders has been compared to Ralph Nader as far as his power to split the Democratic party, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Sanders has said before, whether it will actually be the case or not, that he won’t run as an Independent if he doesn’t win the Democratic nomination. That doesn’t mean all his supporters are a sure thing to move on over to vote for Hillary Clinton though. Actually, many Sanders supporters have vowed to vote “Bernie or Bust” and will either write him in for the general election or vote for any number of people who are not Hillary Clinton. The Revolt Against Plutocracy campaign is asking Bernie Sanders’ supporters to make a pledge to either write in Sanders or vote for the Green Party in the event that he doesn’t win the Democratic nomination.
Far-left Salon tweeted:
If you’re a Bernie Bro, here’s why you shouldn’t settle for Hillary in the general election https://t.co/7JHYwGHTYM
— Salon.com (@Salon) April 25, 2016
The Progressive Mind tweeted:
— The Progressive Mind (@Libertea2012) April 21, 2016
And the reasoning was pretty straightforward.
— Veganista⚡️ (@Pb_Dirigible) April 21, 2016
But not everyone was buying into it.
@Salon Last straw. Too many articles that sound like GOP talking points. You’ve lost all credibility. Unfollowed.
— Tam (@TamsLyf) April 25, 2016
— Curt Hoppe (@curthoppe) April 25, 2016
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H/T: The Gateway Pundit
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