And so it begins.
December 30, 2018 at 10:05 PM - Views: 112 #6555
December 30, 2018 at 10:26 PM #6570
This is total trash – frankly, those involved are see through in their despicable attempts at manipulation and slander. Not going to work out as they intend.
December 30, 2018 at 10:41 PM #6576KenTankerousParticipant
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before they have to print a retraction?
"If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States."
- Henry A. Wallace
(FDR's Vice President until he was forced out by the corrupt forces of obscene wealth.)
December 31, 2018 at 1:19 AM #6591MistaPParticipant
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s0 people actually don’t even know where they heard the idea first, they just “know” there’s an “issue” with Sanders and women, or Sanders supporters and women, or Sanders is claimed to have the responsibility of condemning abuse in all other campaigns, or ???
it’s about language–it’s about building up an implication
and even if this is an honest effort, or started as one, it’s in the spin cycle now
December 30, 2018 at 10:43 PM #6577
December 30, 2018 at 10:45 PM #6578
Feel free to jump in.
December 30, 2018 at 11:00 PM #6581Flying SquirrelParticipant
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This paragraph sticks out to me:
Several people who signed the letter said that their effort is not just about Sanders’ 2016 or 2020 presidential campaigns, but rather about what they called a pervasive culture of toxic masculinity in the campaign world. They stressed that they hoped their letter would not be reduced to reinforcing the “Bernie Bro” caricature, but rather would be one part of a larger reckoning among people running campaigns.
Of course there was harassment. In EVERY campaign. Bernie addressed it and took steps to improve the situation, and no doubt he will continue to do so. But let’s make some political hay anyway amirite?
Meantime Hillary had actual knowledge of harassment by an aide and chose to shield him.
Something like that would be enough to sink Bernie, but not Herself.
December 30, 2018 at 11:23 PM #6586
December 31, 2018 at 12:54 AM #6588MistaPParticipant
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at least they’ve stopped trying to play nice to discourage him from running and going on the attack early instead–a good sign, I thought they’d faff around with Gillibrand and Sherrod Brown once O’Rourke was “attacked by Bernie Bros” by having his public records made public
December 31, 2018 at 4:15 AM #6599EnthusiastParticipant
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But seek to misinform and destroy the truth.
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December 31, 2018 at 8:27 AM #6625
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