Bern Bro Legacy

Cross-posted in Magnana Mouse.

In the future, historians will write about the Bernie phenomenon and its influence on the eventual Donald Trump crowning. The story of the Sanders supporters will fill near countless pages alongside the tales of the Ralph Nader cult that ended up deciding the 2000 Presidential election for George W. Bush.

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Historians will write at long lengths about the young idealists who followed Bernie Sanders (Wikipedia) into the Blue Tent after they lost the 2016 Democratic primary. They passionately marched with him into the halls where the Democratic platform he chiseled with Hillary Clinton and other loyal members of the Democratic Party was held fast.

Most of Bernie’s supporters were loyal to the actual progressive charge forward, and joined Sanders in supporting the Clinton campaign to achieve these lofty goals. Bernie shook off Tad Devine and muzzled Jeff Weaver, and stopped allowing the Right to work through him directly.

Unfortunately for all of us, historians will also have to write about the right wing campaigning using Bernie’s “revolutionary anti-establishment Do-it-yourself spirit” to herd low-hanging low-info voter fruit into a binder used to suppress their opposition’s vote. Sanders’ campaign was riddled with right wing agents provocateur.

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Little moles.

Trolls.

Whatever you want to call them, Karl Rove’s  America Rising (Open Secrets) spent over $300M campaigning in the Democratic primary, and this pawn was a valuable piece in their play to defeat Hillary Clinton. Exactly how this shady campaigning operated will be documented in detail by future historians.

Making it even more interesting is the current development happening in Trump Tower — the Reich’s braintrust. Hawaiian Congressperson, Tulsi Gabbard was a strident Bernie supporter (HuffPo) throughout the primary. Resigned from the Democratic Party to protest against it and endorse Sanders, she became a warrior who railed against Hillary Clinton and the Democratic party like a Boss. Everyone outside the Bernie campaign saw her for the Right Wing operative she was — a wolf in the Democratic hen house.

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She pulled off the con for a solid long while. But, when it broke under its own weight, it shattered and sprayed like projectile vomit. Gabbard joined outright with President-elect Trump, joining him at Trump Towers to kiss his ring and consider accepting one of his cabinet positions (CNN).

The PR Think Tanks behind and housing the Republican party corpse is a TIGHT fleet of ship. The 4th Reich’s rise was a flaming sprint around a marathon runner. It will make for a full section in a book store in the coming years.

If our planet survives Trump.

Bern-or-Bust (ed)

I have recently heard from Democrats conned into the Bernie-or-Bust camp that We DEMOCRATS were on the wrong side of history.

What a load of garbage.  Bernie was not a Democrat.   His “goal was the destruction of Democrats,” as the head of the Burlington, Vermont Democratic party, Maurice Mahoney, said. 

All good so far.  He then asked his followers to support Hillary in the general.

This is where his supporters’ ego and selfishness — along with their closet anarchist  true colors shone like neon glow-sticks in a drug-addled rave.  They failed to support Bernie’s hope for his platform to be realized.   They selfishly supported 3rd party idiots. And, it threw the presidency to Trump.

By the numbers:

Trump won Michigan by 13,107

Trump won Wisconsin by 27,257 votes.

Trump won Pennsylvania by 71,794 votes

Trump won Florida by 119,770 votes.

Trump’s margin of victory was between 5 and 30 times less than the amount of 3rd party ballots cast. The 3rd parties just did to Hillary what they did to Gore in 2000. And, the Bern or Bust set was instrumental — KEY — in Trump’s rise to the Tyrant’s throne.

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There were indeed those on the “wrong side of history.”  But, sure as shinola, these ppl were not the Democrats who faithfully, dutifully, and hopefully supported Hillary Clinton. The ppl on the wrong side of history were / are the ppl who supported 3rd party candidates against the wishes of the man they claimed to have respect for.

Bernie-or-Bust asses were Bros of one person and one person only:  Reich Commander Donald Trump.

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