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How the Washington Post Tries to Crucify Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, poses with a group of nurses after speaking at a rally on the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, Thursday, July 30, 2015, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Common Dreams ran a shocking piece on how the the Washington Post ran 16 negative stories on Bernie Sanders in the space of 16 hours, between roughly 10:20 PM EST Sunday, March 6, to 3:54 PM EST Monday, March 7—a window that included the crucial Democratic debate in Flint, Michigan. Here are the headlines..

“Sanders speaks to white ideological liberals and young Democrats. Clinton speaks to practically everyone else in the party.” And… “the two candidates talked about fracking, an issue on which there is an obvious, sensible middle ground that Sanders predictably scorned.”

“What is striking about Sanders, is that he’s campaigning on Two Big Lies about the global political economy. The only way President Sanders would help address climate change is by slowing down global economic growth and impoverishing millions and billions of people.”

“Hillary Clinton is building her delegate lead, and Bernie Sanders is getting angry. The Vermont senator needed a good night in Michigan to change the dynamic of a nominating contest that has been slipping away from him. He didn’t get it.” (Except he won Michigan!!!)

Just another example of how the establishment is scared of Bernie.


One response to “How the Washington Post Tries to Crucify Bernie Sanders

  1. Claude Robichaux March 12, 2016 at 12:54 am

    Incredible (read: criminal) how they spun that debate (and everything else related). Finding new ways to express “WTF?!” is next to impossible these days. I’m going all in and for broke to hope Clinton gets indicted.


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