Dems Accuse Bernie Sanders of Getting Russian Help

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

When Hillary supporters accuse Bernie Sanders of being supported by Russians he points out how crazy that is.

It puts accusations against Donald Trump in perspective when Democrats also accuse Bernie Sanders of being supported by the Russians. In a recent call-in radio program, Sanders had to deal with a hostile questioner.

I think it is strange that someone would think that Russia’s alleged hacking of the Democratic primary would be worth mentioning in comparison to how the Hillary Clinton campaign has been shown to have rigged the election in her favor.

The Washinton Free Beacon reports, “Sanders Blames Clinton for Not Informing People About Russian Meddling: ‘They Had More Information About This Than We Did.’

“This was not supporting me any more than they were supporting groups like Black Lives Matter that are fighting for social justice,” Sanders said.

“I did not know that Russian bots were promoting my campaign,” Sanders added. “Russians bots were not promoting my campaign. What we found out is that in April and May, it appeared that there were lots of strange things happening, attacking Hillary Clinton.”

Then he was asked why he didn’t sound the alarm that Russia was messing with us

“I would say that the real question to be asked is what was the Clinton campaign—they had more information about this than we did […],” he responded.

Despite being the victim of accusations, Sanders continues to falsely accuse Trump in the same way:

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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