Bernie Sanders Accuses Liberal Think Tank of Smearing Progressive Candidates
The Vermont senator’s criticism of the Center for American Progress threatens to inflame the ideological divisions that roiled the Democratic Party in 2016.
Kenneth P. Vogel
NEW: In a warning shot to the Democratic establishment & its allies,
accuses the CLINTON-linked
& its sister org
of smearing him & other progressive Democratic presidential candidates. "This … needs to stop," he writes.
The "candidate X is wealthy, so he or she is a hypocrite in arguing for lower inequality" genre is deeply stupid, applied to Bernie Sanders or anyone else. 1/
Bernie calls out Neera by name for her petty divisive fuckery, a move many of us on here will find extremely relatable
This is surprising given how tough Sanders-aligned publications have been on his opponents. All of these issues will be raised in the general election.
The New York Times
Bernie Sanders accused a liberal think tank close to the Clintons of trying to smear him, in a warning shot that could reopen scars from 2016
It’s pretty striking - and not terribly surprising - how sensitive Sanders is to charges of hypocrisy about him being a millionaire
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