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Who Said it? Trump or Sanders?

Date: Friday, June 10, 2016
Category: Blog, News

Trump Sanders

Who cares if Bernie is mathematically eliminated? If you really #FeeltheBern, you want to see Trump & Sanders go head to head in October!
Here’s a preview of a potential Bernie / Donald matchup, based on the campaign so far. It’s time to play:
WHO SAID IT: TRUMP OR SANDERS?

QUOTE 1
“I ran as a major party candidate for the media coverage.”

ANSWER: SANDERS
politico.com reported that Sanders – after years of being an Independent in Congress – initially resisted running as a Democrat. But in a town hall debate in March, he explained his decision: “In terms of media coverage, you have to run within the Democratic Party.”

http://www.politico.com/blogs/2016-dem-primary-live-updates-and-results/2016/03/bernie-sanders-independent-media-coverage-220747

QUOTE 2
“I do not have a super PAC.”

ANSWER: TRUMP & SANDERS. BOTH INACCURATE.
What do you know, Trump flipped on superPACs. But Sanders has also taken money from certain PACs, which are rather ‘Super.’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2016/02/11/sanderss-claim-that-he-does-not-have-a-super-pac/

As well as during his Senate career.
https://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00000528&cycle=Career

QUOTE 3
“Hillary’s fundraising is obscene.”

ANSWER: SANDERS
Sanders has a point when he criticizes Hillary Clinton’s mega fundraising as ‘obscene.’ http://edition.cnn.com/videos/politics/2016/03/27/george-clooney-hillary-clinton-fundraiser-bernie-sanders-sotu.cnn

Yet Hillary was raising money for the DNC, which aids the campaigns of all Democrats, including: Bernie Sanders.

QUOTE 4
“Our campaign does not spend money on trolling.”
ANSWER: SANDERS
Although the $16million he paid for ‘web presence’ seems a bit much for maintaining a website.

QUOTE 5
“People claim my campaign has a ‘penchant for violence.’ That is nonsense.”

ANSWER: SANDERS
For one thing, Trump would never use the word penchant, even if he was quoting someone. This quote was in relation to the death threats made by Sanders’ supporters toward the Democratic Party Chairwoman.

QUOTE 6
“A man’s fantasy: A woman on her knees, a woman tied up, a woman abused. A woman fantasizes being raped by 3 men simultaneously.”

ANSWER: SANDERS
…from a 1972 essay “Man and Woman.”
http://www.npr.org/sections/itsallpolitics/2015/05/29/410606045/the-bernie-sanders-rape-fantasy-essay-explained

BONUS ROUND: Whose supporters said it?
“There is going to be some kind of change, and even if it’s like a Nazi-type change, people are so drama-filled. They want to see stuff like that happen. It’s like reality TV. You don’t want to just see everybody be happy with each other. You want to see someone fighting somebody.”

ANSWER: SANDERS
The New York Times interviewed this man at a Bernie Sanders rally:
“Victor Vizcarra, 48, of Los Angeles, said he would much prefer Mr. Trump to Mrs. Clinton. Though he said he disagreed with some of Mr. Trump’s policies, he added that he had watched “The Apprentice” and expected that a Trump presidency would be more exciting than a ‘boring’ Clinton administration.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/28/us/politics/bernie-sanders-hillary-clinton-fbi.html


SO – if you really want to support Bernie’s cause, support Elizabeth Warren. And whoever she ends up endorsing.