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It stinks to be a Philadelphia Democrat.
Supporters of Democratic Primary loser Bernie Sanders continue to rage against the dying of the light. Not content to simply turn their endorsement to Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, Bernie supporters in Philadelphia plan to stage a “fart-in” to exorcise some frustration by way of eating legumes by the case.
From US News And World Report:
Advocates for poor people and progressive causes say they still plan to make a stink – literally – during Hillary Clinton’s big night accepting the Democratic presidential nomination this month.
The plan: feed beans to Democratic National Convention delegates for Bernie Sanders, and send them into the Philadelphia convention hall to show what they think of the former secretary of state.
So much for team spirit. These odious detractors of Clinton don’t seem to care that Sanders threw his endorsement behind Clinton, and national coordinator for the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign Cheri Honkala says the two major party nominees are like “two reality-show villains” that don’t represent the American people.
While I laud these disgruntled Democrats for protesting semi-peacefully (i.e. without stopping traffic on a major freeway, whipping bottles at police, or smashing storefronts), there are more efficient methods of choking out Philadelphia’s convention hall. I suggest Sanders’ delegates invest in a few cases of Natural Ice and wash them down with preworkout.
Or better yet, just accept that Sanders lost the nomination and move on with your life..
[via US News And World Report]
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