Thursday, April 14, 2016

Why Is #DemocraticWhores Trending? A Bernie Sanders Supporter Explains.

The hashtag #DemocraticWhores is trending on Twitter. The reason: a surrogate of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) used it at a campaign rally. The surrogate, Dr. Paul Song, was bemoaning the politicians and corporations that are in bed with each other.
"Medicare-for-all will never happen if we continue to elect corporate Democratic whores who are beholden to big pharma and the private insurance industry instead of us," Song declared.
This did not sit well with supporters of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton:

Song later apologized for his remarks and clarified that he was not referring to Clinton:

Sanders himself disavowed Song's comments:
Some Sanders supporters defended Song:

Conservatives and others who lean of right of center chimed in:
Expect Song's comments to be mentioned during Thursday's Democratic debate.
(h/t: Twitchy)


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