Kevin Gosztola speaks to Rania Khalek about the walkout staged by Bernie Sanders delegates after Hillary Clinton won the party’s presidential nomination.
Bernie Sanders delegates planning to walk out at the Democratic convention this week are facing intimidation and threats from both the Clinton and Sanders campaigns.
The Sanders campaign, which gave so many Americans the confidence to fight Democratic party elites, has told delegates to pause their outrage.
If the lasting achievement of the Sanders campaign is getting changes to a sterile document, then call it a “revolution” lost.
Kevin Gosztola interviews Rania Khalek, who reports on what she heard from Bernie Sanders delegates on Day of DNC in Philly.
Regardless of who hacked the DNC and what their motives were, the DNC emails make it clear there was a concerted effort to sabotage the Sanders campaign.
Judging by the attitudes witnessed among Sanders supporters outside City Hall, a significant slice of Sanders supporters are fed up with the Democratic Party.
A cynical man might speculate that, despite claims about not caring about Clinton’s “damn emails,” Sanders believed there was a chance she could be indicted.
The critical question of the moment is what the endorsement means for the “political revolution.”
Delegates from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign prevented a lobbyist amendment from being added to the Democratic Party platform. It would have suggested Democrats support regulating the revolving door, which allows federal government officials to work for industries they were in charge of regulating and later return to positions in government. At