“I feel sorry sometimes, for the young people who, you know, believe this — they don’t do their own research. I’m glad that we now can point to reliable, independent analysis that says, no, it’s just not true.”— Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders supporters.
I’m not one to defend Hillary Clinton, but I will admit that I’ve often thought these exact same things about all Democrats, not just Bernie’s supporters!
However, I’m sure that many Democrats will not appreciate Hillary’s insinuation that any liberal who is choosing to support Sanders instead of her is simply too lazy to do the work necessary to figure out who they should be supporting.
Most of the polling data now shows that a large plurality of Democrat voters consider themselves socialist, which would likely be where Sanders pulls most of his support from, so I’m not sure why Clinton believes her problem is just that voters aren’t aware of the facts.
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