Black People Politics : #BernieLostMe Explains Why Black Voters Didn't Back Bernie Sanders

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  1. Liberty

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    Bernie Sanders continues forward on the campaign trail even though it looks like his opponent Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic presidential nominee. While Sanders has amassed a loyal following, he has notoriously failed to secure the support of many black voters.

    As the Democratic National Convention edges closer, Twitter users of all backgrounds have been using the hashtag #BernieLostMe to share their reservations about voting for the Vermont senator. But it's black voters specifically who have used it to vocalize why he lost their support.

    One of the main reasons had to do with the way his supporters tended to explain things to black voters. Bernie Bros in particular seemed to aggravate many voters, who felt they're being talked down to when things are "Berniesplained" to them.

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    not on twitter myself. never could figure it out.
    these people sound very immature to me.

    what is important is citizens united. sanders is the only one who will take that on.
     
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    Yeah.. Me either. I don't do Tweeter, Facebook, none of that stuff. It's a whole 'nother world.
     
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    citizens united and the supreme court is the ONLY issue in 2016.......
     
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    Sanders may be better prepared in 2020. By then Clinton will have crashed and burned.
     
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