He said: “You could there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever”.
“When we talk about creating a new America, at the top of our list is the end of racism in all its ugly forms”, the senator said.
A similar incident occurred in July during the Netroots Nation conference in Phoenix when a group of Black women interrupted Sanders’ and Martin O’Malley’s speeches and challenged the candidates to recognize the true meaning of being progressive, which includes making racial justice issues a priority.
A line began forming outside the Sports Arena three hours before Sanders was scheduled to speak, according to the Los Angeles Times, which live-blogged the event. The biggest grassroots movement in this country right now is the Black Lives Matter movement.
Trump made his forceful comments in response to a reporter’s question prompted by what happened at a campaign appearance by socialist Bernie Sanders in Seattle over the weekend.
Sanders is easily distinguished from “from the more conventional establishment politician who is consistently hedging, and also begging for funding from major sources”, said Jack Citrin, director of the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC-Berkeley. “He does have this authenticity, this down-home quality”. Her LinkedIn profile says she is the national youth committee chair for the Coalition for Juvenile Justice and her last job was with Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch as a communications officer.
“You’re never gonna hear Bernie speak unless I hear it silent here now”, she continued, which only threw the crowd into further uproar. “We don’t have the money but when people stand together there is nothing we can’t accomplish”.
Hence Sanders’ rise as a conscience-of-the-party alternative. The union’s leadership announced there that they would formally back the senator and campaign on his behalf as he competes with front-runner Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.
Listen to AM 760’s Armstrong & Getty as they are concerned with the approach for Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Bernie Sanders and how he should’ve handled the protesters in Seattle.
DeMoro said Sanders falls in line with herself and numerous union’s members on key issues for them – fracking, the president’s trade deal, a financial transaction tax and nurse-to-patient ratios, to name a few.
Elsewhere, he has hit enough of a populist nerve to draw tremendous crowds.
“Roughly 28,000 showed up to see Sanders Sunday in Portland, Ore., the largest crowd of the 2016 presidential campaign cycle”.
On Monday, Sanders traveled to Los Angeles and held a rally with over 27,000 supporters.