Skip to comments.Bad News for Hillary: Huge Percentage of Bernie Supporters Won’t Vote for Her
Posted on 06/23/2016 10:23:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters dont lack in enthusiasm, as a cursory perusal of social media proves. In fact, mainstream media once likened their zealotry to that of an unhinged cult. And now, with Hillary Clinton all-but cementing the Democratic nomination, the Bernie-or-bust crowd has drawn a line in the proverbial sand: nearly half of voters who support Sanders refuse to capitulate to the Democratic establishment by casting a vote for Clinton in the national election.
According to a recent national poll from Bloomberg Politics, just over half, 55 percent, of the Vermont senators followers said they would toe the Democratic Party line by voting for Hillary. Twenty-two percent would rather vote for her putative nemesis, Donald Trump, while 18 percent claim theyll abandon the Democrat-Republican duopoly entirely by supporting Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson.
Despite the coordinated effort by the corporate media to proffer Hillary as a viable, acceptable candidate by both downplaying his followers dedication and mocking their devotion as obstinate foolishness that could land Trump in the White House many of Sanders proponents remain steadfastly undeterred.
Indeed, as the poll proves, an arguably bigoted demagogue and a third-party quasi-outsider have nearly the same appeal as the Democratic establishments darling and the sheer volume of voters who balk at the prospect of voting Clinton has exploded in just three months time.
In March, a joint poll by the Wall Street Journal and NBC, cited by the Nation, found nearly one-third of people backing Sanders would not cast a vote for Hillary should she secure the nomination and just under 120,000 voters have agreed to either write-in Sanders or vote Green Party by taking the Bernie or Bust pledge. Similar sentiment exists in the dual NeverClinton and NeverHillary movements.
Democratic Party hardliners and sticklers have denounced Sanders bid for the presidency as extraneous and potentially detrimental to Clintons White House hopes but with poll numbers remaining steady, and with Bernie garnering the only favorable views among voters, in general, its conceivable the opposite is true.
If the number of voters vociferously vowing not to cast a vote for Clinton continues to skyrocket, isnt the former secretary of state, in actuality, blocking Sanders and the Democratic Party instead of the other way around?
Tellingly, the poll also found a paltry 5 percent of Sanders supporters would even consider backing Clinton anytime in the future a microscopic margin of malleability when considering both a Bloomberg and additional polls show Hillarys lead over Trump narrowing considerably in recent days.
Considering Clintons mendacious campaign, with its rather suspect success throughout the primaries how many ardent Hillary fans have you met? the rhapsodic loyalty among Sanders fans seems natural.
Theres zero percent chance that Hillary Clinton could ever get my vote, Perry Mitchell said, concerning the latest survey as quoted by Bloomberg quoted voter. Shes a corporate candidate. I dont vote for corporate candidates. I dont do the lesser of two evils.
Mitchell has plenty of company even from the grave.
So far this election cycle, the Washington Post reported, vociferous pledges warning against a vote for either Clinton or Trump have been found in 119 obituaries. Thats well over 100 people who felt strongly enough to leave a scathing political commentary as part of their last words for humanity a number so large, it trounces other contentious elections, such as the 2008 contest when candidates Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain elicited 28 such mentions.
But a great number of Sanders fans remain, for the large part, resolute in their stand against a Hillary presidency. As Eric Brooks, a community organizer and Sanders devotee, told Bloomberg, echoing countless others:
I will absolutely never vote for Clinton.
Bernie and Hilllary’s politics are almost the same
many leftists vote for Bernie because they know Hillary is sold out to her Islamonazi dictatorship financiers
they know she’s a Lying Crook
a lot of these people will never vote for Hillary
Could be worse than that for her. Sanders may well be considering jumping to the Green Party and continuing his bid for the Presidency.
And he should - he rightfully won the Democratic Party nomination and had it stolen from him.
> Bernie and Hilllarys politics are almost the same
While I can understand how someone with little interest in the Democratic contest can have that impression, they’re not even close. Let me educate you.
DU had a split recently as its owner’s wife got (at least) a half-million from the Clinton campaign. Many of the Bernie supporters jumped to another site which you can peruse here: http://jackpineradicals.org
Check out what those hardcore Sanders supporters have to say about Clinton’s policies. They hate her and everything about her, top to bottom, personal AND policy.
Trump needs to hammer that Hillary is in the pockets of the Wall Street Fat Cats, and he isn’t.
He doesn’t necessarily need to win Bernie supporters, but he need to keep them from voting Hillary.
Not supporting Hillary simply speaks to turn out. Could their revulsion of HRC lead Bernies bunch to actually vote against her?
I am hoping he runs as an independent. Perhaps wishful thinking. But a counter to a third party the GOPe will likely run.
Why Judge Napolitano Says Fifth-Pleading IT Specialist Is Clintons Beast in the Night in Email Scandal
Jun. 23, 2016 1:19pm Jon Street
Fox News Judge Andrew Napolitano Thursday labeled Bryan Pagliano, the man who set up Hillary Clintons private email server, Clintons beast in the night in the FBIs ongoing investigation into her email practices while she was secretary of state.
Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department employee who helped set up and maintain a private email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton, departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, to give his deposition to a House panel on the Benghazi investigation. Pagliano will assert his constitutional right not to testify before any congressional committees, his lawyer says. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department employee who helped set up and maintain a private email server used by Hillary Clinton, departs Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Pagliano was granted immunity in the case and has pleaded the Fifth Amendment numerous times while being questioned by members of Congress and other groups.
On Wednesday, Pagliano invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination more than 125 times during a 90-minute, closed-door legal deposition over the email scandal as part of a civil lawsuit filed by the conservative government watchdog Judicial Watch, which is seeking the release of all of Clintons emails.
Napolitano told FNCs Fox and Friends that Pagliano is the FBIs lead witness against Clinton, her beast in the night when it comes to the ongoing federal investigation because of just how much he might know.
He has been briefing the FBI on her email excesses, her profound willingness to expose national secrets since October, Napolitano said. When this case goes to a grand jury, he is the FBIs lead witness.
The judge added that Clinton is in more hot water than you can imagine today because another federal agency of the federal government is unhappy with the slow pace at which the FBI has been moving and they are beginning to leak.
When asked who that other agency is, Napolitano answered: The NSA.
Love to see that
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