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Mon May 23, 2016, 07:28 PM May 2016

Sanders: Democratic Convention Could Be 'Messy' [View all]

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Source: ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 23, 7:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia could be "messy" but that "democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle."

Sanders said in an interview with The Associated Press Monday that his supporters hope to see a platform at the July convention that reflects the needs of working families, the poor and young people.

He said he will "condemn any and all forms of violence" but his presidential campaign is bringing new people into the process who have never gone to a political convention before. He said he hopes "their voices will be heard."

Asked if the convention could be messy, Sanders said, "So what. Democracy is messy."

Read more: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_DEM_2016_SANDERS_INTERVIEW?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2016-05-23-19-05-51

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In other words, he plans to start at least one riot jmowreader May 2016 #1
LOL nobody is ignorant enough to believe Sanders wants to start a riot. Even you. arcane1 May 2016 #4
Because when you have nothing else, you post made-up bullshit. Raster May 2016 #23
I wonder how many 1 liners the Clinton campaign has that their "posters" can paste into the forums? LiberalArkie May 2016 #39
A lot IMO and often they're easy to spot! n/t RKP5637 May 2016 #76
+1! Enthusiast May 2016 #69
I somehow missed reading that -- please post where he said that. pacalo May 2016 #5
No lie is too petty for that poster, it seems n/t arcane1 May 2016 #7
I've been noticing. pacalo May 2016 #10
The biggest lie I've heard this primary season is... jmowreader May 2016 #14
Tell that to the Dems, they allowed him to run as one. arcane1 May 2016 #15
Hillary Clinton Squirms At The Word “Liberal" RATM435 May 2016 #22
Tell me all about the purity police. frylock May 2016 #24
Since when are Democrats picky about who they let in? fasttense May 2016 #91
Tell me how I'm supposed to interpret "Bern the Convention" jmowreader May 2016 #13
A phrase that existing nowhere in the article posted in the OP. arcane1 May 2016 #19
Eat me. jmowreader May 2016 #25
You said SANDERS wants a riot, then post other people's words. A failed lie in a long line of them. arcane1 May 2016 #26
eat me? omg lololo0lol wendylaroux May 2016 #28
I struck a nerve, it seems, by calling their horseshit bullshit. arcane1 May 2016 #30
I have not heard that since high school! wendylaroux May 2016 #33
You misidentified their shit! Enthusiast May 2016 #70
very classy. Sure that you aren't a Trump supporter? olddad56 May 2016 #64
now now.... Locrian May 2016 #77
But of Course Worldly Traveler May 2016 #80
Jesus, its just a slogan- You are such a hater, you embarrass yourself larkrake May 2016 #53
So how should we interpret this slogan? anigbrowl May 2016 #58
Indeed: "I'm with Her" blackspade May 2016 #83
I suspect many who support a "messy" convention are those too young to remember 1968 Zorro May 2016 #55
Bern the convention NOT burn the convention. To Bern the convention means to have the voices Dont call me Shirley May 2016 #56
I'd like to believe that anigbrowl May 2016 #59
Because the vote suppression, disappearing votes and voter registrations, voter purges, arbitrary Dont call me Shirley May 2016 #61
Massive plus one! Enthusiast May 2016 #72
This scscholar May 2016 #51
'messy'? Democracy? Isn't hillary ahead in votes and committed delegates samsingh May 2016 #57
Who Are You? You're Sounding Like Trump billhicks76 May 2016 #63
In other words, he plans to start at least one riot AlbertCat May 2016 #85
That's ok.There are millions of people whose lives are messy because of the sorry pieces jtuck004 May 2016 #2
Sounds like: "if I lose a vote on the Platform Committee, somebody cheated" brooklynite May 2016 #3
Well if we have a platform item that proposes that oil-rich countries pay us for our bombing, JonLeibowitz May 2016 #11
well, they tried to cheat him with just 3 slots, so what is your point? larkrake May 2016 #54
It's always cheating murielm99 May 2016 #65
The meaning is simple ripcord May 2016 #84
Yup. tazkcmo May 2016 #6
Democracy already happened and he lost. Bleacher Creature May 2016 #8
That's a load of crap RobertEarl May 2016 #17
You can keep making up new metrics, but it changes nothing. Bleacher Creature May 2016 #34
You claimed democracy RobertEarl May 2016 #41
Thanks for teaching me about democracy. Bleacher Creature May 2016 #43
Bad attitude you have RobertEarl May 2016 #46
We don't actual have a democracy — try republic brush May 2016 #71
We don't actual have a democracy — try republic AlbertCat May 2016 #89
How did I miss you? Another one bor the bin! nt thereismore May 2016 #86
I knew it! He's going to create a riot and take the whole damn party down with him. procon May 2016 #9
Post 4 applies to you as well arcane1 May 2016 #12
Terror! Fear the Bern! Hydra May 2016 #18
They'd fight their way out of a wet paper bag by saying "I know you are but what am I?" to the bag. arcane1 May 2016 #21
He wants to be president, we should take his predictions seriously. procon May 2016 #38
"Hillary has tried to appease him" - LiberalElite May 2016 #35
Another one for the bin. Precious party... nt thereismore May 2016 #87
Sounds like he is saying exactly what needs to be said. He's probably anticipating silvershadow May 2016 #16
MATH IS HARD FOR SANDERS CAMPAIGN- NV DEMS iandhr May 2016 #29
I see you worked that "conspiracy theory" meme into yet another headline. Kudos. silvershadow May 2016 #32
They did turn up. blackspade May 2016 #92
What is this "voices heard" bullshit? Thor_MN May 2016 #20
Thor you are from MN. As a delegate I have attended the jwirr May 2016 #73
Oh oh... Maybe we better appoint him so there's no trouble. JohnnyRingo May 2016 #27
Post removed Post removed May 2016 #31
LAWD! twitter is serving Bernie some serious HARD tea underthematrix May 2016 #36
Rumsfeldian BeyondGeography May 2016 #37
Yeah, who cares if we look awful on TV for an entire week. Moron. CrowCityDem May 2016 #40
Anyone who could make it 'messy' will never see the inside of the convention. onehandle May 2016 #42
Thank you for.... LenaBaby61 May 2016 #45
bernie threatens the convention. whatta guy. evidently aligning with fox news is not sufficient nt msongs May 2016 #44
I remember when DU was outraged because Jon Soltz lost the OH primary to Sherrod Brown. PBass May 2016 #47
So you think that Hillary is going to get the money out of jwirr May 2016 #78
I'm with Bernie. retrowire May 2016 #48
exactly berniebroski May 2016 #50
Thanks for This McKim May 2016 #62
Thump that Chest while u can , Bern...... lmao Cryptoad May 2016 #49
Losing respect fast for this guy. complain jane May 2016 #52
Picking the nominee that polls much worse against Trump may also have something to do with it. harun May 2016 #75
Another one for the bin. Bye. nt thereismore May 2016 #88
Really? kayakjohnny May 2016 #60
I doubt anything too bad will happen RogueTrooper May 2016 #66
If anywhere, it will be in Cleveland. nt Purveyor May 2016 #67
Let's hope RogueTrooper May 2016 #68
Stick with it Bernie. Only way to get Progressive change. harun May 2016 #74
Nice convention ya got here...it'd be a shame JNelson6563 May 2016 #79
Oh, the Clintonites won't like that! blackspade May 2016 #81
Wait for the Clinton News Network report now! Helen Borg May 2016 #82
I hope it gets messy Don Draper May 2016 #90
It needs to be messier. marble falls May 2016 #93
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