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Response to flamingdem (Reply #49)

Tue Mar 8, 2016, 11:30 AM

51. Being skilled at politics is an important skill to have when you're running for President

I don't think Bernie Sanders is racist. I do think that he and his team have really struggled to make his message (which is overwhelmingly about economic issues) resonate with black voters, to whom it is as plain as the nose on their faces that racism and poverty are NOT the same thing. That rich black people ALSO experience racism. That racism will not be solved by creating a new economic model. He won't stop and address the issue - he nearly always pivots back to his points about economic matters.

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