BERNIE SANDERS BROADENS HIS APPEAL IN OF ALL PLACES SOUTH CAROLINA
“Bernie Sanders looks to broaden his appeal in South Carolina” by By Vanessa Williams Aug 21 2015 with input from David Weigel
Bernie Sanders spoke before a large crowd in South Carolina = Progressive agenda will benefit African Americans and other minorities.
Sanders = Fired up a lively crowd of supporters in campaign swing through early primary state
Sanders = “But the bad news is racism still remains a much too real part of American life.” = Applauded by the predominantly white crowd of 2,600 and 2,800 in Greenville, SC
Sanders = More competitive with black voters = Symone Sanders, his recently hired African American national spokeswoman, said more work to do to introduce black voters to his platform for economic and social equality + But they are warmed up to him
Another young black woman, Jayde Barton, a recent college graduate, praised Sanders’s proposals 5 for free tuition at public universities and reduced interest rates on student loans. + Three black women waited in line to hear Sanders. = “I’ve heard Bernie Sanders on TV and he says the right things.” on affordable health care, education, equal pay and racial justice.
ROTHSCHILDS MAFIA MEDIA BLACKOUT = “His biggest problem is not enough people know about him. If people hear him they will like what he says.” — supporter said
“The momentum from coast to coast has been extraordinary…those kinds of crowds, that type of enthusiam is what we’re seeing all over America and what we’re seeing here today in Greenville …This is a campaign on the move and it’s a campaign that going to win.” — Sanders and the crowd roared its agreement.
2008 primary in South Carolina = Clinton saw her lead among black voters vanish as they began to rally behind Obama
Clinton = GETS ESTABLISHMENT ENDORSEMENTS = Two former SC governors
Sanders = SC has enthusiastic network of grassroots supporters
SANDERS talks to Black Lives Matter activists in Charleston about their common interests in reforming the criminal justice system. = “We must pursue policies that transform the country into a nation that affirms the value of its people of color.” = Policies to combat physical, political, legal and economic violence directed at communities of color. He proposes better policing practices, a restoration of oversight provision for some states in Voting Rights Act, reducing the prison population and making college more affordable. = A Black Lives Matter organizer in Charleston, called Sanders’ platform “a good effort.” = “What we want to do is mobilize some of the ground forces he has to align with Black Lives Matter….We absolutely want to advocate the placement of community oversight over police. Our first demand was a citizen review board, and we’re still without one here in Charleston. So we’re going to use whatever leverage we can get nationally to uplift that.” — d’Baha
BLACK LIVES SNUFFED OUT = Massacre at historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church + High profile police shootings in South Carolina of unarmed black men = One was shot in the back while running away