Discussion: John Lewis On Sanders' Civil Rights Record: 'I Never Saw Him'

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Sanders on race: “Why some of my best friends … don’t seem
to know me.”

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Picture evidence of Rep. Lewis and Bernie at the Selma bridge together:

https://thesystemsscientist.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/bernie-sanders-50th-anniversary-selma-march.jpg

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That pic is from 2014 not the sixties.

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John Lewis is a great man and a boob!

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Your not a great person and your a boob, what’s your point?

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I guess Sanders needed to kiss John Lewis’ ring. Or something else.

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Pretty sure it was snark.

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Stop it. John Lewis is a great man, PERIOD.

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Bernie Sanders voted for the '94 crime bill.

Edit to add:

Bernie Sanders voted for the '94 crime bill.
Bernie Sanders voted for the '94 crime bill.
Bernie Sanders voted for the '94 crime bill.
Bernie Sanders voted for the '94 crime bill.
etc.

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Ah, yes, so now along with Gloria Steinen, Paul Krugman, Planned Parenthood, and the Human Rights Campaign, John Lewis shall be sacrificed to the purity gods as well.

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Here comes the Clinton smear machine.

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First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Mahatma Gandhi

FU John Lewis

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well thats how Clinton works.

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Wow, major swing and a miss on that one

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On behalf of John Lewis, Right Back at You!

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So is this part of the campaign where the Sanders camp tries to dismiss John Lewis’ record on civil rights in order to over-inflate his own?

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inorite? John Lewis is part of the establishment. Why doesn’t Hillary just quit? She was first lady when she single-handedly built the prison industrial complex.

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Rep. John Lewis commits politics, systems collapse on a global scale.

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This celebration of an historic event. was a photo op for a lot of people. It was NOT the in-the-trenches work for civil rights back in the day, when Lewis got his head cracked open by racists. Big diff.

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