Black lives don’t matter to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton — only black votes

Black lives don’t matter to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton — only black votes
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Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is running such a white campaign that he rushed to New York City the day after his New Hampshire win to have breakfast with Al Sharpton to buy, I mean beg, for the black vote.

Fresh off the heels of walloping Hillary by 22 per cent margin, one would think Sanders would take a moment to celebrate or head to the next primary state South Carolina to campaign. But ironically for the Democrat Party that professes diversity, Sanders is the whitest candidate running. He represents Vermont, one of the whitest states in the US; he won the New Hampshire primary, one of the whitest primaries (with over 90 per cent white population).

And yet Sanders needs the minority vote to win the Democrat nomination. About 44 per cent of Democrat voters aren’t white and Hillary’s leading Sanders in the minority vote by 40 per cent and has 9 out of every 10 black voters supporting her. The majority of Sanders supporters are, by contrast – you guessed it – white!

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