Biden calls out Sanders over supporters’ online behavior

Biden calls out Sanders over supporters’ online behavior

[Ed. – For a guy constantly threatening to beat the snot out of Donald Trump, he has little room to talk.]

Joe Biden said he doesn’t believe fellow Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders is doing enough to quell his fervent supporters’ “vicious, malicious” behavior online.

The former vice president was asked by NBC’s Chuck Todd whether Sanders bore any responsibility after a group of his supporters were accused of threatening members of Nevada’s powerful Culinary Workers Union for not supporting the Vermont senator’s “Medicare for All” proposal.

“He may not be responsible for it, but he has some accountability,” Biden said during the interview that will air on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. “If any of my supporters did that, I’d disown them. Flat disown them.”

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The tensions reached a boiling point on Friday when the union, which represents some 60,000 hospitality workers in Nevada, announced it would not be endorsing a candidate ahead of the state’s Democratic caucuses.

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