Steve Scalise responds to former DNC chair’s claim that Sanders supporters aren’t violent

Steve Scalise responds to former DNC chair’s claim that Sanders supporters aren’t violent
Keith Ellison (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Keith Ellison once again embarrasses himself.]

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise responded Thursday to Democratic Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison’s claim that supporters of Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are not violent.

“I have never seen [Bernie Sanders] supporters being unusually mean or rude,” Ellison said Wednesday.  “Can someone send me an example of a ‘Bernie Bro’ being bad.”

“I can think of an example,” Scalise responded. (RELATED: Bernie Sanders Has A Complicated History With Violent Rhetoric And Communist Regimes)

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Scalise was shot in 2017 by left-wing activist James T. Hodgkinson during practice for a Congressional baseball game. Hodgkinson was a staunch supporter of Sanders, and a volunteer on his 2016 presidential campaign.

After news broke of Hodgkinson’s support for Sanders, the senator disavowed Hodgkinson, calling his actions “despicable,” and saying that “violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society.”

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