Pile on! Bernie makes staffers stay in hotel room to ensure it stays at 60 degrees

Pile on! Bernie makes staffers stay in hotel room to ensure it stays at 60 degrees
Bah humbug. Bernie Sanders campaigns in Nevada, in spite of rumored Russian support to his effort. CNN video

[Ed. – Maybe a few golden Oldies out there care if Bernie made himself available for Cold war-era Soviet propaganda.  But what will really be gripping for Millennials is his alleged insistence that his hotel rooms must remain at 60 degrees – even if someone has to stay in them (a Millennial, no doubt) when he’s not there, to prevent the thermostats from resetting to 72 or whatever is standard.  Courtesy of the New York Times once again.  Are you getting the message?  Don’t vote for Bernie!]

But Bernie’s hotel obsessiveness is even worse.

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The list, distributed to aides in his entourage and shared with hotel employees, stipulates that his room must be kept at an arctic 60 degrees. …

The morning before he was to arrive a hotel in Las Vegas, his staff summoned the hotel engineer to jury-rig the air-conditioner to the required temperature. …

Assigning someone to stand in a hotel room so the temperature is just right for Bernie sounds like the worst job in the world. But any job interacting with Bernie is the worst job in the world.

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