Reporters grill Bernie: Is it sexist to stay in the race against Hillary?

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Published by: Robert Laurie on Tuesday June 07th, 2016

Poor Hillary...always a victim.

Reporters (who only want unbiased truth and are totally not in the tank for Hillary) are worried.  Something is amiss in Democrat-land.  Bernie Sanders is still in the race and - wait for it - he's a man. Hillary, on the other hand, is a woman. So, clearly, there's some sort of "ism" at work here.  

No, it's not socialism.  They're both socialists.  It's one of the other "isms."

The press wants to know if Bernie Sanders is sexist for staying in the race, so they decided to grill him.  Bernie actually handles the question really well.

First, as someone argues in the comments below that tweet; why is it sexist to say Hillary stinks, but it's not anti-Semitic to say Bernie should drop out? Until Hillary takes office, it's still a free country. Bernie has every right to stay in the race as long as he likes, and no, it has nothing to do with his opponent's gender.  If he thinks he's the better choice, by all means he should keep fighting.  

Second; once again we see that Hillary has no real reason to be the nominee.  The reporters aren't hammering Bernie over Hillary's qualifications - because she has none.  All she's got is her status as a victim.  She's a victim of the vast right wing conspiracy, she's a victim of political harassment, she's a victim of misunderstanding, and she's a victim of sexism.  

In fact, if Hillary didn't have a victim card to play, I'd argue she'd have no cards at all.  The only reason she's still in the race is that her coronation was arranged in advance.  If the DNC hadn't decided it was "her turn," there's no way she could ever have gotten this far.

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