Without citing evidence, Bernie Sanders calls president of the United States ‘a racist’ on MLK Day

By Molly Prince

Potential Democratic presidential nominees Sens. Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders both began Martin Luther King Jr. Day at a historic black church that King was slated to visit in the spring of 1968.

Booker and Sanders joined religious leaders in Columbia, South Carolina’s Zion Baptist Church for a prayer service on Monday morning, followed by a the NCAAP’s annual march to the State House, where they addressed a crowd with back-to-back speeches.

“We’re dissatisfied that we live in a society that’s getting seduced by celebrity and forget that significance is more important than celebrity and purpose is more important than popularity, that we cannot be a nation that loves power more than it loves people. We are dissatisfied,” Booker told the crowd. “This is not a time for us to rest in our country, the work is not done, the dream still demands, the call of our country is still loud, and the question is — are we dissatisfied?”

The theme of the 2019 King Day rally is “Education First: Illuminating the Path to Change.” The South Carolina NCAAP told Politico that Booker was asked to speak at the rally because of his past education advocacy; unlike the majority of congressional Democrats, Booker is an advocate of charter schools.

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Conversely, Sanders, who opposes what he refers to as “privately controlled charter school,” decided to stay away from the topic of education. Rather, he focused on President Donald Trump and racism within America.

“Today, we talk about justice and today we talk about racism,” Sanders said. “I must tell you, it gives me no pleasure to tell you that we now have a president of the United States who is a racist … We have a president intentionally, purposefully, is trying to divide us up by the color of our skin, by our gender, by the country we came from, by our religion.”

The trip marks the first appearance of 2019 for both Booker and Sanders in the palmetto state. South Carolina is the first southern state to vote during primary season.

While neither senator has officially announced a 2020 presidential run, both have revealed that they are mulling over launching a bid for the presidency.

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14 thoughts on “Without citing evidence, Bernie Sanders calls president of the United States ‘a racist’ on MLK Day

  1. Just goes to show ya what a piece of disingenuous person he is. The Dems have notoriously racist. they fought the civil right bill, the communist party Bernie’s friends didn’t like “colored” people. Wasn’t the beloved Dem from West Virginia Robert Byrd a grand master of the KKK?
    Our president has received more awards form black organizations including Al sharpton and Jessie Jackson – oh yeah before he became president.
    He has a total lack of honesty or integrity!

    • “Hillary’s America: The_Secret_History_of_the_Democratic_Party”
      D’Souza’s 2016 film contains a clip of HRC getting a big smooch from Byrd, as she sucks up to him seeking support.

      The one good thing Jackson accomplished (“I killed The Bank”, his dying words) was negated in 1913 by another Democrat -Wilson- with the Jekyll Island creature of the Federal Reserve banking system under which we now endure continual interest accruing debt to the central banksters for the “money” they create from thin air to loan to us.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQ0MjngaY44

      https://www.amazon.com/Hillarys-America-Digital-Dinesh-DSouza/dp/B01JH4FXRO

      A similar film for the 2020 circus would be a major undertaking, given the players involved.

    • “Hillary’s America: The_Secret_History_of_the_Democratic_Party”
      D’Souza’s 2016 film contains a clip of HRC getting a big smooch from Byrd.

      The one good thing Jackson accomplished (“I killed The Bank”, his dying words) was negated in 1913 by another Democrat -Wilson- with the Jekyll Island creature of the Federal Reserve banking system under which we now endure continual interest accruing debt to the central banksters for the “money” they create from thin air to loan to us.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQ0MjngaY44

      https://www.amazon.com/Hillarys-America-Digital-Dinesh-DSouza/dp/B01JH4FXRO

      A similar film for the 2020 circus would be a major undertaking, given the players involved.

  2. Sanders is the little putz who’s pizzing on yer shoe, claiming it’s raining, and the bartender is handing out free umbrellas.

    He needs a good hard slap in the ballot box.

  3. President Trump has done more in increase the quality of life for all people of color than the last three presidents. It’s so sad and frightening that so many people (especially young people) actually give him any credibility.

  4. Bernie is a favorite puppet of the big public education monopoly, he loves the promised votes and campaign cash the big union promises. Bernie Sanders, bought and paid for.

  5. Socialist Sanders, should hand his head in shame, but we all know he has no shame !!

    This blowhard is just posturing for his 2020 run and playing to his Leftist crowd. So Bernie
    thinks the President is a racist, apparently, he doesn’t know the number of Blacks that the
    President has hired both in his personal & political life………..

    What are Sanders numbers when hiring Blacks probable like his career in passing bills ….Zero

    Vermont what’s Bernie doing for the State when he’s off promoting his run for 2020 ??????

    SUCKERS !!

  6. Sanders is an idiot. Trump has more blacks in his administration than Obama ever did and to have the gall to say that we are being seduced by celebrities. Where do you think that the bulk of all the support these socialist/liberals get their donations from? CELEBRITIES
    Open your eyes people. Bernie and the rest of his cohorts need to go..

  7. The man is shameful. But coming from a misogynist it is not surprising. Bernie has his standards, and they are all low.

  8. Has Bernie ever worked in the private sector or just been a mooch off the public all his life?

  9. I guess record Black and Latino employment and a 400% increase in small buessnes owned by Blacks is racist?

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