April 30, 2015

Senator Bernie Sanders, who announced that he's running as a Democrat for president, joined Wolf Blitzer on CNN and reiterated his hatred for all things Citizens United. Wolf asked him if he would take money from a billionaire looking to support him and he vehemently said no. He then made a statement that we are see playing out right in front of us with Republican billionaires picking their politicians (Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio) to run for the presidency. It's been very off putting and disgusting to see these wealthy people pervert the democratic process.

Wolf: If there's a billionaire out there who wants to give you a ton of money, is that OK?

Bernie: I doubt that there is.

I' m not going to do a Super PAC, I'm not supportive of Super Pac

Frankly it is vulgar to me that we're having a war of billionaires. People did not fight and die to create a democratic system where it's a war between billionaires.

Americans did not create the start a revolution and write the Constitution so that a few billionaires could fight each other to determine the fate of America.

Amen, Bernie.

Can you help us out?

For 18 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.