Thursday, May 11, 2017

QUICK REMINDER THAT BERNIE SANDERS SAID HE WAS PROUD THAT KISSINGER WAS NOT HIS FRIEND AND WOULD NOT TAKE ADVICE FROM HIM

Meanwhile, Bomber Trump is advised by, has "tremendous respect" for, and says that it is "an honour" to sit next to establishment insider war criminal Henry Kissinger...

Bernie Sanders's indignation at Clinton's embrace of Kissinger in Thursday night's debate is the indignation of a generation of Democrats who loathed Nixon and Kissinger with every fiber of their being. This isn't a group that's inclined to back Sanders, incidentally; one of the only demographic groups Clinton won in New Hampshire was boomers. But Sanders's thoughts on Kissinger clearly don't stem from political calculations.

"I am proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend," Sanders said angrily, when he raised the issue in the debate. "I will not take advice from Henry Kissinger." Clinton replied by asking Sanders from whom he would take advice. "Well, it ain't Henry Kissinger, that's for sure," he replied.

"That's fine," said Clinton. "That's fine." The audience laughed.

[source : Why Bernie Sanders sees Henry Kissinger’s controversial history as an asset, Washington Post, https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/02/12/why-bernie-sanders-just-brought-up-hillary-clintons-ties-to-henry-kissinger/, 12th February 2016]

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