The Bernie DNC Walkout Was a Masterful Bit of Media Manipulation

Andy Cush · 07/26/16 08:42PM

As I sat down in the media tent across from the Wells Fargo Center to write this post, there were 40 or so Bernie Sanders delegates and other supporters in here with me, milling around and talking to the press, and a couple hundred more just outside. They had just staged a walkout from the Democratic National Convention, when Hillary Clinton was formally named the party’s nominee, and made their way here to demonstrate. But if you’ve been following the news from the DNC, you probably don’t need me to tell you that.

Watch Bernie Sanders's Delegate Brother Larry Sanders Emotionally Cast His Floor Vote For Bernie

Alex Pareene · 07/26/16 05:27PM

Larry Sanders is a Green Party politician in the UK, and a delegate with the Democrats Abroad delegation here at the DNC in Philadelphia. He’s also Bernie Sanders’s older brother. A few minutes ago, during the roll call of states, the delegation allowed him to personally deliver his vote to his little brother, which he did, after brief, emotional remarks about their parents, and how immensely proud they’d be. It was a nice moment.

California's Rowdy Bernie Crowd Might Get Loud Again Tonight 

Andy Cush · 07/26/16 04:43PM

Bernie-supporting delegates were out in full force during the Democratic National Convention speeches last night. Over the telecast, it was easy to hear boos and chants of “we can’t trust her” during pro-Hillary speeches. I wasn’t on the floor, but I’d heard that a small crowd of California delegates were delivering the loudest jeers. Bernie was even booed by a crowd of his own California supporters when he urged them to back Hillary. This afternoon, a few delegates from the state said they might deliver a similar protest tonight.

Angry Bernie Bros Aren't Going to Usher In The Donald Trump Regime

Andy Cush · 07/26/16 10:40AM

PHILADELPHIA—It was hot yesterday, and across the street from the Wells Fargo Center, where hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters had congregated to protest the Democratic National Convention happening inside, one could hear occasional horns and chanted slogans: “Bernie beats Trump,” “Bigots go home,” “Hell no, DNC/We won’t vote for Hillary.” One demonstrator’s sign depicted “Hillary Klingon, the neocon war candidate,” complete with photoshopped forehead ridges, and another had the phrase “BETRAYED US” scrawled under Sanders’s name, in reference to a speech he’d given in support of Clinton earlier in the day. We were not, in other words, in Clintonland.

Everything's Not Good 

Hamilton Nolan · 07/26/16 10:06AM

“And the sign says, you gotta have a membership card to get inside. Uh!” -Tesla

Sarah Silverman to "Bernie or Bust" Crowd: "You're Being Ridiculous"

Hudson Hongo · 07/25/16 08:55PM

After giving a speech endorsing Hillary Clinton as a Bernie Sanders supporter, comedian Sarah Silverman went off-script at the Democratic National Convention on Monday to tell chanting Sanders diehards in the crowd they were “being ridiculous.”

Welcome to Philly, America's Yellingest City

Alex Pareene · 07/25/16 05:42PM

PHILADELPHIA — All the Democrats had to do was have an uneventful, competently run convention. That’s it. Just four days where nothing horrible and embarrassing happened, with no ridiculous organizational fuckups or humiliating own goals.

Welcome to Philly

Ashley Feinberg · 07/25/16 10:20AM

PHILADELPHIA — Welcome to Day One of the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Hillary signs are sparse, the Bernie bros are in full bloom, and this Guy Fieri look-a-like is vaping up a storm.

The Bernie Sanders Meme Community Is Freaking the Fuck Out

Ashley Feinberg · 07/12/16 01:18PM

If there’s anything to be said about Bernie Sanders fans, it’s that they’ve handled the past year with the sort of sensitivity so rarely seen in politics today. And now that Bernie Sanders has finally conceded to Hillary Clinton, they’re responding with the same fair-minded thoughtfulness we’ve all come to know and love.

Man Still Yelling

Ashley Feinberg · 06/16/16 09:18PM

Tonight, in a live address streamed to supporters, Bernie Sanders announced that he was officially conce—hahaha, just kidding. Bernie Sanders will concede in hell.