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The life of Bernie Sanders

He just won the New Hampshire primary for the second time. This is the story of Bernie Sanders.

A democratic socialist

"I call myself a democratic socialist. At its core is a deep and abiding faith in the American people to peacefully and democratically enact the transformative change that will create shared prosperity, social equality and true freedom for all."

He’s a strong advocate for Medicare for all. Donald Trump called him "Crazy Bernie". Hillary Clinton said: "Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done." This is Bernie Sanders.

Bernie Sanders was born in 1941 in Brooklyn, NY, to Jewish immigrants from Poland and Russia

"My father came to this country at the age of 17 from Poland. He came to this country fleeing anti-Semitism and fleeing violence and fleeing terrible, terrible poverty. And he came here, and he never made a lot of money, but he was able to live a quality of life and raise his kids in a way that he never could have done from where he came."

His interest in politics

He said he became interested in politics at a young age after losing multiple relatives in the Holocaust. In 1958, he finished in third place in a race for student body president. By 21, both his parents had died. In 1963, he attended the March on Washington. At 22, he was arrested protesting against school segregation. In 1964, he received a degree in political science from the University of Chicago.

Career as a politician

In 1981, after winning by just 10 votes, he became the mayor of Burlington, Vermont — running as a democratic socialist. At 49, he became the first independent to be elected to Congress in 40 years. In 2007, he became a senator. In 2016, during the presidential campaign, he emphasizes his socialist views while facing Hillary Clinton. Since the election, he has repeatedly gone after Trump and his politics; Although, Trump hasn’t been his only target. On February 19, 2019, he started his second presidential campaign. In this campaign, Sanders’ principal policies are the Green New Deal, Medicare for all and reducing inequality for Americans.

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02/12/2020 4:04 AM
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147 comments

  • William G.
    10 hours

    His father came from a socialist country yet he is a socialist hmmmmm so he saying his father couldnt live in poland because of the country yet he want to bring socialism to united states...how that work for your father bernie lmao

  • Walter E.
    15 hours

    He is his own fruit cake.

  • Johnny P.
    21 hours

    Bolshevik Bernie

  • Bradley B.
    a day

    Bernie 🤮🤮🤮🤮

  • Rod W.
    a day

    Hey Bernie when you going to share some of your wealth. I've been taught not to ask someone else to do something that you want do yourself .

  • William C.
    a day

    Dammm that bernie buttlick is a higher idiot he will destroy the American way of life.

  • Owen H.
    a day

    Never will real Americans let someone like Bernie run it into the ground

  • Tony C.
    2 days

    Hey Bernie Mac do you know where you can go with that you go all the way until you can't go no more and that's where you go with that s***

  • John K.
    2 days

    Brain dead millennials and bankrupt people would want that sad 😎

  • Philip V.
    2 days

    Please read .... my woman is working in food service and going to college for medical billing and coding . Here comes Bernie saying if he is president her job is obsolete. Wow. What a waste of time , energy , money and effort . What a disappointment and future unemployment. We did nothing wrong but try to better ourselves and try to live the American dream . To provide for our child and ourselves. Now he states that he will take it away . My family's future and plans are gone ..........Then I look at all the doctors office, the hospitals. Clinics, and dental offices. That's a lot of people out of a job . This is a sad time ... not only that I posted on another group about this and someone said "then move to Europe " how American of him . I live in the USA . I was born here and so was my family and son . Why should we suffer and move and if so Who's going to pay us for that expense?

  • Martin D.
    2 days

    He’s a Jew that hates Jews

  • Gurinder S.
    2 days

    IF THE AMERICANS DON'T CHOOSE BERNIE SANDERS AS THEIR NEXT PRESIDENT, I WOULD THINK THAT THEY AREN'T CAPABLE OF CHOOSING THE RIGHT CANDIDATE FOR AS THERE LEADER IN THE WORLD BECAUSE AMERICA IS A BIG POWER AND IT'S PRESIDENT IS TAKEN PRETTY SINCERELY AND BERNIE SANDERS SEEMS LIKE HE'S GOT THE CONTROL OVER THINKING RATIONALLY AND ACTUALLY MAKE SOME IMPORTANT CHANGES IN THE WORLD FOR COMING GENERATIONS THANKS

  • Joseph H.
    2 days

    Says the racist antisemite

  • Ed H.
    2 days

    Don't you mean communism Bernie

  • Norman B.
    3 days

    He's got all the well fair states people that what everything free that is sosialismo

  • Andrew P.
    3 days

    You are a psychopath

  • Carlton E.
    3 days

    Bolshevik Bernie is a bum who never worked an honest day in his life and is a totally clueless communist with no workable ideas or talents to manage this country. Only an idiot would be dumb enough to vote for this fool.

  • Douglas J.
    3 days

    Communist at Large

  • Paul M.
    3 days

    He will never get in office

  • Allen P.
    3 days

    Says the socialist with 3 houses and a bunch of cars!