Bernie and Booker Call Trump Racist Who Loves Power

January 22, 2019
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The state capitol held a Martin Luther King Jr. Day rally in honor of Dr. King on the holiday named after him.

Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders were among the speakers at the event, and both took two very different approaches Monday as the spoke to the masses, primarily composed of blacks.

Bernie Sanders said during his speech at the MLK rally,

“We have a president of the United States who has done something that no other president in modern history has done. What a president is supposed to do is to bring us together. And we have a president [who] intentionally, purposely, is trying to divide us up by the color of our skin, by our gender, by the country we came from, by our religion.”

“It gives me no pleasure to tell you that we now have a president of the United States who is a racist.”

Cory Booker has the following to say,

“We live in a society that’s getting seduced by celebrity and forgets that significance is more important than celebrity, that purpose is more important than popularity, that we cannot be a nation that loves power more than it loves people. We are dissatisfied. This is not a time for us to rest in our country. The work is not done.”

According to Politico,

Democratic state Rep. Jerry Govan said Monday’s appearance was easier for Booker but more important for Sanders, who held more public events and is staying in the state longer than his Senate colleague.

“I think both of their messages struck a chord with the audience,” said Govan, chairman of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus. “I think both of them were well received. I think it’s too early on to say whether there was a winner or a loser because I think both of them were winners based on the simple fact that they showed up. I know that I appreciated hearing from them both.”

If he runs for president for a second time, Sanders will need to do a better job winning over black voters in the state after his dismal performance here in 2016. He won only 26 percent of the vote in the South Carolina primary, a weakness that went on to be repeated across the South.

Neither of the two has come forward and announced that they’re tossing their hat in the ring and giving the 2020 election a run, but both are expected to do so.

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