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"Money in Politics for Me, but Not for Thee" -- More Leftist Hypocrisy

In this week's Liberty Update, we highlight the ironic absurdity of the "authentic" label constantly applied to 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, as his long career exposes him as perhaps the least authentic candidate of all.  His behavior simply doesn't match his professed beliefs, including on so-called "campaign finance reform" laws (which violate Americans' First Amendment rights).

In that vein, The Washington Post today highlights how the powerful Service Employees International Union (SEIU), perhaps the most powerful labor union of all, plans on spending a whopping $150 million - a record amount - to elect Democrats in November:

The Service Employees International Union plans to spend $150 million this year to get out the vote for Democrats…[more]

February 28, 2020 • 12:01 pm

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How Can Bernie Sanders Happen in America
By David Harsanyi
Friday, February 28 2020
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"With the revelation that superdelegates and party officials may stop Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Democratic convention this July should he only have a plurality of delegates, candidates trailing in the primary race are more incentivized to continue their campaigns, which helps Bernie even more as he plows ahead to cement an insurmountable delegate lead over a divided field.Everyone is afraid of Sanders…[more]
 
 
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