Reactionary Democrats rabble Bernie Sanders for severe temperament politics

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Liberals have begun reprehension Bernie Sanders for severe temperament politics in a debate during a Berklee Performance Center in Boston on Sunday night.

When an assembly member asked him how she could turn a second Latina senator in U.S. history, Sanders pronounced her gender and ethnicity don’t entitle her to votes.

“I have to know either that Latina is going to mount adult with a operative category of this nation and is going to take on vast income interests,” Sanders said. “It is not good adequate for somebody to say, I’m a woman, opinion for me. No, that’s not good enough. What we need is a lady who has a courage to mount adult to Wall Street, to a word companies, to a drug companies, to a hoary fuel industry.”

“In other words, one of a struggles that you’re going to be saying in a Democratic Party is either we go over temperament politics,” he continued. “I consider it’s a step brazen in America if we have an African-American CEO of some vital corporation. But we know what, if that man is going to be shipping jobs out of this country, and exploiting his workers, it doesn’t meant a whole ruin of a lot either he’s black or white or Latino.”

Talking Points Memo published a news underneath a dubious headline, “Sanders Urges Supporters: Ditch Identity Politics and Embrace a Working Class.”

In a context of his response, Sanders wasn’t suggesting Democrats “ditch” temperament politics or apart category from race, though rather that category and competition concerns are linked.

As The New Republic’s Clio Chang noted in her critique of TPM’s piece, “Post-election, there have been attempts to order a left between those who support temperament politics and those who support category politics. But a dual are mostly inextricable, given a vast commission of minorities in a operative class.”

Despite pushback from triggered reactionaries, Sanders doubled down on his critique of temperament politics in a Medium letter on Tuesday.

“To consider of farrago quite in secular and gender terms is not sufficient,” he wrote. “Yes, we need some-more possibilities of diversity, though we also need candidates  —  no matter what competition or gender  —  to be fighters for a operative category and mount adult to a corporate powers who have so most energy over the mercantile lives.”

“Our rights and mercantile lives are intertwined,” he added. “Now, some-more than ever, we need a Democratic Party that is committed to fulfilling, not eviscerating, Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream of racial, social, and mercantile probity for all.”

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