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Bernie’s Plea to Let Delegates Decide Nominee Not Shared by Other Candidates

Throw some more wood on the conspiratorial fire, why don’t you?

Judging by what the nation has endured thus far in the 2020 race, there is no doubt that the Democratic National Convention is going to get messy…especially with Bernie Sanders carrying a resounding lead into Nevada.

Sanders was cheated out of the nomination back in 2016 by Hillary Clinton and the DNC, as revealed by whistleblower website Wikileaks.  This caused a great many of the Democrats’ young voters to turn away from the party in the general election, paving the way for Donald Trump to ease into the Oval Office.

Now, those same supporters are wary of a number of possible attempts to usurp their candidate in 2020, and last night’s debate certainly didn’t provide any extra confidence in the Party’s attempts at parity.

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Moderator Chuck Todd asked the candidates on the Las Vegas debate stage, “Should the person with the most delegates at the end of this primary season be the nominee, even if they are short of a majority?”

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“There’s a very good chance none of you are going to have enough delegates to the Democratic National Convention to clench this nomination, OK?” Todd noted as he set up the question.

Here’s where things take a turn:

“Whatever the rules of the Democratic Party are, they should be followed,” Michael Bloomberg (D) said.

“But a convention working its will means that people have the delegates that are pledged to them and they keep those delegates until you come to the convention,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) declared.

“Play by the rule,” Joe Biden (D) said, adding, “Let the process work its way out.”

Pete Buttigieg (D) said the leading candidate should not get the nomination “until there’s a majority,” and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) followed her competitors in the call to “let the process work.”

Sanders adamantly disagreed.

“Well, the process includes 500 super delegates on the second ballot. So I think that the will of the people should prevail, yes. The person who has the most votes should become the nominee,” he said.

Bernie would go on to reiterate that point with a tweet on Thursday:

Something tells us that it won’t be that simple come summer.

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