The DNC’s reputation is still in shambles after their collusion with Hillary Clinton in 2016 was revealed by the work of Wikileaks.
Clinton would go on to easily win the nomination 4 years ago, but get trounced by Donald Trump in the general election. Many blame the primary rigging revelations for this, as supporters of rival candidate Bernie Sanders wholly abandoned the Democratic Party on account of this corruption.
Now, in 2020, it appears as though the fix is in yet again, as the DNC begins to adjust their debate rules in favor of candidates who are not Senators from Vermont.
A small group of Democratic National Committee members has privately begun gauging support for a plan to potentially weaken Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign and head off a brokered convention.
In conversations on the sidelines of a DNC executive committee meeting and in telephone calls and texts in recent days, about a half-dozen members have discussed the possibility of a policy reversal to ensure that so-called superdelegates can vote on the first ballot at the party’s national convention. Such a move would increase the influence of DNC members, members of Congress and other top party officials, who now must wait until the second ballot to have their say if the convention is contested.
This time, the reaction from Camp Sanders may not be as benign as simple abandonment.
Several supporters of the democratic socialist have intimated that they would be amendable to committing violent acts in retaliation to any perceived cheating that costs Bernie the spot on the ballot.
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