Is all of Bernie Sanders’ talk of “revolution” going to his supporters’ heads?
Just days ago, the investigative outfit Project Veritas released an undercover video of Kyle Jurek, a field organizer for the Bernie Sanders campaign, spouting some vile rhetoric. Jurek mentioned “gulags” in reference to having Trump supporters “reeducated” after Bernie hypothetically wins the 2020 election. He also mentioned that riots would break out should Sanders be cheated out of the nomination, and that police could be specifically targeted during the violence.
News out of Iowa this week lends a bit more color commentary to Jurek’s character, however.
Kyle Jurek, a field organizer for Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) presidential campaign, was arrested just days before Project Veritas released undercover footage of the self-described “anarcho-communist” suggesting that Trump supporters require re-education in Soviet-style concentration camps.
Jurek was arrested on January 8 by Iowa state police, according to Polk County, Iowa, Sheriff’s Department. Jurek was charged with violation of probation, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to provide proof of financial liability, as well as operating while intoxicated — his second offense. The 38-year-old was previously arrested in September 2019 for possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a prescription drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jurek isn’t the first Sanders employee to make national headlines for their poor behavior.
In 2017, former Bernie Sanders Campaign Worker James T. Hodgkinson attempted to assassinate the entire GOP charity baseball team during a practice just outside of DC. Capitol police were able to intercept and lethally incapacitate Hodgkinson before he was able to kill anyone.
Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was badly injured in the fracas, and still walks with the assistance of a cane to this day.
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