According to a report from the Washington Free Beacon, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders claimed that Russian trolls may have been responsible for online attacks against members of Nevada’s Culinary Union.
Sanders believed that “It’s not thinkable” his supporters would harass union leaders, Sanders stated during last Wednesday’s Democrat debate in Las Vegas.
“Not being too paranoid, all of us remember 2016. And what we remember is efforts by Russians and others to try to interfere in our election and divide us up,” Sanders said during the debate. “I’m not saying that’s happening. But it would not shock me. I saw some of those tweets regarding the Culinary Workers union.”
“I have a 30 year, 100 percent pro-union voting record,” Sanders stated. “You think I would support or anybody who supports me would be attacking union leaders? It’s not thinkable.”
Sanders disavowed any attacks on union leaders and noted that members of his campaign have been subjects of online harassment.
“If there are a few people who make ugly remarks, who attack trade union leaders, I disown those people, they are not part of our movement,” he remarked.
Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg put Sanders on the spot asking him why so many attacks seemingly come from his backers.
“At a certain point you’ve got to ask yourself, why did this pattern arise? Why is it especially the case among your supporters?” Buttigieg inquired.
“I don’t think it is especially the case,” Sanders responded.
According to Culinary Workers union officials, they received threatening phone calls and messages after they disseminated unions flyers criticizing Sanders’s Medicare for All program.
White Pill: Montana House Moves Constitutional Carry Bill Forward
Constitutional Carry is one ray of hope for the Right.
On January 20, 2021, the Montana House of Representatives passed Constitutional Carry legislation, HB102.
Weingarten provided some context to the significance of this bill’s progress:
The bill is the accumulation of a decade and a half of struggle against Democrat Governors, who have repeatedly vetoed reform legislation passed with large majorities in the legislature. Numerous sections in the bill show the Montana legislature has learned the lesson from other states as they restore the right to keep and bear arms.
Montana’s Senate is made up of 31 Republicans and 19 Democrats and Governor Greg Gianforte is a Republican, so the passage of this bill augurs well. If passed, HB102 would make Montana the 17th Constitutional Carry state.
Montana is already a very gun-friendly state, and represents a low-hanging fruit for Second Amendment activists to tap into.
Constitutional Carry has been one of the most successful movements on the Right over the past twenty years. It’s easy to complain about the corrupt status quo, but there are still plenty of ways right-wingers can score victories. Constitutional Carry is one of them.
It would behoove the Right to analyze existing trends and build off movements that are already producing results. There’s no need to embark on quixotic campaigns that end up being total fools’ errands. Find what’s already working and run with it.
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