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Bernie Sanders Rescinds Endorsement for ‘Young Turks’ Host Cenk Uygar Over Sexist Comments

The #MeToo mob has come for Uygar!

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was forced to rescind his endorsement for Cenk Uygar of The Young Turks on Friday following the discovery of sexist comments that Uygar has made in the past.

Uygar, a progressive figure who has hosted his online news and commentary show for years, is running for California’s 25th Congressional seat that was abdicated by disgraced harlot Katie Hill, who recently resigned due to inappropriate sexual relationships with staffers. Sanders was quick to endorse Uygar, who has been influential in the rise of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to national prominence.

“I’m endorsing Cenk because I know he will serve ordinary people, not powerful special interests,” Sanders said on Thursday, in a statement that was promoted heavily by Uygur’s campaign. “He is a voice that we desperately need in Congress and will be a great representative for CA-25 and the country.”

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But just one day later, Sanders retracted his endorsement after women’s groups highlighted comments Uygar made about the fairer sex before he became a public figure. Uygar once complained that “the genes of women are flawed” because he could not find a woman willing to have sex with him while he was staying in Miami. He also said that he would legalize beastiality if he were ever made a globalist dictator.

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On Friday afternoon, Sanders threw Uygar under the bus and formally retracted his endorsement.

“As I said yesterday, Cenk has been a longtime fighter against the corrupt forces in our politics,” Sanders said in a statement. “However, our movement is bigger than any one person. I hear my grassroots supporters who were frustrated and understand their concerns. Cenk today said he is rejecting all endorsements for his campaign, and I retract my endorsement.”

Uygur claimed without evidence that “corporations, lobbyists, and special interest groups” were behind the pressure campaign to get Sanders to rescind his endorsement. Uygar said that he will no longer be taking any endorsements in lieu of this monumental embarrassment for his campaign.

“That’s why I have decided that I will not be accepting any endorsements… The only endorsements I’ll be accepting going forward is that of the voters,” he said.

In reality, it was the social justice warriors of the authoritarian Left that came after Uygar for his wrongthink. The California Women’s List, a feminist group that fundraises for Democratic candidates across the Golden State, led the way to pressure Sanders into disavowing Uygar.

“California Women’s List is disappointed in Senator Sanders’ endorsement of Cenk Uygur, a candidate who has repeatedly used misogynistic, racist, and homophobic language,” said Emily Zahn, who works as board president of California Women’s List.

“This endorsement appears to go against Senator Sanders’ platform and role as a leader in the progressive movement,” she added.

The harpies at the National Organization for Women (NOW) also got on Sanders’ case over his support for Uygar.

“If Bernie Sanders is a real progressive—he will disavow Cenk Uygur immediately,” the Hollywood chapter of NOW told the Daily Beast, adding that Uygur’s remarks about women are “both disturbing and disqualifying.”

“If Bernie Sanders expects to get the support of women in his campaign for the White House in 2020, he needs to start prioritizing them in his race by taking back his endorsement of known misogynist Cenk Uygur,” they added.

Uygar has promoted progressive politics and political correctness for years, but now he is on the receiving end of the witch hunt. He has resorted to shameless groveling, begging the mob for forgiveness for his past thought crimes.

“The announcement of my candidacy has again brought up remarks I made over the years that do not reflect who I am today or what I believe,” Uygur said in a statement. “Those comments were and are offensive and ignorant. I deeply regret making them and I apologize for the pain they have caused.”

Ugyar will not likely receive any forgiveness from the ‘woke’ Left now that they smell blood in the water. His Congressional chances are not looking good for the special election scheduled to take place on March 3, 2020.

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Congress Uses Fake Russia-Taliban Report as Excuse to Keep U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

Another victory for the war party.

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Democrats are seizing upon a fake news report alleging that Russia has funded Taliban mercenaries to kill U.S. soldiers in order to make it more difficult for troops to be pulled from Afghanistan, thus undermining President Trump’s foreign policy agenda.

The House Armed Services Committee voted on Wednesday to make it more difficult for Trump to pull troops out of Afghanistan. It would force several certifications to be met before Trump could bring troops home. Republicans in the committee joined the Democrats to undermine Trump with the approval of this National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendment.

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), the neoconservative who supports Bush-era globalism, said the measure “lays out, in a very responsible level of specificity, what is going to be required if we are going to in fact make decisions about troop levels based on conditions on the ground and based on what’s required for our own security, not based on political timelines.” It was approved by a 45-11 vote.

The amendment requires an assessment to determine whether or not “state actors have provided any incentives to the Taliban, their affiliates, or other foreign terrorist organizations for attacks against United States, coalition, or Afghan security forces or civilians in Afghanistan in the last two years, including the details of any attacks believed to have been connected with such incentives” before troops can be removed from the country.

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Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) bragged about how the measure will make sure the U.S. does not leave the region and more American lives are put in jeopardy for a war effort that is largely recognized to be a lost cause.

“There’s been bipartisan criticism of what a weak deal [Trump] got with the Taliban, a deal that is already falling apart,” Moulton said. “Now we learned that he was making this deal at the same time as there were bounties on the heads of American troops, American sons and daughters. We clearly need more oversight over what the president is doing in Afghanistan.”

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), who is the most eloquent voice for an “America First” foreign policy in the House, opposed the measure because of its obvious implications against peace.

“A great nation does not force the next generation to fight their wars, and that’s what we’ve done in Afghanistan,” Gaetz said. “I think the best day to have not had the war in Afghanistan was when we started it, and the next best day is tomorrow.

“I don’t think there’s ever a bad day to end the war in Afghanistan,” he added. “Our generation is weary of this and tired of this.”

The defense industry is pushing the Russia bogeyman yet again, in order to create xenophobic outrage and a pretense to keep troops occupying in the region. The Pentagon has reported that Russia is trying to expedite the removal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, but they are painting this news as if it is a bad thing.

“As of February, the Russian government was working with the central government, regional countries, and the Taliban to gain increased influence in Afghanistan, expedite a U.S. military withdrawal, and address security challenges that might arise from a withdrawal,” a report from the Pentagon said.

“Russia has politically supported the Taliban to cultivate influence with the group, limit the Western military presence, and encourage counter ISIS operations, although Russia publicly denies their involvement,” they added.

The political establishment, including the military-industrial complex, is pulling out all the stops to sabotage President Trump and deprive him of achieving his goals before November’s election.

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