Clinton and Sanders Supporters Clash in Nevada… The Race Just Got Easier for Trump
Democrats Gone Wild in Nevada
For months now, Donald Trump has been untouchable in the Republican primary. I bet Hillary Clinton wishes she could say the same on the Democratic side, but it is a mess right now…
The Nevada State Convention last weekend showed a Democratic Party littered with chaos and corruption. Things got so rowdy that the hotel was forced to shut it down. (Source: “The Facts about the Nevada Democratic State Convention on Saturday,” Nevada State Democrats blog, May 16, 2016.)
Let’s just say the night ended with ambulances. Someone was even carried out on a stretcher after Clinton and Sanders supporters clashed inside.
So what happened? Well, like Donald Trump has been saying for weeks, Bernie Sanders is not getting a fair shake in this election. Hillary Clinton supporters exploited loopholes in Nevada’s voting rules in order to win the final vote count.
Bernie Sanders is being treated very badly by the Dems. The system is rigged against him. He should run as an independent! Run Bernie, run.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 16, 2016
Clinton walked away with a victory on Saturday, but the entire country got to see how she did it. State party officials were clearly biased against the Sanders team.
They ignored calls for a recount, shut off the conference lights, and turned the music louder to drown out protests. Some Clinton fanatics may argue the difference doesn’t matter—after all, Hillary is up by more than 200 delegates, so what is the difference?
The difference is that Hillary Clinton gets a few more delegates from Nevada than she should and elections have been decided on less. It’s fundamentally unfair.
It’s also a little pathetic. Clinton is a former first lady, an ex-senator from New York, and a former secretary of state. She also has the entire Democratic establishment in her pocket. Why is she struggling to win against a 74-year-old socialist?
By all accounts, Clinton should have had this race sown up months ago. Her only competition was a self-proclaimed socialist with no allies in the Democratic establishment.
Any half-decent politician would have made mincemeat of Sanders, but Clinton has a huge problem that she can’t seem to overcome—nobody likes her.
Meanwhile, look at Donald Trump. He vanquished 16 rivals for the Republican nomination and now, even his former enemies are willing to pay him homage.
John McCain, Megyn Kelly, Chris Christie—they all came back to Trump. That’s what leadership looks like and it’s why Trump is going to win the general election by a landslide.
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