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Belafonte said Sanders represents “a moral imperative” and a “certain kind of truth that’s not often evidenced in the course of politics.”
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Former NAACP president Ben Jealous explained the enormous differences between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton on this segment of The Rachel Maddow Show. Quoted in a Real Clear Politics transcript, here’s Mr. Jealous highlighting the stark contrast between both campaigns:
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I can’t explain it. It confounds me.
It comes down to the trio that MLK referred to as the triplets of evil: racism, militarism, and greed.
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When you take those with Hillary, it just gets confusing, confusing.
While most people forget Clinton’s call for more prisons in the 90s, Ben Jealous points out that Clinton “chaired the Children’s Defense Fund, but then in the 90s, the CDF came out with the ‘Super Predator’ theory which said there were some kids who were so sociopathic by age six months that they were beyond redemption.”.