Politico: Bernie’s Troops Reject ‘Unity’ with Hillary

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Darren Samuelsohn, Burgess Everett, Daniel Strauss and Katie Glueck write at Politico:

PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders built a movement around challenging the Democratic machine, but it may not be his to lead anymore.

Now into a second day of protests in hot, sweaty Pennsylvania, agitated Sanders backers are infuriated with the Democratic Party after leaked emails show the establishment putting its finger on the scale for Hillary Clinton and damaging Sanders during this year’s highly-contested primaries.

The resignation of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has done little to ease their anger. Indeed, Sanders supporters described it as the least of their demands now.

“Getting thrown crumbs is not change,” said Amy Kaplan, a 60-year national park ranger and Sanders backer from Sausalito, California. “And the last 48 hours have been crumbs. It’s very patronizing. Like, are we idiots? That’s how they’re treating us. Like we’re idiots.”

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