WATCH: Speed Bag Hits Bernie Sanders in the Face During Boxing Session

Bernie Sanders
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Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders was widely ridiculed on Tuesday for a video showing him taking a swing at a boxing speed bag, only to have the bag fly back and hit him in the face.

Sanders, who will turn 78 next month, took on the speed bag at the Ali Center with unintentionally hilarious results.

The Big Lead joked that Bernie should not have led with his right when “when we all know he’s most comfortable attacking upward and from the left.”

But Bernie took slings and arrows from a long list of others:

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