After chaos in Nevada, is the Democratic Party headed toward a violent division? | The Tylt
It's official! This is one of the ugliest primaries in Democratic Party history. Chaos broke out at the Nevada Democratic Convention last weekend: Sanders supporters threw chairs, screamed obscenities at Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), and vandalized the party’s headquarters with pro-Sanders graffiti. The party chairwoman and her family were bombarded with hundreds of death threats after Sanders supporters posted her address and phone number online.
On Monday, Nevada’s Democratic Party filed a formal complaint accusing Sanders of inciting “actual violence” among his supporters at the convention. Sanders responded by issuing a statement regarding the fracas, which condemned any acts of violence, focused primarily on critiquing the Democratic Party leadership, as well as directly challenging the party's ethics, honesty, and system of rules.
With just two months to go before the convention, can the Democratic Party unite?
After his victory in Oregon last night, Sanders blamed his previous losses on closed primaries that don't allow nonparty members to vote, and called on the Democratic Party to "open the doors” and “let the people in.”
Democrats are increasingly worried that the disruption in Nevada will be repeated at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
What do you think: #DemsWillUnite or #DemsAreDoomed?
After chaos in Nevada, is the Democratic Party headed toward a violent division?
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