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A phrase that brought controversy to the Democratic primaries
#DemocraticWhores
A festive crown for the winner
#ImWithHer

At a NY Bernie Sanders rally, physician and health care activist Paul Song referred to Hillary Clinton and politicians that are "beholden" to big corporations as "Democratic whores." Bernie Sanders repudiated the remarks the following day, but the hashtag #DemocraticWhores was already trending.

The Democratic primary started off very cordial compared to the GOP, but has taken a more fierce turn as of late. Many Hillary supporters have used #ImWithHer as a rallying cry for Hillary. That call is even more poignant with the gendered tone of the currently trending #DemocraticWhores.

So where do you stand? Is "#DemocraticWhores" a useful criticism? Do you think the Democratic party has a problem with corrupt politicians? 

Or should that term not even be thrown around - especially not in reference to Hillary? #ImWithHer

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A phrase that brought controversy to the Democratic primaries
#DemocraticWhores
#ImWithHer
#ImWithHer
Most people believe the attack wasn't on politicians in general, but specifically on Hillary.
#ImWithHer
#DemocraticWhores
Many people using the #DemocraticWhores hashtag aren't directing attacks specifically at Hillary, but a kind of politician. They point to Sander's consistent progressive record as an example of the type of politician they want.
#DemocraticWhores
FINAL RESULTS
A phrase that brought controversy to the Democratic primaries
#DemocraticWhores
A festive crown for the winner
#ImWithHer
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