On March 31, 2016 — about a 15-minute drive south from Hillary Clinton's mansion in Chappaqua, New York — a large group of Bernie Sanders supporters were camped outside SUNY Purchase College in Westchester County where Clinton was about to hold a pep rally. She had about 500 of her supporters at the college campus rally.
Meanwhile, about 30 miles further south, Bernie Sanders held a campaign rally at St. Mary’s Park in the Bronx, where about 15,000 of his supporters showed up. See the video at the bottom of this post. (Update: It was reported on MSNBC that it was 18,500 people.)
Maestro, some music please...
During her usual cookie-cutter platitudes, a small group of approximately 20 college students interrupted Clinton's campaign speech when she was at one of the most contrived parts of her "sad segment" lecture. The young demonstrators began chanting, "If she wins, we lose. If she wins, we lose" — and then "Bernie! Bernie!"
MSNBC had reported the college protesters as "hecklers".
Then as Clinton laughed them off, her supporters began counter-chanting, "I'm with her! I'm with her! I'm with her!"
As the peaceful protestors were leaving, Clinton unleashed a tirade of visceral contempt and disdain at the young people as she turned visibly angry and began shouting at them: "I have earned 9 million votes in this election already! I have one million more votes than Donald Trump! And I have 2½ million more votes than Bernie Sanders!"
Then her supporters began chanting, "Hillary! Hillary! Hillary!"
That's when Clinton began to chastised the protesters in a condescending and mocking tone for not wanting to listen to her usual campaign excrement of cattle: "What I regret is, they don't want to hear the contrasts between MY experience, MY plans, MY vision — what I know I can get done, and what my opponent is promising!"
Of course, Bernie Sanders has never "promised" anybody anything; he only offers the American people hope by thinking big and outside the box. Hillary offers nothing but empty rhetoric, lies and more of the same stale "ideas" and failed "plans" — the same ole, same ole that we've had for decades.
But yet Clinton, her surrogates, her wealthy campaign donors, her media shills and her political hacks always falsely claim that Bernie Sanders is always making promises that he can't keep — like a typical establishment politician usually does when pandering for votes.
What Bernie usually says is, that as a "President Sanders", he can't do anything alone, and that it would take a grassroots movement of millions of people to create a political revolution to change America and make the economy work for everyone, and not just for a handful of billionaires.
Also, after her pathetic rally, a very frustrated Clinton had also lost her limited patience with a Greenpeace activist, who had asked Clinton whether she'd reject any future fossil fuel money moving forward. While pointing her finger into the activist's face (Eva Resnick-Day), a very angry Clinton screamed: "I am so sick — I am so sick of the Sanders campaign lying about me. I'm sick of it!"
It might appear that the pressure of the presidential campaign, her falling numbers in the polls, and Bernie Sanders latest landslide victories in several States — all combined — may have taken a toll on a worn-down Clinton, because lately, she appears as though she's been coming unglued.
But there was one positive side, as Clinton’s campaign event did hold some nostalgia for the former first lady and Secretary of State, who had formally launched her Senate campaign on the SUNY Purchase College campus back in February 2000 (See my post: Hillary Clinton's New York Campaign Scandal)
But judging by her angry display yesterday, she definitely seems like she's Feeling the Bern.
Here is Bernie Sanders's rally in South Bronx, New York. Just when you thought a Bernie Sanders rally couldn't get any better, then it does. Rosario Dawson opened with an awesome speech (she made laugh and made me cry); and then she introduced Spike Lee (who just made me laugh). Then a Puerto Rican musician (René Pérez "Residente" of "Calle 13") came on (who was awesome too), who then introduced Bernie, our next president.