Journalists Hit Sanders For Comments About How ‘Lots of White Folks’ Voted

Washington Free Beacon | 11/9/2018 | Jeffrey Cimmino
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BY: Jeffrey Cimmino

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) took heat from journalists this week for comments about how race may have impacted white voters' decisions in Tuesday's midterm elections.

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Speaking about white voters' attitude towards black gubernatorial candidates Andrew Gillum of Florida and Stacey Abrams of Georgia, Sanders told The Daily Beast, "I think you know there are a lot of white folks out there who are not necessarily racist who felt uncomfortable for the first time in their lives about whether or not they wanted to vote for an African-American."

Sanders' statement was criticized by members of the media, the Burlington Free Press reports. They pointed out Sanders was effectively saying white voters were racist...
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