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The Schmooze

Did Bernie Sanders Say Something Very Confusing About The Elections?

Update: Sanders tweeted to clarify his comments on Thursday afternoon.

Here’s the Daily Beast tweet, including Sanders’ most controversial quote:

In that quote, Sanders describes people not wanting to vote for candidates on the basis of race, and calling those voters “not necessarily racist,” a comment that was taken as either naive or racist or both.

Read more about it here.

Jenny Singer is the deputy lifestyle editor for the Forward. You can reach her at or on Twitter @jeanvaljenny




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