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Bernie Sanders Blasted Elijah Cummings’
District as a ‘Third World Country’

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Posted By: Imright, 7/28/2019 5:04:45 PM

Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Sunday he thinks it’s “unbelievable” that President Trump “attacks American cities” when asked about Trump’s tweet calling Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings’ Baltimore district a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.”However, Sanders sounded a different tune in 2015 when he likened Cummings’ West Baltimore district to a “Third World country.”“Anyone who took the walk that we took around this neighborhood would not think you’re in a wealthy nation. You would think that you were in a Third World country,” Sanders said during a tour of the city in the aftermath of riots over the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JrSample 7/28/2019 5:32:09 PM (No. 136482)
That's because what Bernie Sanders said was true. Even a broken clock is right twice a day.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 7/28/2019 5:46:22 PM (No. 136489)
This district includes the worst of the worst and people in the high end part of northern Baltimore County that have nothing in common with Elijah's voters. But Dems draw the district maps so it can't be gerrymandering. Over half the district has nothing in common with the 'voters' the polls get held open for so Elijah can see how many more 'votes' he needs.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 7/28/2019 6:00:38 PM (No. 136496)
But that was Bernie Sanders. He’s a nobody (a quasi Democrat). This time it was the President of the United States, a Republican, whom Elijah is trying desperately to bring down while keeping most of his fingers in the dike to prevent his scandals and those of his wife from engulfing and destroying his newfound power. Meanwhile Elijah is on a walker (gout?) and looking rather peaked.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone 7/28/2019 6:06:22 PM (No. 136501)
The big problem in those so-called dark age Congressional Districts like the one that Cummings is supposed to be representing, is that the majority of the constituency there would never know that they are living in a crap hole place if some nonpolitically correct politician like President Trump did not tell them so, and that it is time to clean the place up and join the rest of the country in the modern era. The leftist and liberal Democrats would never tell their constituents anything like that, as they want to those places to remain growing crap hole communities so that they can keep getting elected there. That was clearly evident by the content of the news conferences that local Democrats politicians in Baltimore started having touting the place as just another great American city. When Trump goes on the attack against some specific Democrat politician it is usually in response to what the Democrat did or said. In this instance Trump did not like the fact that Cummings tried to bully and screamed at the acting head of Homeland Security who was testifying before Cummings and his congressional committee concerning the out of control situation along the borderline. Obviously Cummings and the leftist and liberal Democrats have been sabotaging in every way possible Trump’s efforts to build an effective borderline barrier and to effectively secure the borderline. The Democrats absolutely do not want the borderline made secure, as the current Democrat agenda on the borderline now is to do everything possible to encourage massive non-White immigration into the USA, both illegally or legally, in order to overthrow the current voter demographics in as much of the country to their favor, keeping them in permanent political power by transforming the USA into a minority-majority country. Clearly it is the Democrats who are supporting a race based political agenda.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/28/2019 6:32:40 PM (No. 136520)
Sorry 4 I have to disagree. There are plenty of third world crap holes where the locals don't realize that life can be better but Cummings constituents all have smart phones and MTV. They see the glitter. They're just choked up that there's no easy way out so they'll let Elijah tell them that he is the light and the way and the Lord. If he'd only work to provide schools … oops then they'd get educated and kill his game.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: chase9365 7/28/2019 6:52:23 PM (No. 136540)
Oh snap! It really hurts when your own words come back to bite you in the a$$! Love it!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone 7/28/2019 10:34:38 PM (No. 136628)
Sorry #5, I found out long ago that just because a currently favored segment of the minority population in leftist and liberal Democrat identity politics, who are considered these days to be above criticism by the Democrats, all have Obama phones, other smart devices, watch MTV, are proficient in ghetto speak, gang violence, and the hip hop culture does not mean that they have a clue or tradition as to how modern contemporary society operates, with many of that population group having no idea of the concepts of empathy or proportionality, when they routinely, either individually or in groups, fly off the handle and savagely murder or seriously assault another citizen. That’s the way it is in just about all the inner city ghettos the vast majority of which are leftist and liberal Democrat political strongholds. Until the prevailing attitudes and culture in those places changes, and only the people living there can make that happen, if not the primitive antisocial situation there will only get worse as the Democrats make very hollow promises while visiting those constituencies mostly during election time. Of course there is a minority of that minority population group living in those places who do not fit that mold, work for a living, and would be pleased as punch to escape and live someplace else, those are the people that Government at all levels should be helping.
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