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Is Bernie running against Obama?
He *-did* call for Obama to be primaried in 2012.
Running against Hillary AND Obama may be a tactical error and suggests that Sanders would not be a healing figure.
Also, if Sanders' surrogates are pushing these narratives, it's at his behest.
Also, just for the record, because I covered 2008, there were 240k at Obama's victory speech.
TWO HUNDRED AND FORTY THOUSAND.
I know math was an issue for Sanders' team in 2016, but the crowd for #BernieInChicago was equivalent to a concert venue. Still big. But not huge.
Also, 250,000 were at the #WomensMarch in Chicago on January 21, 2017. Which was in response to #HillaryClinton being denied the presidency and Trump being elevated by the Electoral College.

Facts do matter.
Let's work with those through 2020.
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Destiny Harris explains the #nocopacademy campaign "The fight against the cop academy is the fight against many issues in America"

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"I've learned that when *we build movements* that make bold and visionary calls there are there are politicians such as Bernie who will be willing to stand on the side of justice no matter the cost" Destiny Harris #BernieInChicago
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At #BernieInChicago kickoff event because this journalist isn’t about to take word of some former Clinton campaign official or surrogate who may go on MSNBC or CNN to make claims about rally, even though they weren’t there
.@tommiesreunion gospel choir warming up crowd at Bernie Sanders’ 2020 campaign kickoff event in Chicago #BernieInChicago
Destiny Harris, 18 year-old black queer woman from west side of Chicago, who speaks about #NoCopAcademy, gentrification, housing discrimination, killing of Laquan McDonald by CPD officer, her school being shut down by Rahm Emanuel #BernieInChicago
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