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Armstead

(47,803 posts)
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:51 PM Jul 2016

Let's be clear...Bernie was not "booed." The shouts were "We want Bernie"

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Whatever you think of the behavior of the Bernie delegates, at least be honest about what happened. They were shouting support for him. The booing was for someone else.



Watch from about 18:30. The unified shouts of We Want Bernie were loud and direct
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Let's be clear...Bernie was not "booed." The shouts were "We want Bernie" (Original Post) Armstead Jul 2016 OP
Sounded like boos. we can do it Jul 2016 #1
Did you hear the actual speech in full? Armstead Jul 2016 #4
Yes. And have really had enough of the spoiled brats ready to throw election to trump. we can do it Jul 2016 #21
I'm 64...I don't need to grow up and I am well aware of the "real world" Armstead Jul 2016 #22
If you are behind what he said- then that does not apply. we can do it Jul 2016 #28
The booing was for Hillary, which is absolutely sickening. CrowCityDem Jul 2016 #2
And they were booing Sanders for his support of her. Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #9
My takes: They booed his statement. Hortensis Jul 2016 #13
That's what I heard too. And he didn't cut off the boos like Pres. Obama does in a speech nt TeamPooka Jul 2016 #18
Yes, he was calm and tried to calm. Hortensis Jul 2016 #48
Obama cuts off boos right away and says "don't boo, vote." nt TeamPooka Jul 2016 #61
Oh, right. Good advice, imo. Hortensis Jul 2016 #64
Either way they were booing him for his statement. Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #24
Well, their support has been badly weakened by his endorsing Hillary. Hortensis Jul 2016 #49
I do believe he will follow through with his promises and make a strong case for HRC and Kaine Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #50
Agree! Problem now are the left-wing extremists he Hortensis Jul 2016 #53
Wait: control and liberal/ progressive in the same line? glowing Jul 2016 #38
Right. It'll be productive of our nominees, Hortensis Jul 2016 #57
is what I saw Go Vols Jul 2016 #3
So did I RonniePudding Jul 2016 #25
Sorry, but they were screaming at him while he was indicting Trump BeyondGeography Jul 2016 #5
They were expressing displeasure with his comments about Clinton, but they.... Armstead Jul 2016 #10
You're right, he had them eating out of his hand BeyondGeography Jul 2016 #14
No one said they booed him. Except Trump, Trump was booing him. Justice Jul 2016 #15
The great care you take in splitting those hairs tells me that you know ... NurseJackie Jul 2016 #23
Off topic, but I love your gif ^^ redStateBlueHeart Jul 2016 #60
I wouldn't say that matters much treestar Jul 2016 #55
not entirely accurate. drray23 Jul 2016 #6
No, it was booing. madamesilverspurs Jul 2016 #7
The "We want Bernies" were AFTER he said to vote for Clinton Armstead Jul 2016 #11
This is my impression, as well. Alex4Martinez Jul 2016 #20
And does that somehow make their behavior less reprehensible? Peigan68 Jul 2016 #8
The booing was for someone else. Seriously? Justice Jul 2016 #12
This message was self-deleted by its author geek tragedy Jul 2016 #16
That's an awful lot of bullshit you're shoveling. John Poet Jul 2016 #70
they booed Bernie Sanders. Booed him. geek tragedy Jul 2016 #71
It certainly sounded like booing....nt LaydeeBug Jul 2016 #17
Watch the whole thing Armstead Jul 2016 #19
Booing is booing and they booed Sanders for his support of the nominee. Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #26
they were booing against the democratic party nominees, not their lost cause hero nt msongs Jul 2016 #29
Bullsh*t. auntpurl Jul 2016 #27
They even booed him saying bad things about Trump? sarae Jul 2016 #31
Yup -- HIS DELEGATES obamanut2012 Jul 2016 #34
jesus christ sarae Jul 2016 #39
They need to have their credentials revoked & be sent home then. Lord Magus Jul 2016 #67
Good one! eastwestdem Jul 2016 #30
Yes, Bernie was booed -- he was the speaker obamanut2012 Jul 2016 #32
How dare you ask DUers to be truthful about what happened! merrily Jul 2016 #33
But that 100% what happened obamanut2012 Jul 2016 #35
Watch the video. Bernie Sanders is speaking, and the boos are deafening. geek tragedy Jul 2016 #36
Yes, he did get booed. He said "vote for Hillary" and the people booed him. DanTex Jul 2016 #37
A distinction without a difference. Clearly unhappy w Bernie that he endorsed Clinton/Kaine emulatorloo Jul 2016 #40
I watched it live. They were saying we want Bernie. They love him! B Calm Jul 2016 #41
They don't love him enough to listen to him and follow his lead. Justice Jul 2016 #42
Right now they have justifiable anger about the ways things were handled at the DNC. B Calm Jul 2016 #47
No they don't. Lord Magus Jul 2016 #68
There's the problem, eom. B Calm Jul 2016 #72
I heard boos. annavictorious Jul 2016 #43
Here's the clip. They are clearly booing, & hands raised with thumbs down is a visual you can't deny Native Jul 2016 #44
That's Terrible That They Booed Him... Grassy Knoll Jul 2016 #46
Nope cut it too soon Armstead Jul 2016 #58
After they booed him. It was shameful that they booed Bernie like that. Maru Kitteh Jul 2016 #65
That is flat out funny. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #45
Watch it past the initial response Armstead Jul 2016 #52
The old method of "if you don't look at what I say didn't happen....." Nt NCTraveler Jul 2016 #56
Nope you are wrong Armstead Jul 2016 #59
I'm not sure what you are doing here. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #62
Watch the video at the point I mentioned....and turn up the damn sound if you need to Armstead Jul 2016 #63
And that's all fucking irrelevant. Lord Magus Jul 2016 #69
Go watch the kickoff to the last Super Bowl. NCTraveler Jul 2016 #73
Not this crap again. Starry Messenger Jul 2016 #51
That someone else is the our nominee... tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #54
Bernie created a monster and now he can't control it. They obviously don't respect him either. glennward Jul 2016 #66

we can do it

(12,359 posts)
21. Yes. And have really had enough of the spoiled brats ready to throw election to trump.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:01 PM
Jul 2016

Grow up this is the real world.

 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
22. I'm 64...I don't need to grow up and I am well aware of the "real world"
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:02 PM
Jul 2016

I'm with Bernie in this -- including what he is trying to do to defeat Trump.

we can do it

(12,359 posts)
28. If you are behind what he said- then that does not apply.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:07 PM
Jul 2016

It does apply to the spoiled brats shouting over him and booing and holding the not Hillary signs.
Bernie said this is the real world.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
48. Yes, he was calm and tried to calm.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:56 PM
Jul 2016

I suspect that the booing could have turned against him if he kept saying things they didn't want to hear from him. Hopefully that will not happen tonight, when he reportedly intends to lay out the case for Hillary and increase unity.

Didn't know that about Obama. I always remember him as out-calming everyone.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
49. Well, their support has been badly weakened by his endorsing Hillary.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:00 PM
Jul 2016

He could have them all back with him if he'd tell them what they want to hear, only he's not going to do that. Reportedly he will be making the case for her tonight. I plan to do an Obama watching coolly and analytically from my couch.

Those who don't like it will be booing tonight. Four days from now they'll be home examining their behavior under the spotlights of family, friends, coworkers. Some will be ashamed, some not.

105 days to November 8.

Maru Kitteh

(28,420 posts)
50. I do believe he will follow through with his promises and make a strong case for HRC and Kaine
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:11 PM
Jul 2016

I do wish he had not strung things along the way he did, as I think his prolonged two-step dance away from the primary allowed some of this animus to fester for too long.

The fact is, most Bernie supporters IRL are now on board with our nominee and the Dem ticket. I believe by the end of this convention and certainly by November, we will see a strong, unified voice of support for HRC/Kaine; and a resounding rebuke of those disruptive and destructive elements opposing Democrats and thereby assisting Putin's boy Trump.



Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
53. Agree! Problem now are the left-wing extremists he
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:22 PM
Jul 2016

got all stirred up over the primary. They and liberals may both be on the "left," but they are a very different kind of people--as we see. They are the incendiary elements keeping others aflame. Liberals tend to be relatively open-minded, cooperative and inclusive. These people are anything but, and social scientists describe their behavior as "extremist" for very good reasons.

 

glowing

(12,233 posts)
38. Wait: control and liberal/ progressive in the same line?
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:17 PM
Jul 2016

Lol. The expression "herding cats" comes to mind. Delegates who spend money and time going to all the official functions thru the whole process are typically quite loyal to their candidate. There's what, 300 difference in delegate totals without the supers. And it seems like we have an actual split in the party that's always been festering, but was highlighted to an extreme, especially since the e-mail dump.

Let's just see how it all shakes out by the end of the convention. It may work itself out in a productive manner.

Hortensis

(58,785 posts)
57. Right. It'll be productive of our nominees,
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:28 PM
Jul 2016

and if not as unified as we'd like to present it, a big oh, well.

Notably, the whole country will see these people boo their own previous leader and our nominees, and that's not going to impress many with them.

BeyondGeography

(39,482 posts)
5. Sorry, but they were screaming at him while he was indicting Trump
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:53 PM
Jul 2016

And, if you listen, many of them give every impression of despising Hillary far more than they do Trump.

 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
10. They were expressing displeasure with his comments about Clinton, but they....
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:55 PM
Jul 2016

were not booing him personally. Just the opposite.

NurseJackie

(42,862 posts)
23. The great care you take in splitting those hairs tells me that you know ...
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:03 PM
Jul 2016

... you're arguing from a position of weakness. I guess some people like to be contrary just for its own sake.

The fact that they "were not booing him personally" really shouldn't be an excuse for their juvenile and petulant behavior.

It's little wonder that people like that are seldom taken seriously and are often viewed with contempt.


treestar

(82,383 posts)
55. I wouldn't say that matters much
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:23 PM
Jul 2016

It is the convention that is to nominate HRC. We don't want her haters there booing her nomination.

drray23

(7,685 posts)
6. not entirely accurate.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:54 PM
Jul 2016

At first they did boo at the mention of clinton/kaine and not directly at Bernie. However the rest of the speech degenerated into chaos with many in the room upset at Bernie himself.

madamesilverspurs

(15,876 posts)
7. No, it was booing.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 02:54 PM
Jul 2016

At other points it was chants of "We want Bernie", but when he said it was necessary to support Hillary, they absolutely booed.




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Alex4Martinez

(2,284 posts)
20. This is my impression, as well.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:01 PM
Jul 2016

Nobody is booing Bernie, some are booing objects of some of his comments as would be expected when certain names are mentioned.

Response to Armstead (Original post)

 

John Poet

(2,510 posts)
70. That's an awful lot of bullshit you're shoveling.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 05:03 PM
Jul 2016

It smells no better than what you're complaining about.

 

geek tragedy

(68,868 posts)
71. they booed Bernie Sanders. Booed him.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 05:05 PM
Jul 2016

They booed the person who replaced DWS as convention chair.

They're an angry mob.

auntpurl

(4,311 posts)
27. Bullsh*t.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:06 PM
Jul 2016

The boos and yelling STARTED when he said they must get Hillary elected. They CONTINUED throughout the rest of his speech, PARTICULARLY when he was saying bad things about Trump. I watched the bloody thing, I know what happened.

sarae

(3,284 posts)
31. They even booed him saying bad things about Trump?
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:10 PM
Jul 2016

WTF, that's telling...

Why are they even at the Dem convention?

obamanut2012

(26,446 posts)
32. Yes, Bernie was booed -- he was the speaker
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:11 PM
Jul 2016

I was listening to it. They booed BERNIE -- he was the speaker.

 

geek tragedy

(68,868 posts)
36. Watch the video. Bernie Sanders is speaking, and the boos are deafening.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:14 PM
Jul 2016

If he's with Clinton, he's against them.

DanTex

(20,709 posts)
37. Yes, he did get booed. He said "vote for Hillary" and the people booed him.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:14 PM
Jul 2016

It doesn't matter that they said "we want Bernie." That doesn't cancel the booing. Bernie doesn't want Bernie, he wants Hillary. And for that, he got booed.

 

annavictorious

(934 posts)
43. I heard boos.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:29 PM
Jul 2016

It's such a shame that these people co-opted a Democratic candidate to help Trump get elected.
They better not boo Michelle tonight.


 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
58. Nope cut it too soon
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:28 PM
Jul 2016


Watch from about 18:30. The unified shouts of We Want Bernie were loud and direct

Maru Kitteh

(28,420 posts)
65. After they booed him. It was shameful that they booed Bernie like that.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:53 PM
Jul 2016

And it's SHAMEFUL that they are booing Representative Marcia Fudge now. Purity pony assholes, one and all.

The REAL Bernie supporters should stand up and tell all these malcontents and disruptors to go fuck themselves. The haters should be ejected from the convention.


 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
52. Watch it past the initial response
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:21 PM
Jul 2016

"WE want Bernie" repeated loudly is not booing him.

I don't care you if condone their response or not (which was an internal gathering more than a public event) but they were both expressing displeasure with Clinton and the DNC and also support for Bernie.

 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
59. Nope you are wrong
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:29 PM
Jul 2016


Watch from about 18:30. The unified shouts of We Want Bernie were loud and direct
 

NCTraveler

(30,481 posts)
62. I'm not sure what you are doing here.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:43 PM
Jul 2016

Ignoring them doesn't make them go away.

Blatant dishonesty is not a part of who you are yet you are knowingly being dishonest here.

 

Armstead

(47,803 posts)
63. Watch the video at the point I mentioned....and turn up the damn sound if you need to
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:48 PM
Jul 2016

I am just trying to "correct the record" about the false claims that his supporters were booing him personally and rejecting him.

"We want Bernie" is not booing or rejection of him. They may be disagreeing with him, but later on it was clear they support him.

 

NCTraveler

(30,481 posts)
73. Go watch the kickoff to the last Super Bowl.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 05:11 PM
Jul 2016

You won't hear any boos at that point either.

This really isn't like you.

Additionally, I have seen many of his supporters call him a sellout for endorsing Clinton. Your argument isn't based in reality yet your posting history shows you are very centered. This simply isn't you.

 

glennward

(989 posts)
66. Bernie created a monster and now he can't control it. They obviously don't respect him either.
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 04:55 PM
Jul 2016

Really sad.

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