Nuisance: Mon 7/25: Bernie Sanders email and texts to delegation: “As a personal courtesy to me, please do not engage in any kind of protest or demonstration on the convention floor.”

Email sent Monday afternoon to all delegates from Bernie Sanders about protests.

From: Bernie Sanders <info@berniesanders.com>
Date: July 25, 2016 at 16:48:40 EDT
Subject: Message to delegates
Reply-To: Bernie Sanders <info@berniesanders.com>

Dear Bernie 2016 Delegate,

Thank you so much for your efforts on the campaign and your hard work to advance the political revolution. We have accomplished much. Much more needs to be done.

The political revolution is not about one election or one candidate. It is about transforming America and continuing the fight for economic, social, racial and environmental justice. We have to continue to work together to advance the progressive future we all support.

During this convention you represent not just the 13.3 million who voted for our campaign. You also represent the future of our movement.

I am asking all of us to bear that in mind while we are on the floor of the convention. Our credibility as a movement will be damaged by booing, turning of backs, walking out or other similar displays. That’s what the corporate media wants. That’s what Donald Trump wants. But that’s not what will expand the progressive movement in this country.

I know everyone is frustrated, especially by the recent DNC email disclosures. But, as a result of this disclosure Debbie Wasserman Schultz was forced to resign. This is a very positive sign.

We have made great progress in the last year. Let’s continue going forward.

I would ask you as a personal courtesy to me, please do not engage in any kind of protest or demonstration on the convention floor.

In solidarity,

Bernie Sanders

Paid for by Bernie 2016
(not the billionaires)
PO Box 905 – Burlington VT 05402 United States – (855) 4-BERNIE

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