Bernie Sanders a Russian Stooge?

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Bernie Sanders a Russian Stooge?

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.orgHome – Stephen Lendman)

There’s plenty about Sanders to criticize, a duplicitous politician like most others in Washington, never to be trusted, masquerading as a good guy – far from it.

His deplorable voting record gives him away, supporting undemocratic Dem policies well over 90% of the time, including imperial wars against nations threatening no one.

Hypocrisy defines him, an establishment figure, a progressive in name only, saying one thing, voting the other way most often.

Supporting war goddess, racketeer, perjurer, Wall Street favorite Hillary and deplorable Obamacare over universal healthcare alone gave him away.

Undemocratic Dem National Committee (DNC) member Bob Mulholland accused Sanders supporter Selina Vickers of being a Russian stooge, working to disrupt the party, claiming “the (nonexistent) Putin operation is still active” – no proof provided backing the claim.

Last winter, special counsel Bob Mueller claimed Russia aided Sanders and Jill Stein to undermine Hillary, saying:

Moscow “engaged in operations primarily intended to communicate derogatory information about Hillary Clinton, to denigrate other candidates such as Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, and to support Bernie Sanders and then-candidate Donald Trump,” adding:

“Specialists were instructed to post content that focused on ‘politics in the USA’ and to use any opportunity to criticize Hillary and the rest (except Sanders and Trump – we support them).”

Separately, Russia was accused of buying an ad on the Instagram “Blactivisit” account supporting Jill Stein’s campaign.

Sanders is militantly hostile to Russia like most everyone else in Washington, earlier disgracefully saying:

“It has been clear to everyone (except Donald Trump) that Russia was deeply involved in the 2016 election and intends to be involved in 2018,” adding:

“It is the American people who should be deciding the political future of our country, not Mr. Putin and the Russian oligarchs.”

“It is absolutely imperative that the Mueller investigation be allowed to go forward without obstruction from the Trump administration or Congress.”

Sanders is a Russiagate witch-hunt supporter, part of the problem of inflicting enormous harm on most people at home and abroad, supporting what demands opposition.

Undemocratic Dems are hugely regressive, supporting privilege over beneficial social change. Sanders says one thing, then votes another way most often.

He’s no more Russian stooge than involvement by the Kremlin in America’s political process.

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Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.