Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

New findings from The Economist show that women under 45 make up a larger share of Bernie Sanders' base than do men in their same age group, contradicting a popular narrative that says the 2020 Democratic candidate's supporters are overwhelmingly white and male, to the virtual exclusion of other groups. This narrative often hinges on the "Bernie Bro," a term Atlantic writer Robinson Meyer coined during the 2016 election to describe a type of mansplaining internet harasser that some came to see as representative of all Sanders voters. Bernie Bros were a "mob" flooding the Twitter mentions of Hillary Clinton supporters; they were "sexist," even "enthusiastically" so; and they were loud and aggressive when expressing their uncompromising support for their candidate.




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Bring on the Bernie Bros and babes. Go Bernie

#1 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2020-02-20 12:23 PM | Reply

Gloria Steinem said young women only support Sanders so they can meet guys. Yeah, that Gloria Steinem.

#2 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2020-02-20 12:50 PM | Reply

Wow, and he's not even a Kennedy!

#3 | Posted by shane at 2020-02-20 03:22 PM | Reply

Par for the course. American men lean conservative, American women lean liberal.

Only way I see that changing is if abortion is not on the table, which has not been the case during my lifetime.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-02-20 03:25 PM | Reply

--not even a Kennedy!

They'll be throwing their panties at heartthrob Gavin Moonbeam in 2024

#5 | Posted by nullifidian at 2020-02-20 03:28 PM | Reply

"They'll be throwing their panties at heartthrob Gavin Moonbeam in 2024"


With their names and phone #s written on them with lipstick. That's what the country needs next. The Rock Star president!

Don't laugh, it's coming.

#6 | Posted by shane at 2020-02-20 03:56 PM | Reply

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