Bernie Sanders Speech in Portland Maine
This clip is the entire Bernie Sanders speech in Portland Maine compressed. Audience interruptions with cheers, and claps were mostly removed in order to shorten.
The Huffington Post reported the event as follows.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Calling income inequality “the great moral issue of our time,” Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urged a boisterous crowd of thousands in Maine on Monday to help him transform America by restoring a thriving middle class.
In a wide-ranging speech before more than 7,500 in Portland, Sanders stressed the need to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, reform the criminal justice system and give workers at least two weeks of paid vacation time. …
While Clinton remains the favorite, Sanders has been drawing large crowds across the country. He said that people voters understand that establishment politics and establishment economics isn’t working for the middle class.”
What is concerning is that the media continues to qualify and disregard the building support for Bernie Sanders. This may give Hillary Clinton a false sense of security. One should remember that this was very similar to how then Senator Barack Obama took control of the 2008 campaign. This is how the inevitable Hillary Clinton of 2008 was defeated.