Bernie Sanders: Lots of ‘Not Necessarily Racist’ Whites ‘Uncomfortable’ Voting For African Americans Gillum, Abrams

Posted on November 8, 2018 12:27 pm

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who caucuses with Democrats (and sometimes runs as one) spoke with the Daily Beast about the midterm elections in a piece that was published today — during which he commented about the impact of race on some of the outcomes.

“I think you know there are a lot of white folks out there who are not necessarily racist who felt uncomfortable for the first time in their lives about whether or not they wanted to vote for an African-American,” said Sanders. He was referring specifically to Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams, both of whom