During an Arizona rally Thursday night, Bernie and his supporters were enjoying the event, peacefully minding their own business when a man located behind the stage held up a large swastika banner in perfect view of cameras, but in a place that Bernie himself could not see.
That is, until the crowd began loudly booing the man, causing Bernie to turn and see the banner just before it was yanked out of the man’s hands by someone below.
Check out video from the audience:
A man brought a literal Nazi flag to the rally of a Jewish Socialist candidate for President
He was escorted out by security forcespic.twitter.com/KOLhyJJFxZ
— Siddak Ahuja (@SiddakAhuja) March 6, 2020
This is what happened after the last video cuts off. Turns out the group responsible were Trump supporters:
Missed the swastika but did catch the trump banner raised alongside it at the bernie rally. This is what he has normalized pic.twitter.com/lWfLvc3CGX
— olivia “old ham” oldham (@OldhamOlivia) March 6, 2020
Bernie’s campaign gave the following statement after the rally:
“The senator is aware of the flag with the swastika on and is disturbed by it.”
As he should be. If elected, Bernie Sanders would be the first Jewish president this nation has ever seen. With that will come antisemitic rhetoric like we’ve never seen before, and that’s saying a lot.
We can argue about which candidate should get the Dem nomination, but antisemitic acts have no place in this world. This is absolutely abhorrent. pic.twitter.com/U5gvT7Db6y
— Steven Slugocki (@Slugocki) March 6, 2020
People responding to the disgusting acts on Twitter were just as appalled as you are reading this. Their responses to the tweet above prove that liberal America is behind Bernie, and will not tolerate this kind of ignorance.
Check out those internet reactions below: