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The T-shirt sending Bernie Sanders fans off the deep end

Bernie Sanders tee shirt

Adam Smith

Bernie Sanders tee shirt



PHILADELPHIA  "This is somebody's sick sense of humor. It's a cruel joke. They obviously want to make him look like some kind of ogre," said Karen Bernal, a Bernie Sanders delegate from California.

Other Bernie fans looking at the official merchandise on sale looked at the sole Bernie Sanders T-shirt on sale and responded with profanity. The consensus is someone in Hillaryworld or DNCworld chose the most unflattering image of Sanders they could find.

"It just shows you the lack of respect they have for Bernie, especially when there are so many cool Bernie shirts," said Bill Lackenmacher, another California delegate.

"Everybody keeps asking if we're going to boo on the convention floor. Well, after that shirt, no question," Bernal said.



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