Bern with Bernie?
Will Bernie become a write-in candidate? Well, his supporters let it be known that they won’t vote for Hillary and many of them were thinking “write-in”:
Many took a different approach, saying they would not vote for Clinton, but would vote for Sanders as a write-in candidate.
That would split the left’s vote fairly significantly if they actually did that. But, in reality, it is likely anger talking right now and many of them will fall in line and vote for the Hildebeest. But I would absolutely love to see this take off.
Others, though, are so mad they’re claiming they’d rather vote for Donald Trump than give Hillary the satisfaction of winning the White House. Check out this reasoning:
A member of the group said: “I will vote for Trump as a f*** you to the stupid people that voted Hillary in. We are more likely to have a revolution with Trump in office and less likely to have a foreign war”
They have a point. Well, at least about the “revolution” and their rather violent proclivities (see Trump rallies to find Bernie’s troops).
As for the “let it burn” crowd, they’re very well represented among the Bernie supporters:
Some said they would rather let the country ‘burn’ with Trump than let Clinton into the White House, with one person writing: “I’d rather Trump than Clinton. I won’t vote for him, but I’d be happy to see this country burn.”
If they weren’t such little fascists, I would be more sympathetic. If they weren’t of the socialist mind-set, I could likely find more common ground with the sentiment.
But as it is, I hope they do what they say they’re going to do. Neither of the candidates is worth warm spit and the more voters split away, the better this might all become. No one gets a majority of either the popular vote or the electoral college? Wouldn’t that be simply wonderful.