Vice President Biden says Bernie Sanders will endorse his Democratic primary opponent, Hillary Clinton.
"I've talked to Bernie, Bernie's going to endorse her, this is going to work out," Biden said in an interview with NPR's "Weekend Edition" to air Sunday. "The Democrats are coalescing even before this occurs."
The first thing that happened was that a Sanders' spokesman refused to confirm or deny Biden's claim.
The next thing that happened is that Sanders did an interview with Chris Hayes on MSNBC where he was asked about it:
“I talked to Joe, I think it was three weeks ago,” Sanders told MSNBC host Chris Hayes. “On that issue, we are trying to work with Secretary Clinton’s campaign on areas that we can agree on.”
“We are working with the Clinton campaign, trying to be able to come forward and say to my supporters, ‘Here’s the progress that we have made,'” Sanders said, adding, “I hope that we can meet that goal. We are not there at this moment.”
As you can see Sanders is still giving the impression that Clinton has to jump through his flaming hoops before he will give in and endorse her.
However Biden says the deal is already done.
Now you can lob a number of criticism at Vice President Biden, he's a little too handsy, he tells long boring stories, but one thing you cannot say about him is that he is a liar.
If anything Joe Biden might be a little TOO honest.
In other words if VP Biden says he received confirmation from Sanders that he is going to endorse Hillary Clinton, then by god Sanders told him that he is going to endorse Clinton. Period.
So why is Sanders still acting like the coy high school girl in the prom dress acting as if she is not sure she wants to "go all the way tonight" when her friends know full well that she has a roll condoms and a Barry White album in her purse?
Simple. The minute that Sanders admits that it's all over and he no longer has any more leverage to use at the convention, his supporters, especially the broke ones who are begging for money to help them get to Philadelphia, will disappear in a cloud of pot smoke and that will be it.
And if that happened then stuff like this would come to a halt:
120 people, including 104 donors to Bernie Sanders’ campaign, have sued embattled Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and the DNC for fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and breach of fiduciary duty, among other claims, alleging that Wasserman Schultz favored Hillary Clinton and misled DNC and Sanders donors into believing she was impartial.
Yeah there's a lawsuit doomed to fail.
Oh and there is also this kind of thing:
Oh damn, I almost forgot the fundraising.
Yep Sanders is also still fundraising.Bernie is still fundraising?!? pic.twitter.com/jG8KVjRDVJ— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) June 30, 2016
So go ahead Bernie-bots you tell me how I'M the one who doesn't get it, or that I'm a shill for Hillary, or that I simply don't understand that Bernie Sanders has changed politics in this country.
No I get it just fine, I have even seen all of this before, on the GOP side.
The question to ask is, "Do you finally get it?"