Bernie Sanders, who ran as an Independent his whole life, hysterically screeched that if you call yourself a Democrat you absolutely must be pro-choice.
After being asked if being pro-choice is a litmus test to be a Democrat, Bernie Sanders responded “I think being pro-choice is an absolutely essential part of being a Democrat,”
Sanders believes that “in the Senate probably 95 percent of the Democrats are pro-choice – you have a few who are not.” Additionally, he estimated that in the House the percentage who are pro-choice may even be greater.
“So that’s kind of what my view is. I think by this time in history, I think when we talk about what a Democrat is, I think being pro-choice is essentially – is an essential part of that.”
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) February 8, 2020
Pro-Life Democrats pushed back against Sanders on Twitter: “Pretty rich for a political Independent to tell millions of Democrats we don’t qualify.”
Pretty rich for a political Independent to tell millions of Democrats we don't qualify. https://t.co/A8NHUjtxpG
— Democrats for Life (@demsforlife) February 9, 2020
Here's Bernie Sanders officially excommunicating pro-life Democrats. Asked if someone can be a pro-life Democrat, he replies: "Being pro-choice is absolutely essential to being a Democrat." So: if you're pro-life you are unacceptable, unwanted, an intruder. Time to go elsewhere. https://t.co/MIQSAM7SuC
— Robert P. George (@McCormickProf) February 9, 2020