“Bernie himself was sexist about and towards his opponent”
I have heard this accusation a few times, but it has never been substantiated with any solid evidence. Everything I’ve seen so far has been taken completely out of context to paint a false picture.
The truth is that Bernie has always been Fighting for Women’s Rights http://berniesanders.com/issues/fighting-for-womens-rights/ 5 Powerful Quotes That Prove Bernie Sanders Is a Damn Good Feminist http://mic.com/articles/119074/5-times-bernie-sanders-spoke-the-feminist-truth Why Bernie Sanders Is Best on Women’s Issues http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/why_bernie_sanders_is_best_on_womens_issues_201509057 Fantastic Times Bernie Sanders Stood Up For Women & Their Rights http://www.bustle.com/articles/121154-7-fantastic-times-bernie-sanders-stood-up-for-women-their-rights Bernie’s main stances on women’s rights are shown here http://feelthebern.org/bernie-sanders-on-womens-rights/
That being said, it certainly does appear the accusations against Arturo do have merit, and I’m very happy Masha came forward with it. This type of behavior is unacceptable in our progressive movement.