The Modern Democratic Party, Explained in One Sentence

July 20, 2015

The following sentence describes something that happened at the Netroots Nation gathering of liberal activists in Phoenix over the weekend. It explains the modern Democratic Party.

An avowed socialist was heckled by #BlackLivesMatter protestors while being interviewed by an illegal immigrant and author of a recent documentary about white privilege.

The protestors interrupted an interview with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders that was being conducted by the journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. Here's a clip:

Another Democratic candidate, former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley, was also heckled by the protestors, and was later forced to apologize for suggesting that "all lives matter."