Supporters of independent Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders were treated to a rousing introduction Wednesday afternoon by none other that Cenk Uygur, founder and host of pioneering internet news show The Young Turks and an enthusiastic Bernie Sanders supporter. Prior to that yuge rally in Vallejo, California, Uygur scored a brief interview with Sanders, and took the novel approach of asking him a policy question, namely how he would remove the corrupting influence of money from politics.
Sanders replied that in addition to overturning Citizens United, he would push for public financing of campaigns, but stopped short of straight-up endorsing a constitutional amendment, saying instead that he would “look into” it. Then, Cenk got a laugh from onlookers when he asked Sanders if corporations are, indeed, human beings:
Sanders got an even bigger laugh with his reply. Watch the video above, from The Young Turks.
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