Pro-Sanders Group’s Dig at Clinton Winning ‘The Confederacy’ Sparked a Childish Twitter War


Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 4.13.10 PMProgressive Democrats for America is a group that has not been shy about its support of Bernie Sanders. Earlier today, they send out a mailer about Hillary Clinton to their subscribers that looked like this:

As you can see, recipients of this particular email were not thrilled. Here’s a pretty succinct explainer on the anger:

PDA quickly took note of the furor, issuing tweets with apologies. All of the apologies had a bit of a biting edge to them, however.

The people who were offended by the original phrasing didn’t take the apologies well and the situation devolved into a Twitter spat. When they began requesting a link to a full apology, they got blocked, according to this:

It got nasty.

PDA is continuing to issue message on Twitter. This post will be updated if a link to a full apology becomes available. For now, the conversation has become somewhat childish:

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