DNC Chair Suggests Bernie Supporters’ Tactics ‘Border on Harassment,’ ‘Feel Like Stalking’
When asked about a pro-Bernie Sanders website that lists the names and addresses of Democratic superdelegates Thursday, DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz replied that campaigns have to condemn tactics that “border on harassment.”
The website, SuperdelegateList.com, lists the names and contact information of every single Democratic superdelegate, who are free to vote for whomever they like at the convention. “The concern is this is a harassment dynamic going on,” CNN New Day host Chris Cuomo said. “What is your take?”
Wasserman Schultz noted the website was “completely fine” under the rules, because there was nothing wrong with trying to persuade superdelegates. However, she said, “using tactics that border on harassment, that feel like stalking is really something that I hope, you know, our campaigns really condemn.”
“That we make sure that their supporters’ enthusiasm is fantastic, making sure we have appropriate contact and outreach is just great, but intimidation is not okay,” she said.
“And I am not suggesting that that’s occurring right now,” she cautioned. “But I think we need to make sure that we are careful about how we persuade, so to speak.”
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