WATCH LIVE: Bernie Sanders Speaking At Liberty University

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the opening of his Cedar Rapids field headquarters, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in Marion, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will speak at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia on Monday.

Here’s the livestream from NBC News:

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  1. I wonder how Sanders pulled this off? Liberty is a private, very conservative Christian “University.” The University is not known for open minded thinking.

  2. To appear non-partisan, they do, upon occasion, invite people from the other side of the aisle to give speeches. Most do not accept. Bernie accepted their invitation.

  3. Even with all the derp. Fundies have bills too.

  4. They have the largest arena|auditorium in the 'burg, and it is used by a wide range of outside groups. Further, they are one of the largest recipients of Fed Gov subsidy by way of student loans out there, and I’m sure they do not want to appear any more partisan than they are (the administration of LU is clearly rabidly partisan). He’s taking it to unusual territory for sure, and I am surprised Lynchburg College didn’t host him instead, but I can imagine there are plenty of LU students who would be interested, and I’m sure admission is open.

    EDIT: I wish I could have gone to this or to see him in Manassas today.

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