The mainstream media consensus was that Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy speech on Thursday mercilessly trashing Donald Trump was a huge hit. Unfortunately for the former First Lady, the one group not amused by her speech were Democrats supporting Bernie Sanders.
Thousands of people “feelin the Bern” took to social media and trashed Clinton’s foreign policy — which they felt was more in line with George W. Bush’s views then their own.
Now This Election, which generally has favorable commentary on Clinton, showed clips of the speech narrating how she “mauled” Trump’s “reckless” America First foreign policy, but the readers were having none of it.
Hundreds commented that her past foreign policy blunders made her no better than Trump or any other Republican.
On Twitter, Bernie Bros said a vote for Clinton is a vote for more wars.
With Sanders’ poll numbers increasing ahead of the California Democratic primary and an increasing amount of Bernie Bros choosing to vote for Jill Stein, Gary Johnson, or even Trump because of Clinton’s pro-war policies, this speech did little to help her in the general.
Here are some of Sanders supporters’ reactions to the speech: