Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley participated separately in a candidate discussion moderated by journalist and illegal alien Jose Antonio Vargas. Both speakers were interrupted by shouting protesters from the #BlackLivesMatter movement and were unable to continue.
Sanders, a long-time advocate against “income inequality,” attempted to make opening remarks on the subject, but was shouted down by the same protesters. He replied, “Black lives of course matter. But I have spent 50 years of my life fighting for civil rights and if you don’t want me to be here, that’s OK. I will answer your question but I’d like to speak for a couple of minutes, I was told…”