MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow said there is “ugly, ugly stuff coming out of the Democratic Party in Nevada.”
Maddow showed clips Monday of Bernie Sanders supporters screaming at Hillary Clinton supporters, Barbara Boxer being booed off the stage, and law enforcement having to enter to shut the convention down.
“This year we’re used to focusing on discord and discontent and division on the Republican side of the presidential race, but judging by what happened in Las Vegas this weekend, I have to wonder if it’s not the Democrats who might now need to be more concerned.” (VIDEO: Chaos At Nevada Democratic Convention As Bernie Fans Boo Barbara Boxer)
[dcquiz] The liberal host later explained, “The night ended in that hotel ballroom with reports of chairs being thrown at the front of the stage. Law enforcement came in, shut the whole thing down. The lights in the room ultimately got shut off by the venue. The next day somebody chalked the outside of Nevada Democrats’ headquarters. Party chairperson Roberta Lange said she got death threats. The Nevada Democratic Party offices were closed today because of what they described as concerns about security.”
“Ugly, ugly stuff coming out of the Democratic Party in Nevada, and all of it over essentially a handful of delegates in a state that one of the candidates clearly won at the statewide caucus.” (RELATED: Hillary Clinton Wins Nevada Democratic Caucus)
“For all that Democrats are throwing chairs at each other in Las Vegas, Democrats really could lose in the general election in Nevada if they don’t get it together. Nevada does lean blue, but it is still a swing state,” Maddow said, noting that a pro-Clinton super PAC is running ads in the Silver State.
Maddow concluded the segment: “Democrats could use a little unity everywhere come November, but right now, they are nowhere near getting it in Nevada. Not nearly.”