Bernie Sanders supporters are exactly the hipster ragemonkeys that embody the Bernie Bros stereotype. Note the constant references to Williamsburg, the Lower East Side and Silver Lake, and the faux edginess and childish tantrums.
Where Obama at least managed to overlay the Ben Rhodes/Tommy Vietor bunch with people who couldn’t be found pretending to write a novel at Starbucks while really tweeting about how angry the latest Mother Jones article on corporations made them, this is the Bernie base. And it ain’t playing too well for Democrats. And it’ll play even worse when it debuts in Middle America.
Bearded 20-somethings smoked actual cigarettes outside and discussed the difference in rental prices between Silver Lake and Williamsburg. Inside, the crowd of canvassers and campaign staffers bopped to “Common People,” the Britpop class-rage anthem by Pulp. Writers from New York magazine, as well as leftwing publications like Jacobin and n+1, sidled up to the bar and got down to discussing labor rights.
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