Former Dem official: 'Go f--- yourself, Bernie'
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A former deputy executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) on Friday lashed out at presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOn The Money: Shutdown hits Day 24 | Trump touts need for wall in speech to farmers | Poll numbers sag | House Dems push stopgap bills | How the shutdown could harm the economy | TSA absences raise stakes for deal Overnight Health Care: House Dems launch major drug pricing investigation | Judge blocks Trump contraception rule rollback | Booker tries to shake doubts about pharmaceutical ties ahead of 2020 | FDA to resume high-risk food inspections Gillibrand to kickstart 2020 White House bid before weekend Iowa trip MORE in a post on Medium titled "Go f--- yourself, Bernie."

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"It’s not just Black people that love Obama. The President is 'enormously popular' among all Democrats. Welcome to the Party," former DCCC official Brandon English wrote in his post.

"Do you have any idea how belittling it is to reduce Obama to the President that the Blacks like?"

English noted that both Sanders and Clinton have been attempting to curry favor among black voters.

"In a world of voting rights abuses and gerrymandered districts where Black voters are constantly disenfranchised, it’s nice to have someone speak directly to our needs for a few months every 4 years," he said.

English seemed to soften his criticism toward the end of the piece.

"So do I actually mean it when I say Go F--- Yourself, Bernie? No. Everyone’s allowed to have a bad day," he wrote. "Everyone makes mistakes when every word is captured on tape. If Bernie wins the nomination, I’ll be knocking on doors for him in Cleveland.

"But for today, and for that comment, and for anyone that tries to diminish Obama’s presidency to 'He’s popular with black people,' Go F--- Yourself."