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 SandersBernie SandersOn The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Pence-linked group launches 0K ad campaign in West Virginia praising Manchin Senators huddle on path forward for SALT deduction in spending bill MORE in a post on Medium titled "Go f--- yourself, Bernie."

The post was in response to Sanders implying that rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCountering the ongoing Republican delusion Republicans seem set to win the midterms — unless they defeat themselves Poll: Democracy is under attack, and more violence may be the future MORE was praising President Obama in order to "win support from the African American community where the President is enormously popular."
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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."