Fight for Change

Susan Sarandon and Matthew Cooke talk about how Bernie and this campaign has given them hope in the political process. Don't allow yourself to grow cynical and pessimistic - stand up and fight for change.

Posted by Bernie Sanders on Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Actress Susan Sarandon appears in a new ad for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Schumer tees up doomed election reform vote Schumer prepares for Senate floor showdown with Manchin, Sinema White House to make 400 million N95 masks available for free MORE, praising the Vermont senator for bringing people “hope in the political process.”

“I’m so happy to have somebody that I can vote for that really represents everything that I care about,” she says in the ad, which features her talking to documentary filmmaker Matthew Cooke.


The ad also shows clips of Sanders speaking about issues that Sarandon says resonates with her, such as social justice, women’s rights, the environment and free-trade agreements.

“He’s authentic,” she continues in the ad. “We haven’t heard authentic in a while.”

“It’s like a miracle that someone has been in service for this long and hasn’t been bought, that still has his soul, that isn’t beholden to anybody except us,” she adds.

Sarandon is an outspoken Sanders supporter and critic of his rival for the Democratic nomination, Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe dangerous erosion of Democratic Party foundations The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Democrats see victory in a voting rights defeat Left laughs off floated changes to 2024 ticket MORE. She drew some criticism last week for saying that she didn’t know if she would vote for Clinton over Republican front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger welcomes baby boy Tennessee lawmaker presents self-defense bill in 'honor' of Kyle Rittenhouse Five things to know about the New York AG's pursuit of Trump MORE in a general election.