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 SandersWith VP pick, Biden can't play small ball in a long ball world Poll: Trump, Biden in dead heat in 2020 matchup Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers, state governors talk coronavirus, stimulus package and resources as pandemic rages on 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.

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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.

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