Ryan Gosling breaks Twitter silence to share Sanders video
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The "Ides of March" actor, who turned 35 on Thursday, tweeted to his nearly two million followers:
 
 
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In the clip, Sanders is seen hugging a Muslim-American student who told the Democratic White House hopeful during a town hall meeting that the GOP presidential candidates were “constantly bashing Muslims in the media.”
 
After the embrace last month at Virginia’s George Mason University, Sanders told the cheering crowd, “I will do everything that I can to rid this country of the ugly stain of racism which has existed for far too many years.”
 
Gosling, who is from Canada, was not among the more than 120 celebrity endorsements the Sanders campaign rolled out in September, which included high-profile entertainers Will Ferrell, Mark Ruffalo and Danny DeVito, among others.
 
Gosling has had an on-off relationship with Twitter, returning to the site earlier this year after a nearly two-year absence.