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Marissa Janae Johnson doesn’t ‘give a f*ck’ if protest at Seattle Bernie Sanders rally drives people
Last Sunday, Johnson and fellow Black Lives Matter of Seattle protester Mara Jacqeline Willaford disrupted a rally in support of Medicaid expansion in Washington state as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was getting up to speak. When the two women grabbed the microphone and screamingly insisted they were being reasonable by refusing to let the rally proceed, Sanders left the stage.
The stunt has left many on the left at odds. Johnson and Willafords supporters claim that the two women are acting with the urgency required in a situation where black peoples lives and bodies are being destroyed by police on a daily basis.
Critics say that the interruption amounted to little more than a clownish tantrum that drove as many people away from the Black Lives Matter cause as it could have attracted.
Johnson says she doesnt care, ultimately, whether the tactics are alienating.
Surprise! Surprise! Surprise
Marissa Jenae Johnson along with another protester, Mara Jacqueline, interrupted the planned Seattle rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday afternoon, preventing the Vermont senator from addressing the massive crowd.
The rally at Westlake Park ended around 3 p.m. with Sanders choosing to leave after the belligerent protesters took the stage and stayed there, controlling the microphone, and hurling racist insults at the progressive crowd gathered to hear Sanders speak.
After disrupting the Sanders event and taking the microphone, a hostile and obnoxious Johnson accused the audience of white supremacist liberalism before telling the Seattle crowd:
I was going to tell Bernie how racist this city is with all of its progressives but youve already done that for me. Thank you.
Are these people kidding? A man who has spent his life fighting for racial justice and equality is a racist why? Because Vermont has very few black people?
Bernie's from New York. Brooklyn I believe, which has lots of black people.
Have we become so unhinged to attack a man who has spent his life being more of a progressive liberal than most mainstream Democrats?
Bernie all the way!
Please PM me. I am a bit confused. I am doing this for my wife who is going for her green card, but am confused on the process.
He is a worthless little pissant.
We're submitting her I-130 form at the end of the month and she will be back here in September on a K3 visa rather than a B2 o she can work and do things while she is being processed.
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