Seth Meyers blasts Democrats' process, rules as he breaks down Hillary vs Bernie

"These complicated rules just give people on both sides more chances to feel cheated"


Brendan Gauthier
May 20, 2016 2:29PM (UTC)

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers last night took a "Closer Look" at the especially turbulent 2016 Democratic primary that's left Bernie Sanders battling DNC leadership and delegate math more than his opponent, likely nominee Hillary Clinton.

"Things have been very tense between (Bernie Sanders') campaign and the leadership of the Democratic party basically since the very beginning," Meyers explained. "Sanders supporters suspected the DNC ... was trying to help Hillary by limiting debates and scheduling them at times when no one would watch."

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Tensions reached a fever pitch over the weekend with Sanders supporters causing a ruckus at the Nevada state Democratic Party convention during which party officials "hijacked the process on the floor," according to Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver.

"Can we just agree that caucuses are stupid and every state should just hold a primary?" Meyers continued. "These complicated rules just give people on both sides more chances to feel cheated."

Watch the full segment below:


Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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