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Sanders Chief of Staff: ‘Institutional Bias' Against Us by ‘Millionaires' in the Media


Added 07-17-19 11:20:08am EST - “The chief of staff of Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) presidential campaign said the "millionaires paid by billionaires" in the media are biased against his candidate.” - Freebeacon.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Freebeacon.com: “Sanders Chief of Staff: 'Institutional Bias' Against Us by 'Millionaires' in the Media”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The chief of staff of Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) presidential campaign said the "millionaires paid by billionaires" in the media are biased against his candidate.

Ari Rabin-Havt said there is an "institutional bias" in the press for something new, suggesting the media viewed Sanders's second presidential campaign as old news.

"The elite media, the media that’s at the top, the cable nets, the lead editors, the reporters, they tend to live in Washington, D.C., or New York," Rabin-Havt said in a video posted on YouTube, according to The Hill. "They tend to be upper-middle class or wealthy. They work for companies worth billions of dollars. So on TV you have millionaires paid by billionaires to present information."

Sanders is a millionaire himself, and he's pushed back against criticism of his wealth given his invective against "millionaires and billionaires" on the campaign trail.

"I didn't know that it was a crime to write a good book which turns out to be a bestseller," Sanders said in April.

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