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How Bernie Sanders Makes His Mega-Rallies

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Twenty-seven hours before Bernie Sanders recited his case for “political revolution” to 4,500 supporters at the local branch of the state university here on Tuesday night, the first of the Sander-istas had already wandered in from the desert. Bearded, he wore a t-shirt in the style of Shepard Fairey’s iconic image of Barack Obama — emblazoned instead with Sanders’ face and the message, “Hope is nice, but I prefer no bullsh—." By the time volunteer training rolled around, another 100-odd Sander-istas had materialized to learn the ropes of running a political rally on the fly. A day later they would be manning checkpoints, directing foot traffic, registering voters, collecting data on attendees, hawking merchandise and distributing water. A volunteer pep squad would give out campaign signs and lead cheers. This is how the Summer of Sanders — the string of unexpectedly large campaign rallies that’s exceeding even Barack Obama’s 2007 draws with attendance that often numbers in the tens of thousands — has come together. http://www.politico.com/story/2015/08/bernie-sanders-rallies-2016-grassroots-support-121512.html http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by Wochit using http://wochit.com