Looks as if Bernie has experienced a change of heart with little more than 24 hours remaining before Iowans gather to caucus. Hillary’s “damn emails” were no big deal were no biggie in October. But now, one day before the Hawkeye State votes, he says they deserve attention.

That was before he was in a position to beat the formerly presumed inevitable front-runner in Iowa.

https://twitter.com/AdamBaldwin/status/693843192064520192

Isn’t it great to see Sanders running a different type of campaign, rising above all of the typical political shenanigans.

Related:

‘Let the investigation proceed unimpeded’! Bernie Sanders now thinks Hillary Clinton’s ‘damn emails’ are an issue

Clinton rapid response team agrees with WaPo, Bernie Sanders: America tired of Hillary’s emails

‘Tell it to the FBI’: Hillary Clinton says email scandal politically motivated ‘much like Benghazi’

Are these now classified emails from Sid Blumenthal to Hillary Clinton the proverbial smoking gun?

  • http://www.nleomf.org/officers/heroes-behind-the-badge/heroes-behind-badge-sacrifice-survival.html Meatzilla ✓ᴵᴿᴿᴱᴰᴱᴱᴹᴬᴾᴸᴼᴿᴬᴮᴸᴱ

     
    Float like uh buttahfly – Sting like uh bee! That’s me, baby!

    https://45.media.tumblr.com/b0f0d0564c8355af17dc13d475cb3231/tumblr_o1op831Ow41qc52lxo1_500.gif

    • MrApple

      Float like Socialist desperation, Sting like the true brutality of the real world.

    • Please, god help us!

      “Hands up, don’t poot!” — Andrea Mitchell

    • audieho

      Looks like a war on women to me.

    • ricoliv

      If only this fantasy had ended in a knockout– especially of the “blonde” with the over–sized head.

    • san rafael blue

      Andrea says; “I’m a voter, not a fighter!”

    • http://IKnowBO.com/ Slam1263

      “Float like a bad fart, smells like pee.” – James Corbett

  • Frank Rizzo

    Let there be no doubt. Bernie was supposed to be stage dressing in sham debates leading to Hillary’s coronation. Same as Obama was supposed to be in 2008. But she is a horrible candidate, and a horrible person and once again America is rejecting her and the fake candidate will end up winning. Hopefully only the nomination this time.

    • http://truthbeforedishonor.wordpress.com John Hitchcock

      So a fake Democrat candidate might win the Democrat side and a Democrat faking like a Republican might win the Republican side?

      • vetgal1970

        I just heard Bob Dole stumping for Trump call Ted Cruz a RINO because he’s too Conservative. This whole campaign season is just too unreal

        • http://truthbeforedishonor.wordpress.com John Hitchcock

          Too Conservative for the Republican Ruling Class? But exactly where the grass roots are? That’s why Bob Dole is a lost cause.

          • vetgal1970

            Apparently we who have opposed Stimulus, TARP, Obamacare, Pelosi, Reid, intrusive and over reaching regulations on US have suddenly gone from being too extremely Conservative to being too ‘liberal’ …… Like we are playing some kind of progressive word game. SMDH

          • ricoliv

            He should have stuck to canning pineapple juice.

        • Kawfy

          and Jerry Falwell Jr?? Liberty Univ has gone full on cuckoo for cocoa puffs

        • grais

          ?
          Dole has forgotten that Republicans were once about conservatism? Or is he admitting that the GOP has abandoned conservatives?
          what a friggin’ mess

        • noncommie

          Bob “freaked”dole. Tails from the crypt!

      • Kawfy

        that about sums it up in a nutshell…..unfortunately…..you might say “what is going on with our candidate pool?” but it is actually a question of what the hell is wrong with the electorate?

        • Grumpy Granny

          I believe the electorate wants to be given the “stuff” they’d like to have and then they want entertainment. Actual good government isn’t interesting to them.

          • grais

            *golf clap*

          • san rafael blue

            I like your Posting Name; Grumpy Granny.
            Everybody has known at least one Grumpy Gran.
            Most times they have good reason for being short of temper.
            A lifetime of biting their ladylike tongue will do that.

      • grais

        pretty disheartening.

    • DeplorableMessMan ✔ JesseMessy

      …Tweet by Randy Clemens: “I thought we were tired of hearing about her “damn e-mails”.” ……….Tweet by Ben Cook: So seriously that he’ll jokingly dismiss it during debates.”
      …Really, guys (including folks at twitchy): Did everyone forget that Bern wasn’t talking to the moderator when he said America “is sick and tired of hearing about YOUR Emails”? He was pandering to his “opponent” Hillary, which was cringeworthy even to me as an ardent constitutionalist. Until last week, in fact, I thought Bern couldn’t ever be “out-pandered”…Until Carly did so herself by defending her opponent Santorum, a sop at Trumpeters to show “hey (she) can bully Megyn Kelly just like DT does”. Not only would it have been presidential of Carly to reply “I won’t answer for Rick”, BUT in fact Santorum’s “pro-life bona-fides” are far from impeccable, Rick’s creds were explained to me on the related thread last week: “(paraphrasing) Rick has always voted to outlaw partial/live-birth abortions. XQZME, THAT’s supposed to make Rick a paragon of pro-lifery (since “life begins at conception” when last I looked)? How does that someone make Rick Reaganesque when EVERY Repub (plus a few pro-choice Dems) is against abortion-on-delivery? It’s that’s what makes Rick a pro-lifer, then there’s truly no such thing as a RINO, hmm?

      • NannoH

        Have you heard anything more about Sooner?

        • DeplorableMessMan ✔ JesseMessy

          …I tried finding her on the Disqus-driven site of our old friend FreedomRecon(nection:Com). I’m told she went crazy on the very last day she & I exchanged comments here, “crazy” meaning she apparently threatened some regular-commenters on both sites. That gal always did shrug off my advice to tone down the luch-act on these boards. S*I*G*H

          • NannoH

            Yeah, William Amos explained she had crossed the line even after he told her to back down. I understand but I miss her, though.
            Have a good Sunday!

          • DeplorableMessMan ✔ JesseMessy

            ..I miss her too. I guess the last time you & I talked, I had a #BringBackSooner-hashtag in my screen-name, huh? Well, it nearly got me run off FR’s website (where she got banned too) since all the ol’ Twitchers except FR herself jumped to the conclusion that I knew what’d happened to her. Being clinically bipolar as I am, I empathize with her “quick-tempered-ness” (and I couldn’t see just how overboard she went since bannees’ comments all get deleted) but I’d advised her for weeks to avoid folks (especially Mods) who disliked her uninhibited irascibility, but apparently the poor Gal didn’t take advice. Good Sunday to you & everyone, NannoH.

        • san rafael blue

          What’s this? Has Sooner been (temporarily) excommunicated?

          • NannoH

            Yep, Sooner was banned and these bannings are never temporary. Some other regulars were banned, also. Seems this election year makes some people go over the edge.

          • san rafael blue

            Oh Dear. I will miss her. She was an emotional Irish girl, a friendly Shrew, yet untamed, at least not tamed by me. One of her kidlets will teach her how to
            ‘re-invent herself’, is what I think…. Bird’s gotta fly & Blogger’s gotta blog!!

  • Acuda4me ✓Please!

    “That was then, this is now.” – Democrats

    • Suzyqpie

      Democrats – evolve.
      Republicans – flip-flop.
      MSM narrative……

      • http://truthbeforedishonor.wordpress.com John Hitchcock

        I prefer the Democrats of the 50s, before the “drugs, sex, and drugged sex” crowd became old enough to put their urine sample of approval on the political process.

        • san rafael blue

          That has got to be the “Mixed Metaphor of the Week”.
          No visual (or olfactory!) aides needed here.

    • vetgal1970

      If not for ‘Double’ they’d have NO standards at all

  • http://youhavetobethistalltogoonthisride.blogspot.com/ keyboard jockey

    Somebody should check and see if took his meds.

  • kch50428

    Name me one Republican that, given duplicate circumstances as Hillary’s emails, would not have been indicted by now…

    • http://truthbeforedishonor.wordpress.com John Hitchcock

      Arlen Specter?

      • nc ✓s & balances

        Freak of nature.

        • grais

          lol

      • icallshenanigans

        Specter started his political life as a Dem. He only switched parties for political expediency, same as he did in the end. He was a toadie.

      • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

        He had been a Dem and acted like one as GOP, so not sure if he qualifie(s)(ed).

        • http://truthbeforedishonor.wordpress.com John Hitchcock

          He was a Dem before and after he was a Republican. He only switched to Republican to get elected in the Senate.

    • nc ✓s & balances

      Repubs go without saying. If you’re a DEM that isn’t “hooked up” with the Clintons or the Obamas *coughBobMenendezcough* you need to watch your back, too.

      • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

        And if you’re “hooked up” with Barney Frank, it’s too late to watch your back(side).

        • Jake Wilde

          I wonder where economic growth would be without Dodd/Frank…

          • http://truthbeforedishonor.wordpress.com John Hitchcock

            They wouldn’t have to cook the books to get a 2.0, which isn’t enough to keep up with population increase. Instead, we would be closer to 2.4. Without ObamaCare, the war on coal, the war on oil, too big to fail, we would be closer to 4.0.

          • Grumpy Granny

            However a war on ISIS would be racist, so we can’t do that.

        • nc ✓s & balances

          Ugh. You had to go there…

          • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

            C’mon, you know I go straight for the gutter humor.

          • nc ✓s & balances

            Don’t I know it!

      • Penny✓ItsSoFluffy! #GoBolts!

        Yeah, whatever happened to those charges Menendez was threatened with….?

    • RblDiver

      Abraham Lincoln perhaps, but only because the Democrats keep trying to praise him and say they’re in his image…

      • http://twitter.com/thetugboatphil TugboatPhil

        Well, that and he didn’t have email.

        • RblDiver

          Details details!

      • Tessa from Texas

        A lot of them don’t even know he was a Republican–especially the younger ones thanks to what is being taught or not taught in US history classes.

        • Jake Wilde

          They think the Confederacy was Republican….college kids….

        • http://archive.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2007/08/05/the_downside_of_diversity/?page=full Trump winning – Bullet2354

          Lessons specifically NOT TAUGHT!

          The GOP ‘was formed’ to end slavery and muster enough political will to fight the Civil War over it.

    • san rafael blue

      Jumpin’ Jim Jeffords.

  • vetgal1970

    WOW That right wing conspiracy is so vast it even swept up socialist grandpa

  • Arttie the Deplorable

    Duuude, that’s so yesterday.

  • Jake Wilde

    The primaries on both sides are a circus. We should know who we want through scrutiny and direct observation. No person should EVER be able to run for president if they are being investigated by the FBI or a parallel agency.

  • drw

    A politician that’s willing to exploit both sides of an issue for political gain? That’s unpossible.

  • grais

    He was happy to politicize it when he thought it was a RW witch hunt.

  • Dan Abbett

    The heat under Hillary’s email troubles is at the torch level. What are the Dems going to do when it finally ignites and turns her aspirations for president into cinders and ash? I have a feeling that Bernie Sanders is going to win Iowa and that Clinton’s email saga will only get worse between Iowa and New Hampshire. Then what? Time to stock up on popcorn methinks, this episode is going to be a thriller.

    • Elizabeth Bennett

      Toss in Biden?

  • EnoughIsEnough

    Bernie highlights that he is just another politician, ready to say whatever it takes to get elected. What changed, Bernie, since the debate that you gave Hillary a pass, and now?

  • Newportcarl

    Bernie’s gating ‘sick and tired of those damn emails’?
    I’m getting a little sick and tired of Bernie.

    • Penny✓ItsSoFluffy! #GoBolts!

      On my way home from church, I got stuck behind a car with a bernie sticker on it. It was an old beat up Toyota Tercel driven by what looked like a typical granola-head college student with some gender studies degree. Big difference from the 2015* Jaguar I saw sporting a Cruz bumper sticker that was parked in the church parking lot. 🙂

      *edit

      • Grumpy Granny

        But, but that’s not fair that some R has a Jaguar.

        • grais

          He’s obviously an evil thief.

          • Penny✓ItsSoFluffy! #GoBolts!

            And probably some evil social conservative who’s pro-life and believes in religious liberty.

          • grais

            the bastid

          • Penny✓ItsSoFluffy! #GoBolts!

            Yep, better burn him at the stake.

          • http://truthbeforedishonor.wordpress.com John Hitchcock

            A horse thief steals horses.
            A car thief steals cars.
            A jewelry thief steals jewelry.

            What does an evil thief steal?

          • grais

            Okay, so he’s trying to hog all the evil, too. just like a republican…
            /

          • http://truthbeforedishonor.wordpress.com John Hitchcock

            If the New England Patriots are called the Pats,
            And the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are called the Bucs,
            What are the Tennessee Titans called?

          • grais

            tites maybe?

          • algonquinmatt

            they are usually called first in the NFL draft.

          • Penny✓ItsSoFluffy! #GoBolts!

            Ha ha ha!!!

          • Penny✓ItsSoFluffy! #GoBolts!

            Um, excuse me, but the Tampa Bay team has been renamed. They are once again the Tampa Bay Yuckaneers.

      • grais

        There’s a house in my town(red town, red county,blue state) that I drive by frequently. I’m not trying to be mean when I say it might be the most run-down house in town – it just might be. Saw a Bernie sign stuck in the ground for a while; then it was gone for a while; now there’s one nailed, crookedly, to a tree.

        • Penny✓ItsSoFluffy! #GoBolts!

          There’s a house/trailer kinda thing in our town that has a few hand painted signs nailed to the telephone post by the main road. One says “Impeach obama”, another says”Do you trust the NSA?”, and the last one says “Trump 2016”. Bless his heart.

          (edit) BTW, if the sign had been for Cankles, the fact that it’s crooked would have been rather telling and funny. 🙂

        • san rafael blue

          “Nailed”, but crookedly so.
          Consult your Kama Sutra for all the choices available.

      • Jake Wilde

        Yeah, the Bern Notice on campus is a bunch of masculine girls and feminine guys….

  • Eric Botena

    Bernie if you want to win, get your boxing gloves on. Ask Mitt or McCain what you get for being a polite loser.

  • Mike Achertz

    This guy is such a douche.

  • algonquinmatt

    I was telling my daughter the other day (she’s a Bernie fan) that he may have blown the election with his stupid comments during that debate. What everyone thought was a magnanimous gesture may end up costing him Iowa.

  • Elizabeth Bennett

    In October Bernie had no expectation of actually having a chance- now he is thinking ‘Holy onion, I might just win Iowa!’

    • algonquinmatt

      But he may have blown it by letting Hillary off the hook. What he should’ve said in that debate: “everybody is sick and tired of talking about those damned emails. Let’s hope that the FBI can wrap up its investigation soon so we can concentrate on the bigger issues”

  • aztectrumpet

    Eh. It’s pretty much the same way Cruz handled Trump.

    • algonquinmatt

      Except that Cruz didn’t make a fatal gaffe like Bern did. He was just trying to play his cards and hope that Trump imploded.

  • ricoliv

    Those “damn emails,” which “everybody” was sick of hearing about before, have suddenly become ‘impawt’nt” now that the recipient of those emails has begun to attack her opponent– who just happens to be the same man who claimed he was among the “everybody” recuperating from email-coverage disease. Are you dizzy yet?

  • Magnifico

    He’s the only Democrat who thinks it’s a serious issue

  • Deplorable Spinster

    Saying he was “sick” of the damn emails was one of the biggest blunders of the year.
    I guess he was trying to be nice and magnanimous.

    Chivalry is not going to get him elected. Besides, many PC types think chivalry is sexist.

  • jaded

    angry old man screaming into the clouds again. Video at 5.

  • http://archive.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2007/08/05/the_downside_of_diversity/?page=full Trump winning – Bullet2354

    Bernie needs to pull out the ‘Flux Capacitor’ -1.21 gigawatts! 1.21 gigawatts. Great Scott!

  • constitutionminded

    When he didn’t believe he had a shot at winning they were no big deal, but now with the winner in doubt it is a big deal. Kind of late to the party Bernie, but then you like to make an entrance.

  • Andrew

    Obama may have made a huge mistake in coming out for Hillary while having Josh Earnest hint there would be no indictment within the same week. It would take quite a bit to get the socialists in America interested in Hillary’s criminal activity, but that combination might have been enough to do it.

  • Arkuy The Great

    Regardless of this drama now taking place in front of the cameras I fully expect Clinton to win by commanding margins in IA and NH. After which the nomination will be a fairly easy coast. Sorry to say but this entire “Feel The Bern” has been a ginned-up construct by the media to inject some life into an otherwise moribund D race. There is no way the Clinton machine fails to seal this up early.

  • Bone_spurred

    This is a preview of the political climate Bernie would exhibit if president. Shifting with the political winds and not standing up unless it benefits him politically. Another lifelong suck arse politician

  • http://wandererswaysite.wordpress.com Wanderer

    I just can’t wait to watch these two duke it out over Guam.

    I know it didn’t end well in 2008 but the show up to that point was hilarious.

  • Meowbius

    The gimme crowd turned out to be even bigger than first expected, so Bernie got a newfound enthusiasm? that’s scary