During last night’s climate town hall, Bernie Sanders said he was opposed to nuclear power because of the Fukushima and Chernobyl disasters:

CNN’s Bill Weir was the one who asked Bernie the question which is why we wonder why this brutal fact check was being offered up on Twitter and not to his face on live TV:

FWIW, Elizabeth Warren had basically the same answer to Sanders on nuclear power, which really shows that both candidates don’t really care about reducing emissions:

Warren, especially, pretends to be above the politics of it all but she’s really not: