The really sad thing about this story is that it sells short the many Bernie Sanders supporters who, despite being wrong, showed true grit and toughness by raising their voices in the sweltering heat out in the DNC free speech cage, or the ones who are being good stewards of the Revolution by helping to defeat Donald Trump, or even the ones who are sweet and stubborn and misinformed.
Then there’s this bunch, as described by TIME‘s Charlotte Alter:
Microaggressions are a real thing, but the term has become so overused, it has lost its legitimate meaning, which is not that political opponents got passive/aggressive with you.
There were apparently some Bernie delegates who were moved to tears for a different reason, however, if this Hillary delegate is to be believed:
Maybe we really can all get along.