Election 2020

Bernie Bros Are LOSING IT: Nevada Caucus Workers Asked to Sign NDAs Barring Them from Talking to Media

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., cheer as they caucus at the Bellagio hotel-casino, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

During this week’s Democrat debate in Nevada, Sen. Elizabeth Warren unloaded on former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg for requiring women who had filed discrimination or sexual harrassment complaints to sign nondisclosure agreements (NDAs), which barred them from discussing the cases.

It turns out that Bloomberg isn’t alone in insisting on confidentiality. The Nevada State Democratic Party is asking its caucus site leaders to sign NDAs that would bar them from speaking with the media. The NDAs read, in part: “With the attention focused on Nevada politics, it is possible that I will encounter reporters while working for or volunteering in an official capacity for the NDSP.”

The agreement continues, “If I am contacted by a reporter, I must immediately refer him or her to the Communications Director or Executive Director at the Las Vegas headquarters … THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS.

Seth Morrison, a caucus site leader, told CNN that when he refused to sign the NDA, officials offered him a lower-level position, so he quit.

“The wording of that agreement is very broad,” Morrison told CNN. “If I were to, quote, ‘disparage’ the party or talk to the media without their permission, they could sue me for everything I own.”

Molly Forgey, communications director for the NSDP insists that the agreements are optional.

Morrison disagrees. “They’re lying,” he said.

To make matters worse, Morrison also called into question the “untested” Google Forms/iPad system being used to tally the votes:

As you might expect, the Bernie Bros have their knickers in a twist about the NDAs, saying it gives credence to their claims that the fix is in:

There are a lot more where those came from. No word on whether the Sanders campaign will raise the issue with the DSPN, nor have we heard from Liz “NDAs Evil” Warren.

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