Bernie is the only one who cares about people like this. Enough with “compromise.” Medicare for ALL, or you’re a heartless corporate sellout who will allow sick people to rot. No exceptions.

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I was walking home from the grocery store in 16 degree weather, and at one point there was this poor guy in front of me, also just having gotten his groceries. I don't know exactly what he had, didn't look quite like ALS or muscular dystrophy, but his legs were super bent and he was dragging his feet on the pavement, using a wheeled walker to help. It took him so, so long to finish each step, and I kept thinking about how long it'd take him to get home, regardless of how close by he lived.

I also wondered if he couldn't afford a wheelchair. Attempting to walk seemed not just ineffective, but incredibly painful, for this man.

There's also another man in a wheelchair in my neighborhood, and maybe I shouldn't assume things like this, but whenever he looks up at me, he just looks so sad. It seems like he hasn't been able to find good people who love him despite his disability. Now it's dawning on me that I should make an effort to talk to him.

So many of us complain because we don't have money, or the body of a supermodel, or whatever it is. But like…if you can see with both eyes, and your legs work, and you're not an amputee, you've basically won the lottery. And how many of us act like we know that? Close to zero. In fact, a lot of the time, I feel like it's disabled people that surprise me with their infectious gratitude and amazing outlook.

If anyone who's physically disabled is reading this, I just want you to know you're amazing. It takes so much strength for many of you to do things that able-bodied people don't even have to think about.

God, I hope he wins this.

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Bernie as Beto ends his campaign: I want to thank Beto, who is a friend, not only for running a principled campaign, but for understanding that we must end the horrific level of gun violence in America

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Beto O'Rourke ended his campaign for president today

Though it is difficult to accept, it is clear to me now that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully. My service to the country will not be as a candidate or as the nominee. Acknowledging this now is in the best interests of those in the campaign; it is in the best interests of this party as we seek to unify around a nominee; and it is in the best interests of the country.

Bernie thanked Beto in a tweet:

Thank you Beto O'Rourke for running a campaign to bring millions of people together, fight for justice for all and end gun violence in America. We are grateful for your leadership.

And also in his campaign rally today:

I want to thank Beto, who is a friend, not only for running a principled campaign, but for understanding that we must end the horrific level of gun violence in America.

Bernie ran his first congressional campaign in 1988 on banning assault weapons and has been a strong proponent of assault weapon ban from then like Beto.

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