The Washington Post reports:
As the Nevada Democratic convention voted to award a majority of delegates to Hillary Clinton — an accurate reflection of her victory in the state’s February caucuses — Sanders backers charged the stage, threw chairs and shouted vulgar epithets at speakers. Security agents had to protect the dais and ultimately clear the room.
Sanders supporters publicized the cellphone number of the party chairwoman, Roberta Lange, resulting in thousands of abusive text messages and threats:
“Praying to God someone shoots you in the FACE and blows your democracy-stealing head off!”
“Hey bitch. . . We know where you live. Where you work. Where you eat. Where your kids go to school/grandkids. . . Prepare for hell.”
Veteran Nevada reporter Jon Ralston transcribed some of the choice voicemail messages for the chairwoman, some with vulgar labels for women and their anatomy:
“I think people like you should be hung in a public execution. . . . You are a sick, twisted piece of s— and I hope you burn for this!”
“You f—ing stupid bitch! What the hell are you doing? You’re a f—ing corrupt bitch!”
Such charming people. And these were not e-mails or Facebook rants but voice messages and text messages.