The Bernie Sanders supporter who slowed down a Bill Clinton surprise meet and greet in Santa Fe is getting his fifteen minutes of fame. The story went viral after Buzzfeed recounted some of the conversation. Much of the conversation was inaudible to reporters. NM Political Report was one of three local outlets to follow Clinton at two unscheduled campaign stops last week. This week, Brody appeared on “Democracy Now!,” a progressive news radio and TV program.
Four New Mexico politicos gathered to discuss the state of the presidential race and more on Democracy Now! Wednesday. The discussion comes a little more than a month before New Mexicans go to the polls for the primary. Related: Johnson explains party switch on Democracy Now! Former Gov. Gary Johnson, former Lt. Gov. Diane Denish and State Senators Jerry Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque, and Sue Wilson Beffort, R-Sandia Park, took part in the roundtable, where they discussed the Democratic and Republican primaries.
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson made an appearance on the national progressive talk show Democracy Now! Wednesday. He spoke about the presidential primaries and why he left the Republican party in 2012. The show’s host Amy Goodman asked Johnson if he felt the Republican Party left him. Related: NM politicos talk Clinton, Sanders and, yes, Trump
Johnson said his former party “did not stand up” for him when he was shut out of debates by networks due to his low polling numbers when he originally ran for president in 2012.