PHILADELPHIA — Hours before their preferred candidate is scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention, supporters of progressive primary contender Bernie Sanders continued protesting outside of City Hall in Center City. Enlivened by leaked emails that point to a pattern of preferential treatment for presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton on the part of DNC leadership, Sanders supporters are fighting it out to the bitter end.
Sanders will make his first address since news broke that DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will resign after the convention tonight. Despite his formal endorsement for Hillary Clinton, the progressive wing that he brought to life with his grassroots primary campaign is still leveling acid criticisms of the former Secretary of State.
No pro-Trump protestors were present. Protestors crowded every block surrounding City Hall on Monday afternoon, with all except an evangelical preacher with all-purpose “REPENT” signs coming out for Sanders: