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Joining me now from Columbia. South Carolina is the legendary civil rights activist former presidential candidate. The Reverend Jesse Jackson he won the South Carolina Democratic primary in both one thousand nine hundred eighty four and nineteen eighty eight Reverend Jackson. Thank you so much for being with us on intercepted before we talk about the specifics of Democratic Socialism. What's your response to these? Red baiting attacks against Senator Bernie Sanders seems to me if Bloomberg wonder feet trump run against trump and republican primary. This race began a year ago. He said the first ten rounds of the fight. The U on the fighting you live with around. He's I people tied and broke it. Kind of runs. Rochon them GRANDPA's rule. Do not make sense to me and have a white primary voters. And then you have New Hampshire. You Have Nevada and soft. Lana you the bother South Carolina Michigan Illinois on the Front side as a New Hampshire number. One number two. I think that you also have a situation. Where different parts of Super Tuesday? We knew it to be from California one beverage in America's California warrant that Rhode Island in one day. Is that against people who have no have much money. If you had. South Carolina Nevada Michigan Illinois come Harrison Buca was seven chance in Castro. They got wiped out in white bread. Moore's exhausting this time in the Monday Super Tuesday. We run from California to Rhode Island in the same day. Rational person has adopted from coast to coast. Was that kind of money. Burned sentences shown where he can compete. He does well. What is going to be difficult? Tuition competing vote in fifteen states on the same day while and he's going to be facing this onslaught of negative attack ads from Mike Bloomberg. Who's worth sixty billion dollars tech and burn about ten some Nice about Castro mentioned Batista? Things have people in context. I mean Batista. Cuban scene rollins for the rich and the gangsters because we merges in that situation and the people he was authoritarian but extremely began extremes. So I'm concerned that even the capsule thing is seen as Democrat in the same season from Nineteen Fifty. Five thousand blast been lynched. Almost new president the thing about the the thing about it. You Know Reverend Jackson at the same time that we have these attack ads running against Bernie Sanders and this relation of Bernie Sanders comments during the period of the US dirty wars in central and Latin America you have this demonization of Sanders going on. Because he calls himself a democratic socialist. If I know my history correctly the late Dr Martin Luther King and of course you were with Dr Martin Luther King at the Lorraine Motel. You were there in the trenches everyday organizing in civil rights movement. Dr King also was red baited. Dr King also spoke of a democratic socialism and against savage capitalism. The operative word is democracy of one by the people we had democracy. And listen you. Cou exists democracy in women's right the boot coexist in democracy has denied the right to vote. So there's the socialize. The process helps here and job wages. I think they could choose. Those doesn't say Venezuela Cuba China in Bertha Cattle Roosevelt socialis rodent to polls the social security will almost the country subscriptions distance from rugged individualism Pool and substitute for the wealthy even today the socialism the rich true the have the tax cut deliveries and pay. No taxes does socialism in State Highway Socialism the military a social institution universities. The bridges supports ferruginous. Ruth Resistance Does always say now. Reverend Jackson it seems that on the one hand you have Bernie Sanders running against Donald trump you have Bernie sanders running against his competitors in the Democratic primary but I would also assert that in a clear sense Bernie Sanders is also running against the DNC. The elite of the Democratic Party's leadership and really arcane rules that you also faced when you ran for president particularly in nineteen eighty-eight that seem to want to give the power brokers the shadow brokers of the Democratic Party. The final word on who the nominee is going to be. What is your assessment of the way that the Democratic Party governs itself during these primaries and specifically regarding the Sanders campaign that will emission do rent puzzlement to the action? Mold stops all campaign. Burning represents a vast by people and destroy him to some unjust situation. Deportable will not be reconciled. They burn the inland war on on the same history in terms of sense of humanity and a sense of the projection legal protection protection there. Those who've been lockout talk a little bit about the campaign that was waged against you by powerful people in the Democrat Party when you ran your incredibly inspiring run for president in the nineteen eighties. Both eighty four and eighty eight will the notion that could not win was the UH buildings. All we got double digits without a budget. We've