Following Sanders officially dropping out of the race, Stein reminded RT viewers of her proposal to step aside in order to offer him the nomination in her Green Party.
“We have been offering Bernie Sanders, basically to sit down and talk and to explore how we might be collaborate, because I can’t give away the nomination,” Stein told RT, stressing that even though she cannot take the delegates’ role of assigning nominations, she “could certainly work with him for all sorts of possibilities, including leading the ticket.”
This could be possible, she said, if Sanders “truly saw the light,”meaning “the green light, that we do need independent politics.”
In Stein’s view, “the revolution is now being stuffed back into a counter-revolutionary party,” whose standard bearer, Clinton, she scorns for “leading the charge for Wall Street, for wars and for the Walmart economy.”
“Bernie said let’s forget the past, but I don’t think people can forget this movement that they’ve worked so hard to build,” Stein said, adding that on Tuesday “there were a lot of people who were watching this endorsement in complete and utter disbelief.”
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