If there’s anything to be said about Bernie Sanders fans, it’s that they’ve handled the past year with the sort of sensitivity so rarely seen in politics today. And now that Bernie Sanders has finally conceded to Hillary Clinton, they’re responding with the same fair-minded thoughtfulness we’ve all come to know and love.
You’ll find no greater example of this than on Sanders supporters’ unofficial Facebook hub, Bernie Sanders’ Dank Meme Stash. For the past few hours, its hundreds of thousands of members have been eagerly contributing to a conversation that could very well shape the future of the Democratic party. Let’s see what they have to say.
Pay, do you have something to add?
Dylan, meanwhile, raises an excellent point.
Popular culture can offer helpful insights into our feelings.
A Jill Stein candidacy was floated.
But in the midst of all the turmoil, Sanders supporters kept things in perspective.
It’s important to keep an open mind about all possibilities.
Like, for instance, anarchy.
As Sanders supporters show, it’s also important to have an outlet to express your frustration.
Loyalty and even-handedness are paramount.
Some supporters even thanked Bernie for all his hard work.
Others applauded his jovial nature.
Tell us how you feel, Andy.
Sanders supporters had a close relationship with their candidate, and relationships are a two-way street.
And when times get tough, it’s important to keep your friends close.
Thank you, Sanders fans, for showing us what productive discourse is all about.
On to the general.