Sanders Reveals to Colbert He Won't Drop Out and Will Continue Efforts to Transform the Democratic Party (Video)
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders joined host Stephen Colbert on “The Late Show” just before giving his much anticipated “Where We Go From Here” speech at the Town Hall in New York City on Thursday.
“Is there anything that you’re going to announce in the speech that you may want to have some help phrasing?” Colbert asked Sanders.
“Yes, what we’re going to announce is that the struggle for social justice will continue; that we are going to come up with the strongest platform that the Democratic Party has ever seen; that we are going to continue the fight to create an economy that works for all of us, and not just the few on top; that the United States is going to join the rest of the industrialized world and guarantee health care to all people as a right."
“These all sound good,” Colbert told Sanders, but “I have heard these before,” he said, smirking.
“Well, you’re going to hear them again!” Sanders fired off. “And we’re going to make public colleges and universities tuition-free!”
But Sanders also emphasized that the movement is much bigger than his presidential campaign; it's about electing progressive candidates at every level of government.
"All of you and eveyone else who's watching have got to be involved in the political process," Sanders announced, pointing to Colbert's "Late Show" audience.
As Sanders answered Colbert's question if he would endorse Hillary Clinton in the negative, it looks like his revolutionary mission will continue.