Clinton Goes Back On Good-Faith Promise To Bernie Sanders

A PROMISE IS A PROMISE! -- Hillary Clinton promised a California #DemDebate when Bernie Sanders agreed to a New York debate in February!.... Maybe this is why Clinton has "trustworthy" issues!!  


“I am disappointed but not surprised by Secretary Clinton’s unwillingness to debate before the largest and most important primary in the presidential nominating process," said Senator Sanders - 5/24/2016. 
"The state of California and the United States face some enormous crises. Democracy, and respect for the voters of California, would suggest that there should be a vigorous debate in which the voters may determine whose ideas they support. I hope Secretary Clinton reconsiders her unfortunate decision to back away from her commitment to debate.
"I also would suggest that Secretary Clinton may want to be not quite so presumptuous about thinking that she is a certain winner. In the last several weeks, the people of Indiana, West Virginia and Oregon have suggested otherwise.”
Hillary Clinton asked for the New York debate, and in return, Bernie Sanders asked for the California debate, before the #CAPrimary June 7th. 

   

Hillary Clinton has famously said, a presidential candidate should be "willing to debate anytime, anywhere." -- Unless, of course, you are Hillary Clinton!!

Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver said the Vermont senator has accepted an invitation from Fox News to debate "with the understanding that we can reach mutual agreement on the debate moderators, the format and other details.” 
Weaver said both campaigns in January agreed to hold a debate in May in California, adding that the Clinton campaign has “balked at keeping that pledge.”
“More than half way through the month of May, we hope Secretary Clinton will soon make good on her campaign’s commitment and agree to a time and place for a debate,” Weaver said in the statement.

Analysts say, she would only damage herself in further back-and-forth testy debates, so she is trying to wiggle out of the promise she made. But isn't that the whole point? 
Don't we want to see her strength, or lack of strength against a worthy opponent before we, as voters choose the Democratic nominee we think is best prepared to win in November against the Republican candidate, Donald Trump? 
And what kind of a role model is Hillary Clinton to our children, if she thinks it is OK to make a public promise and then ignore that promise made to Senator Sanders and the American voters? 
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