Members of Sanders’s Online Army Ready to Fight On

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March 20, 2020

With the odds quickly growing against Sen. Bernie Sanders’s bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, some in his army of online advocates are vowing to continue the fight even if he drops out, attacking Joe Biden and threatening to back a third-party candidate.

Victor Tiffany helps lead that loosely connected digital militia from an aging desktop computer in his upstairs home office here. The 64-year-old IT technician and protest-movement veteran runs a“Bernie or Bust”network that has been a potent force during the nominating process, with massive social media campaigns against Mr.Sanders’s rival candidates, including sometimes vicious memes spread across platforms such as Facebook.

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