Bernie Sanders’ Rise Prompts Media Meltdown, Establishment Panic: A Closer Look
Late Night with Seth Meyers
Seth takes a closer look at some pundits and members of the Democratic establishment panicking after Bernie Sanders won the Nevada caucus in a landslide.
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Bernie Sanders’ Rise Prompts Media Meltdown, Establishment Panic: A Closer Look- Late Night with Seth Meyers

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  • Darren Smith
    Darren Smith


  • J Love
    J Love

    I wish more would have covered the establishment trashing of Bernie like you did. Utterly shameful and irresponsible what CNN and MSNBC have done against our country and democracy. Thank you Seth for calling it out.

  • gwen coco
    gwen coco

    Booty cheeks.

  • Unambiguously Vague
    Unambiguously Vague

    Well this segment aged like warm mayonnaise...

  • Jill Stover
    Jill Stover

    I vote Bernie he doesnt ride off no one else as Biden, idk but hes got my vote

  • ANNA N
    ANNA N

    If the establishment did not put their thumb on the scale

  • Solaris P
    Solaris P


  • Stacy Smith
    Stacy Smith

    This is more funny if you watch it 2 weeks later.

  • itsthatginger1

    Well this is just fucking depressing to watch now.

  • Sujata Sharma
    Sujata Sharma

    This was 2 weeks ago but by today he has been robbed off his democratic nomination; this is America robbing off itself of an accomplished- brighter future. He tried his level best to cater to the needs of people, put forth his policies and fought passionately- but in the end the main stream media and the democratic establishment played their crooked roles, indoctrinated people with fear of different kinds and stole from the most well deserved presidential candidate his so imminent nomination. So ironic that it is happening in These United States of America- can’t fathom this!😢😢😢

  • Jack Torrance
    Jack Torrance

    It's almost like those people knew what they were talking about!!!

    • kopskey1

      "Pundit Math". Well it seems more accurate then Bernie math so...

  • Slammin Sammy Jo
    Slammin Sammy Jo

    You know if you think about it the true villain in the Joker was the media, maybe that's why all of those journalists were freaking out about it.

  • closedmouth

    this one didn't age very well, huh

  • makingadifference

    Isn't he supposed to be a comedian?

  • Lei Shy
    Lei Shy CNN is owned by Time Warner. Time warner is a publicly traded corporation, (TWX), with revenues of close to $30 billion per year. Time warner is one of Hillary Clintons top ten lifetime contributors. Enough said! But who exactly owns Time Warner? This is where we enter the shell game of modern globalized capitalism. 89% of TWX shares (shares of stock) are "institutionally owned". This means that large financial houses like Vanguard, State Street, JP Morgan, and Black Rock Financial owns the majority of the stock. Well who owns these entities? This is where the shell game is. Black Rock is also 89% institutionally owned. Some of the largest holders are Vanguard, State Street, and JP Morgan. If you look into the ownership of the other entities, you will soon see they all own each other! Not only do they own each other, they own every corporation you can think of. Look into any major corporation and you will see they are owned by these four entities. Hiding behind these faceless entities are the people who really own and control our country, and the world for that matter. Now do you see why "Hillary Clinton won"?! Larry Fink is the founder of Black Rock. His firm manages a staggering $12 trillion in assets worldwide; that's more than the GDP of China! ($9 trillion in 2013) Called the "Wizard of Oz" by many in Washington and on Wall Street, he truly is the man behind the curtain. He was instrumental in brokering the deals for the 2008 bailouts. His firm took on $5 trillion in assets from the government after the Bear Sterns and Lehman Brothers collapse. Ask yourself one question, who do you think Mr Fink wants to be president? Hint: NOT BERNIE SANDERS

  • Snetmot Nosrorb
    Snetmot Nosrorb

    Wow, I had no idea American media was _this_ biased, corporate and storytelling even on the less conservative side. These news reports are essentially hit pieces, deception and propaganda, blunt stances for the status quo and the 1% in the same style as Russian media. They seem to prefer Trump over Bernie. And some one should tell the old cult man that he already is in a cult.

  • Di Mac
    Di Mac

    Well, this aged well.

  • Taco Taco
    Taco Taco

    Women fantasize about being raped - Bernie Sanders (super rich communist)


    The media can get over it, people want socialism.

  • Kinga Dorosz
    Kinga Dorosz

    F the pundits. All you have to do is just to force all the "moderates" to stop running before Super Tuesday apparently, and we have a senile front runner.

  • Maria Connors
    Maria Connors

    Chuck Toad says what? Congressional Republicans have called Social Security radical socialism, communist, impossible or unsustainable since that law was first introduced while they get taxpayer provided pensions and health plans for life. Remember, "I won't cut Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security like every other Republican."- Don the Con Trump Trump's austerity budgets gut all 3 and public education after his tax scam looted the Treasury for multinationals, oligarchs and gifted the Trump dynasty an estimated billion. As a New York real estate mogul known as the Queen of Mean explained, "Only little people pay taxes." What more could we expect from a corrupt con man who opposes a legal livable wage, is infamous for not paying employees or taxes and told us, "That makes me smart"? An honorary degree from Trump University? Who hasn't seen the Don threaten whistleblowers, witnesses, "rats", "human scum" or civil war? Before the selfdisclosed serial predator endorsed alleged pedophile Judge Roy Moore (whose answer to the question, "When was America great?" was under slavery) the crime boss also told us, "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and not lose any votes." Because it's better to be Fox than be targeted as an "enemy of the people"? Keep hope alive. Keep the struggle for public education, healthcare for all and democracy alive. Bernie Sanders 2020 "Call it democracy or call it democratic socialism there has to be a better distribution of wealth in this country for all god's children." - Martin Luther King who was also called a communist who hates America and was told to go back to Africa.

  • Jemma Tenenbaum
    Jemma Tenenbaum

    The amount that changes in a week...

  • Peksim Lutor
    Peksim Lutor

    It looks like all the assholes joined together to stop this amazing man, is there any justice in the US?

  • G Ing
    G Ing

    We joked, and then they did actually combine into the Biden machine

  • N C
    N C

    Does Chris Matthews have a bet to see if he can get one of the other anchors to reflex-respond with , "Ok, boomer"?

  • Wango Muffly
    Wango Muffly

    I love the way these bottom feeders turn on each other!

  • Scythe Seven
    Scythe Seven

    This has become extremely painful to watch after Super Tuesday.

    • Snetmot Nosrorb
      Snetmot Nosrorb


  • wayne johnson
    wayne johnson

    Bernie sanders has been around for ages he is as honest as the day is long we should start listening to him

  • Stranger Danger
    Stranger Danger

    Glad that Chris Matthews will be sharing all his thoughts in private from here on out.

  • Stranger Danger
    Stranger Danger

    The media pundits, special interests, and democratic establishment are sure doing their best to take Bernie down.

    • kopskey1

      Yeah how dare voters turn out!. We should only have people who like Sanders vote. FuCkInG eStAbLiShMeNt

  • The Scoop!
    The Scoop!

    People need to know the shocking reason why in 1987 Biden withdrew from the presidential primaries in total disgrace. Please share.

  • joão brito
    joão brito

    Sadly there is too much crazy people in the USA who think Bernie is more a commie than Stalin or Castro

  • Ten Minute Tokyo 2
    Ten Minute Tokyo 2

    Another crazed communist. He honeymooned in Moscow.

  • ryarod

    Whether Bernie is given his dues, or whether the DNC returns to its crookedness, he's started something that will gain momentum going forward.

    • kopskey1

      I wouldn't call 30% across the board "momentum"

  • Robert Conville Jr
    Robert Conville Jr

    What happens to the Constitution if Bernie the Communist is elected President! God help us !!

  • Yixe

    this aged well...

  • Larvemannenz001

    "All you have to do is to combine them genetically into Klobubuttdenbidechar." No, their sum total is significant because when one of the moderate candidate inevitably drops out down the line, their votes will probably overwhemingly turn to Biden.

  • Randy Barr
    Randy Barr

    I cancelled my cable six and a half years ago. Why pay for my own brainwashing?

  • b0ricko

    Wearing a USMC Hoodie claiming "I'm scared to death". Just get losz , Mazafaqa

  • b0ricko

    The democratic establishment will give the nomination to Biden, and with this hand the presidency to trump. AFUCKINGGAIN. Just 2016

  • Jim Garman
    Jim Garman

    Funny how Bernie talked about millionaires until he became one

  • Aaron

    This aged well.

  • not2be

    Let's assume that Bernie is a wonderful, kind, human being that intends only the best for everyone. If we all vote to give Bernie the presidency (and the government he would appoint), he would line the government's coffers with lots and lots of fresh tax money, to be dispensed to the needy, et al. This would make the government even more powerful than it is now. But who's to say the person who occupies the White House AFTER Bernie is going to be as kind and compassionate with all the power that more tax money brings? What if they weren't? What if they were more like Stalin or Pol Pot? Would you want either of those people to be in charge of the biggest and most powerful bureaucracy on earth? I wouldn't. I'll never vote for a Socialist, no matter how kind, smart, or well-intentioned, because the next one may not be so kind, and those who have not forgotten their history know how that ends.

  • CCW Noob
    CCW Noob

    Make America Really Xtra Ideologically Socialist Today! Why don't they wear hats and tshirts with this - just abbreviate it.

  • m ED
    m ED

    Seth you are the establishment...

  • squirreljester2

    Chris Matthews "the reds" Me "wow"

  • Destroyer Inazuma
    Destroyer Inazuma

    No one can tell with a 100% certainty where the wind will blow 2/3rd of the delegates haven't spoken yet. If anyone here supports Biden, more power to you but don't claim it's a done deal and if you care about democracy encourage people to vote regardless of who they vote for. Same goes for Sanders supporters and Gabbard supporters. The latter can still get at least half a dozen more votes imho, and that actually can be a tie-breaker.

  • Monstache

    The Klobubidubuduchar incidentally, is now what the DNC got. Because Biden can't remember who Joe's husband is, nor who's his wife and who's his sister, which makes me doubt he really knows his own name anymore. I mean, the DNC switched it up on Biden so who's to say he won't confuse his own campaign with Buttigeig or Klobuchar after they endorsed him?

  • Steven Wilusz
    Steven Wilusz

    This is honestly the most unbiased coverage I’ve ever seen on bernie by anyone on any cable network this entire cycle. I’m watching Seth from now on. #bernie2020

  • Malik Phillips
    Malik Phillips

    And the pendulum swings. We will see how this goes.

  • MrSnowman

    5:40 This is really puzzling. That chrome notification seems to be captured. It's not them running their graphics in chrome entirely. That's so sloppy. Nobody spent any time looking at that. I could have photo-edited that out in paint in 5 seconds.

  • drttyu liqm
    drttyu liqm

    He is a centrist for most of the developped world outside out the US..

  • Neon Sashimi Dream
    Neon Sashimi Dream

    Unfortunately, this video didn't age well...

    • Jimmy Logan
      Jimmy Logan

      So true😂😂😂

  • Tucker Randle
    Tucker Randle

    Boy does he look like an idiot now

    • Jimmy Logan
      Jimmy Logan

      He does.... So much

  • House Liska
    House Liska

    I think the Pundits might be right. If there hadn't been 20 damn candidates, we might have had a shot at this. Hahaha! Who am I kidding. We never had any shot at all. Also, on those polls, did they have a question like: "I'm voting blue because I have to?" Do you think there might be some resentment about that?

    • House Liska
      House Liska

      @drttyu liqm Are you trying to sound like a robot? Or a broken record? What seems to have happened was that Bernie's initial swell died off when people realized there'd be real consequences for them... for us all... if he ran but didn't win. I don't call that real support.

    • House Liska
      House Liska

      @drttyu liqm I see. Well, I am trying to move on. I still hold a grudge against Ralph Nader, though (but I wouldn't buy a Corvair any more than I'd vote Republican at this point.)

    • drttyu liqm
      drttyu liqm

      Bernie is the people’s voice and the people’s choice!!! And the ONLY one who can beat Trump!!! Shame on the Democrats for rigging the election again against Bernie for Hil

  • Sandra Becht
    Sandra Becht

    Trump 2020 - live with it, haters

  • avatardecadewho

    I mean the media made Trump palatable by giving him airtime. They're essentially doing the same thing with Bernie but intentionally smearing him. I wonder how it will work out for them.

  • Gary Carone
    Gary Carone

    Dam! Democrats really really really want to re-elect trump. The arrogance is astounding! Ef em #BernieSanders2020 #feelthebern #Bidenisthenewhillary #Screwestablishmentdemocrats

    • Gary Carone
      Gary Carone


  • Brad M
    Brad M

    I have my own view of Socialism, but they aren't at all accurate...they are actually views on authoritarianism, which of course I confuse with Socialism because I am an idiot.

  • Strength Shop 509
    Strength Shop 509

    Trump 2020

  • Anthony Estxx
    Anthony Estxx

    They literally found the way to combine them into one candidate lol

  • ES

    You are the best thing on late night!

  • Nik Naython
    Nik Naython

    Hmm, someone's a Bernie supporter

  • Phil Thayer
    Phil Thayer

    Anybody with a job hates Bernie....lunatic old commie fart.

  • Fanofstuff

    this did not age well LOL

  • serdy ximi
    serdy ximi

    So... they are literally doing to "combined the votes of the centrists" now with Pete & Amy dropping out then endorsed Biden. 😬

  • Juanito G
    Juanito G

    The irony for me as a brit is that we got the exact same narrative here in UK surrounding brexit "If you combine the remain partiea labour, lib dems, greens, they actually got more than the brexit parties" 🤦‍♂️ not how it works

  • Turtle Hurdle
    Turtle Hurdle

    Bernie actually cares about the average citizen and I think it goes to show when he won Vermont, the state he represents. It wont be easy, but its relieving to know we have a leader that will do his best to look out for people who arent in the upper tax brackets. To call him a communist is ignorant to his whole message and movement. If people cant see past his Democratic Socialist ideas, then Donald Trump will win again. Bidens a fuckin NPC and will not win 2020, guarenteed. I think its worth trying out the government styles of the Nordic countries. Maybe our nations mental state will improve if we do.

    • serdy ximi
      serdy ximi

      This is one of the few 'A Closer Look' segments that didn't age well. I loathe cable news-especially Chuck Todd- but they were right.

  • Walter Vas
    Walter Vas

  • Daniel Hughes
    Daniel Hughes

    The 'Powers who run the Show' will never let Sanders take the reigns and threaten their positions and wealth. Could you imagine someone talking about sharing the wealth more fairly being allowed to climb too high? They took out the Kennedy brothers, King and probably more others than we will ever know ....but fingers crossed.