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Breaking: Bernie Sanders Won The Silver Lake Farmers Market

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Hillary Clinton may now have the Democratic nomination on lock, but Bernie Sanders appears to have won the Silver Lake Farmers Market by a landslide. Sanders made a stop there this afternoon and the locals, who had been feeling the Bern for some time now, collectively lost their sh*t. It all started, like so many great L.A. stories do, on Sunset Boulevard. See for yourself:

Kate Linthicum, for the record, is the L.A. Times' campaign reporter, and she owned the tweet-coverage, with the perfect mix of Silver Lake snark and real-time updates for everyone trying to get there in time.

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These local "hipsters" rocked the vote for the Bern.

Apparently it was the band Sex Stains:

It appears that the Senator then made his way down Sunset Boulevard with a growing crowd in tow. People lined the streets, quickly transforming into what one reporter called "essentially a small impromptu rally."

Only in Silver Lake.

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FWIW, I've sampled the cashew cheese from that very stand, and it's not awful.

Run, Charlie, run.

Only time will tell if 2016 spawns a rise of "Bernie" as a hipster baby name.

Brittney's vote is in the bag. Mission, accomplished.

Someday, this farmers market visit will be like Woodstock. Maybe you weren't really there, but you'll certainly tell your kids that you were.
Full disclosure: I live in Silver Lake and this is my local market.