Democrats Chant “Lock Her Up!” In Protest Against Hillary
It’s not just Republicans that want presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in prison.
At a lively Sunday march in support of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, chants of “lock her up,” “Hillary for Prison” signs and t-shirts and calls for indictment were common among the most ardent supporters of Mr. Sanders, who arrived in Philadelphia to make their voices heard to the delegates attending the Democratic National Convention.
Republicans used last week’s Republican National Convention to make the case that Mrs. Clinton’s perceived ethical lapses made her unfit for office. Delegates to the Republican convention could be heard chanting “Lock her up!” while “Hillary for Prison” shirts and bumper stickers have proliferated across the country.
Standing in Roosevelt Park, another protester named Tim Keane saw a young woman dressed in an costume with wings. “Are you the indictment fairy?” he asked her with a smile, then invited her to sign a “Bernie card.”
In an interview after, he explained that it seems “there’s at least some level of criminal negligence” in her use of a private email server.
Erica Albanese, who traveled from Oregon, wore a “Hillary for Prison” shirt as she wandered around the park after the four mile march.
She said that Mrs. Clinton was guilty of “perjury” adding: “She lied about her documents and her emails.”
Dylan Melnik, 24, from Boston carried a sign in the march that said “Hillary 4 Prison 2016.”
“He basically inferred under any other circumstances she might be indicted, but because she’s Hillary, she won’t be indicted,” Mr. Melnik said about Mr. Comey’s press conference.