17 April 2016

“Bernie Sanders is actually for the people. Hillary Clinton is just bought and sold.”

Sanders has become something of a cult hero to the group of tech employees by protesting at the price of fund raising events.

But today there’s a growing rift in the city, which may influence the 7 June Democratic primary. Among the tech community, as wealth consolidates, many young workers lured to town with images of striking it rich have been confronted by an increasingly depressing startup environment.

Bill Sandberg, a 29-year-old protester, said he had just been laid off from Zedo, an ad tech startup: “Bernie’s actually for the people. Hillary’s just bought and sold.”