Just two days after hiring Darius Khalil Gordon to be his deputy director of constituency organizing, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had to fire the staffer after tweets derogatory toward Jews, women and the LGBT community were unearthed on his Twitter account.
“Working hard so one day I can make that Jew Money,” read a tweet from 2010.
In 2011 Gordon tweeted, “#Steelersnation= Fags” and referred to an unidentified person as a “fat bitch.”
The tweets were discovered by the Washington Free Beacon on Thursday and by Friday, Matt Brooks, president of the Republican Jewish Coalition called for Gordon to be fired.
“Sanders’ campaign already has an image problem in the Jewish community, after he proposed withholding military aid to Israel and appointed Linda Sarsour as a campaign surrogate. This latest incident just confirms that Sanders’ problems run deep,” Brooks said.
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