At 'Bernie's Back' Rally in New York City, Location Plays Key Role for Democratic Socialist Pitch

October 21, 2019
On Saturday, Senator Bernie Sanders held a historic rally in New York City's Queensbridge Park that attracted more than 25,000 supporters, according to the campaign, which would make it one of the largest Democratic presidential rallies thus far in the race. Across the street from America's largest housing project - made famous as the stomping grounds of rappers like Nas and Prodigy - Sanders welcomed the formal endorsement from Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Cheddar's Justin Chermol was at the rally in Long Island City, and explored the significance of this location for the democratic socialist.