- The Washington Times - Wednesday, March 9, 2016

A barista seen in a photo published Tuesday by the Hillary Clinton campaign has declared her support for Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders and demanded the image be taken down.

Mrs. Clinton stopped by Astro Coffee Tuesday in the Corktown section of Detroit where she ordered espresso and spoke with customers, The Daily Caller reported.

On Instagram, the Clinton campaign incorrectly identified the shop as “Avalon Bakery” and posted an image of Mrs. Clinton and a smiling barista.

“Inspired by the women who started @AvalonBakery,” Mrs. Clinton reportedly wrote. “Highly recommend the coffee, too.”

It wasn’t long before the purported barista chimed in.

“That’s me and I’m voting Bernie,” a woman using the Instagram account handle @jillmwilson wrote. “I’d like it if you took the pic down.”

The coffee shop also poked fun at Mrs. Clinton for ordering an espresso to go, The Daily Caller reported.

“Espresso to go?!? She must be feeling the BERN,” reads a caption on Astro’s Instagram account.

The photo is still up on Mrs. Clinton’s Instagram account, but her caption now reads, “Highly recommend the coffee at Astro.”



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