- The Washington Times - Monday, March 2, 2020

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders became the subject of ridicule on social media over the weekend after he was reportedly spotted getting on the wrong private jet.

According to TMZ, the Vermont senator suffered a “momentary case of a campaign brain fart” as he accidentally boarded the wrong private Gulfstream on Saturday in between campaign stops in South Carolina and Massachusetts.

Mr. Sanders, a democratic socialist who built his political career on railing against the top 1% of American earners, has well outspent his Democratic rivals on private air travel, despite climate change being the focus of his campaign.

Mr. Sanders, who officially became a millionaire in 2016, acknowledged in January that his private air travel would increase throughout his campaign.

Critics on social media roasted the senator as a hypocrite after TMZ’s report.

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