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Here's what respected news sources say about Mandela Barnes:
Feb. 15, 2022
Increasingly unpopular views:
"Lieutenant Gov. Mandela Barnes has tried to stake out his place as a liberal candidate seeking the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. But Barnes is now distancing himself from two unpopular, far-left political movements — defunding police and abolishing ICE — despite support from groups backing these efforts and past social media activity referencing these causes."
Sept. 14, 2022
"Wisconsin Democratic Senate candidate Mandela Barnes argued to the United Nations that the United States needs to "stymie capitalism" ... Barnes goes on to offer a blistering critique of American capitalism that is far stronger than any statements he has made on the campaign trail. The unearthed remarks could be an obstacle for Barnes as he works to distance himself from far-left policies he championed during his decade-long political career. His speech...pins the blame for climate change, as well as gun violence, on widespread greed in the United States."
Sept. 7, 2022
Although 68% of Wisconsin prisoners are considered violent, Barnes wants to release half of all incarerated.
"Before entering public office, Barnes previously worked as an organizer for Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope, a Milwaukee-based social justice group, when he teamed up with another organization, Wisdom, to launch a 2012 initiative aimed at cutting Wisconsin’s prison population in half."
Dec. 6, 2021
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"Wisconsin Dem frontrunner sponsored bill to eliminate cash bail ... As state legislator, Mandela Barnes tried to bar courts from considering the severity of a defendant's crime..."
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