Bernie Sanders fan tried to put Hillary’s obituary in newspaper

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 at 9:09 am
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to recognizing someone in the crowd during a campaign stop at Rundlett Middle School in Concord, New Hampshire February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

One Bernie Sanders fan hoped for Hillary Clinton’s demise so strongly he filed an obituary for her in a Las Vegas newspaper on the day before the state’s crucial caucuses, according to a report.

A man identifying himself as Don Schubert drove a Toyota Prius plastered with Bernie Sanders campaign stickers to the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s office and filled out an obit form dated Feb. 20 on Friday, the Review-Journal wrote.

The form listed Clinton as “deceased.” A newspaper security guard asked him to leave the building’s lobby and reported him to the Secret Service, the paper said.

The stunt was an attempt at “political humor,” Schubert said.

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