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Bernie Sanders – Bernie Sanders' outdated income inequality statistic

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Bernie Sanders’ outdated income inequality statistic

After a night of intermittent booing and heckling from disappointed progressives attending the first night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Bernie Sanders received a hero’s welcome and took the chance to remind his supporters of their political revolution’s real purpose. "This election is about ending the grotesque level of income and wealth inequality that we currently experience, the worst it has been since 1928," Sander said. "It is not moral, not acceptable and not sustainable that the top one-tenth of one percent now own almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent, or that the top 1 …

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