The iconic film maker Spike Lee has thrown his “hat’ behind Democratic nominee, Bernie Sanders.
Spike Lee voiced his support for Bernie Sanders in a commercial tagged “Wake up”. In the spot, Spike gave his reasons for supporting
This is your dude, Spike Lee. And you know that I know that you know that the system is rigged! For too long we’ve given our votes to corporate puppets. Sold the okie doke. Ninety-nine percent of Americans were hurt by the Great Recession of 2008, and many are still recovering,” . “That’s why I am officially endorsing my brother, Bernie Sanders.”
Spike Lee has considerable influence so his support might help in boosting Sanders profile in the black community above Hilary Clinton who currently holds sway.