The Iowa State Fair today went blue for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, with crowds roaring during his speech at the Des Moines Register soap box.
You can watch Sanders’ speech courtesy of C-SPAN here.
Supporters showed up en masse to see Senator Sanders in the Hawkeye State.
— The Progressive Mind (@Libertea2012) August 15, 2015
Children were having a blast!
People were placing kernels into jars.
— Iowa for Bernie (@Iowa4Bernie) August 15, 2015
But best of all, Bernie and his supporters were grabbing the attention of people across the United States.
— CSPAN (@cspan) August 15, 2015
People were really quite excited to be meeting the veteran independent from Vermont!
In his speech, Bernie touched on the issues so many Americans are concerned about. He talked about wealth and income inequality, social security and healthcare.
— Teens for Bernie (@teens4bernie) August 15, 2015
He also scored some pretty neat headlines across the country.
— NPR (@NPR) August 15, 2015
Overall, it was a pretty great day for Bernie!