Watch Bernie Sanders Try His Ben & Jerry’s Flavor

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A thick layer of solid chocolate atop a creamy hunk of mint ice cream is the stuff that dreams are made of. It’s also the deliciousness that sits inside a pint of Ben & Jerry’s “Bernie’s Yearning” flavor, a very limited edition ice cream crafted by Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen. 

While Cohen has made only 40 pints of the specialty frozen concoction, the ladies at ABC’s “The View” were able to get their hands on one, and offered the Democratic presidential hopeful his first taste of it on Wednesday. 

“The chocolate disk represents the huge majority of economic gains that have gone to the top 1 percent since the end of the recession,” the flavor’s packaging reads. “Beneath it, the rest of us. Dig in, and share with your fellow Americans.” 

Senator Sanders gave his eponymous ice cream a sincere review of “excellent!” As you can see in the clip above, Sanders chose to take a bite of the chocolate layer first and then dig a spoon into the custardy mint section. The method mirrors his proposed presidential strategy, in which he plans to tax the richest of the rich first and foremost. 

Good for you to sticking to your guns, Bernie!

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Bernie Sanders’ Most Interesting Quotes

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On Youth Unemployment
“We got to put young people to work, we got to give them an education, rather than putting them in jail,” Sanders said in an interview on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show.”

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On Youth Unemployment
“We got to put young people to work, we got to give them an education, rather than putting them in jail,” Sanders said in an interview on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show.”
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On The Middle Class
“Ordinary people are profoundly disgusted with the fact that the middle class is being destroyed and income going to the top 1 percent,” Sanderstweeted.
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On Gun Control
“Folks who do not like guns [are]fine. But we have millions of people who are gun owners in this country — 99.9 percent of those people obey the law. I want to see real, serious debate and action on guns, but it is not going to take place if we simply have extreme positions on both sides. I think I can bring us to the middle,” Sanders said in a CNN interview.
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On Free Tuition
“It is insane and counter-productive to the best interests of our country, that hundreds of thousands of bright young people cannot afford to go to college, and that millions of others leave school with a mountain of debt that burdens them for decades. That must end,” Sanders said during his campaign announcement.
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On Wanting Top Marginal Tax Rate Over 50 Percent
“In the last 30 years there has been a massive–were talking about many trillions of dollars being redistributed from the middle class to the top one-tenth of 1 percent. It is time to redistribute money back to the working families of this country from the top one-tenth of 1 percent,” Sanders said on PBS’s “Charlie Rose.”
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On Marijuana
I coughed a lot, I dont know. I smoked marijuana twice –didnt quite work for me, Sanders toldYahoo.
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On Universal Health Care
“So I do believe that we have to move toward a Medicare-for-all, single-payer system. I think it’s not going to happen tomorrow, but that certainly should be the goal,” Sanders said onABCs “This Week.
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On Police Reform
“Weve got to demilitarize the police –we dont need tanks, you dont need heavy military equipment in the communities of the United States. We gotta pay attention to the African-American communities, to poverty so these kids get the education and job training they need,” Sanders toldYahoo.
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On His American Citizenship
“Well, no, I do not have dual citizenship with Israel. I’m an American. I don’t know where that question came from. I am an American citizen, and I have visited Israel on a couple of occasions. No, I’m an American citizen, period, Sanders said in an interview with a D.C. NPR affiliate.
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On Health Care And Education
“Please don’t tell me that the United States of America, our great country, cannot guarantee health care to all people. Don’t tell me that every person in this country should not be able to get all the education that they need regardless of their income,” Sanders said in Portland, Maine.
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On Campaign Finance Reform
“A major problem of our campaign finance system is that anybody can start a super PAC on behalf of anybody and can say anything. And this is what makes our current campaign finance situation totally absurd,” Sanders said to theBurlington Free Press.
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On Undocumented Immigrants
“Despite the central role that undocumented workers play in our economy and in our daily lives, these workers are too often reviled by many for political gain and shunted into the shadows,” Sanders said at the National Association of Latino Elected Officials conference.
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On Bank Bailouts
“If a bank is too big to fail, that bankis too big to exist,” Sanders said in Denver, Colorado.
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On Raising The Minimum Wage
“Our goal as a nation is that if somebody works 40 hours a week, that person will not be living in poverty,” Sanders said in Iowa.
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On The War On Drugs
“What I can tell you is this: We have far, far, far too many people in jail for nonviolent crimes, and I think in many ways, the war against drugs has not been successful, and I think we’ve got to rethink that,” Sanders toldYahoo News’ Katie Couric.
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