On Social Security and Black Lives Matter movement

Sen. Bernie Sanders must be mulling over Voltaire's quote: "Lord protect me from my friends, I can take care of my enemies." Sanders was scheduled to speak at a rally in defense of Social Security. When it came time for him to speak, women from the Black Lives Matter movement took over the podium and Sanders, ever the gentleman, simply retired while the moderator negotiated with the BLM women concerning how long they were going to speak. Sanders, from the days of Martin Luther King Jr. to the present, has an enviable record of support of minority rights. Now why do we need a rally to defend Social Security, one of the most successful and non-controversial of our government...