Bernie Sanders can’t believe what people pay for Yeezys

And other things gleamed from a candid interview with Desus & Mero.

November 04, 2019

Desus & Mero sat down for for an interview with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders late last week. The comedy duo asked the Presidential candidate about everything from his recent health scare ("Follow me around the campaign trail and you'll find that I'm healthy" to Cardi B ("I'm glad that she is a supporter"). Sanders also said that the rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks to "a shared humanity" between his generation and young people today.

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Away from politics, Desus & Mero introduced Sanders to the world of sneakers and their insane re-sale value online. Hit play on the video above to see what happens when a 78-year-old democratic socialist discovers that people play $11,000 for a pair of shoes designed by Kanye West.

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Bernie Sanders can’t believe what people pay for Yeezys