Sanders Says He’s Not a Career Politician After 25 Years in Congress Keith Farrell January 4, 2016 2016 Presidential Race 2590 Share8K +16 Tweet Pin7 Share Share Reddit179 Stumble EmailShares 8K “Well think if you look at my record, I’m not exactly a career politician,” Sanders claimed on the 25th anniversary of his being in Congress. The remarks came on an appearance on ABC’s This Week with Martha Raddatz. Sanders wants us to look at his record, but his record is clear: he’s been living off taxpayer money for the better part of 34 years. Sanders is the definition of a career politician, no matter what he want you to believe. From 1981 to 1989, Sanders was Mayor of Burlington, Vermont. Two years later he was elected to the House of Representatives, where he would serve until being elected to the Senate in 2006, where he serves today. To put that in perspective, Bernie has been involved in politics since Ronald Reagan was first elected to the White House. One might ask Bernie, what exactly is his career, if not politics? Just one more example of how out of touch with reality Bernie really is… Share8K +16 Tweet Pin7 Share Share Reddit179 Stumble EmailShares 8K Bernie SandersCongressDemocratic PartyDemocratic PrimariesDNCpoliticsSanders 2016VermontMontel Williams Calls For Govt to Kill Militia Members in Oregon StandoffObama To Drop Gun Control Executive Order THIS WEEKAbout The AuthorKeith FarrellEditor Keith Farrell is the Editor-in-Chief of The Libertarian Republic, a professional political commentator, journalist, and forthcoming author. He has been published internationally, including many popular right wing sites. As a researcher, Keith has worked with Steve Forbes on his latest book, and contributed educational funding research to The Yankee Institute of Public Policy. Keith is also founder of Spirits of '76, a non profit organization which has clothed and fed thousands of people in need in CT and RI.