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Bernie Bros were a very real thing, but that's probably because this election was post...well, I'm not supposed to talk about that, but this election has been the first major one of its kind since the "online hatemob" techniques really got perfected. It wasn't Bernie's fault, but it was real and distinct all the same. "Bernie Bros", as the media dubbed them (the media loved to paint Sanders as the "white dude" candidate, as opposed to the "young people" candidate), were actually doxxing superdelegates. They were based on the uglier corners of Reddit and 4Chan, and referred to him as a "cuck" the moment he dared endorse Hillary. It wasn't the same magnitude as the "Obama Boys".
I didn't like how much focus Bernie Bros got compared to the problems in Clinton's campaign, which, as we've known for a while, also employed plenty of unpleasant measures, but it also bugs me when people act like the Bernie Bros were just "politics as usual". Bernie has acquired some seriously s*$$ty followers.
I would not self-identify as a Bernie Bro so easily, Belulzebub. They're asshats.
The accepted term for this subgroup of people is the alt-right.