We all know live election coverage is hard — you have to cram a lot of quickly changing information into not a lot of time, and sometimes you forget to eat dinner. MSNBC’s Chris Hayes must have been hungry, because here’s what he said after Bernie Sanders was announced a winner:
Bernie sandwich. It quickly trended on Twitter, with several people pointing out that a Bernie sandwich has graced MSNBC before. The network did a segment last year featuring Food & Wine magazine’s picks of sandwiches that best represented each Democratic candidate.
Drumroll, please …
Hillary Clinton: Subway sandwich
Bernie Sanders: Banh Mi
Marin O’Malley: Soft-shell crab
On Tuesday night, Sanders supporters used the mistake to have their moment after his win in New Hampshire:
But Sanders adversaries used the slip to hit at the candidate’s policies:
The moral of #BernieSandwich? Remember to pack your dinner on primary night.