U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders spotted in Penticton

Sanders was dressed for the cold weather in Penticton Friday, as he made time to check out one of the city’s iconic landmarks. (Parkers Chrysler / Facebook)Sanders was dressed for the cold weather in Penticton Friday, as he made time to check out one of the city’s iconic landmarks. (Parkers Chrysler / Facebook)
Bernie Sanders seems to be a fan of Penticton’s craft beer. He also seems to be a fan of our country’s healthcare system. (Bad Tattoo Brewing / Facebook)Bernie Sanders seems to be a fan of Penticton’s craft beer. He also seems to be a fan of our country’s healthcare system. (Bad Tattoo Brewing / Facebook)

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has been spotted enjoying some of the finer things in Penticton.

Sanders has been everywhere lately, after he was photographed at Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony in Washington D.C on Wednesday wearing oversized hand-knit mittens, a casual winter coat, and a baby-blue medical mask.

The photo of the American politician with his arms crossed and his eyes half-closed has since gone viral and been Photoshopped into various scenes and settings across North America — including Penticton.

And, somewhat unsurprisingly, it seems Sanders has developed a taste for local craft beer.

The Democrat Senator of Vermont also stopped by Penticton’s iconic Peach, certainly dressed for today’s sub-zero weather.

Penticton wasn’t Sanders’ first stop in B.C., however. He was also spotted dropping in on a Vancouver Island municipal staff meeting earlier today.

Have a picture of Bernie in Penticton you want to share? Email your creation to editor@pentictonwesternnews.com and we might just feature it in an upcoming round-up.

READ MORE: Bernie Sanders makes guest appearance municipal staff meeting in B.C.



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