Sanders is set to address the group's Women's Convention, a three-day event hosted in Detroit, on Oct. 27.
"We believe as women ... that we ought to have more than just women at the Women's Convention," Women's March co-founder Tamkia Mallory told the Detroit Free Press.
Unfollowing https://t.co/vJJhB99KUa— Neera Tanden (@neeratanden) October 12, 2017
https://t.co/m1QDj2KX4N— Joy Reid (@JoyAnnReid) October 12, 2017
Reflexive expressions of outrage and disappointment over the group's decision to give Sanders the opening platform are another reminder of why tensions are running high in the Democratic Party right now.
Incredibly disappointed @womensmarch.You couldnt find any inspiring, powerful, woman to give the opening speech? I can give u a long list. https://t.co/n8HvU1367Q— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) October 12, 2017