Bernie Sanders, What Are You Even Doing?

So, Bernie Sanders sent out a press release today accusing Hillary Clinton of "money laundering" and "looting." It's one of the most incredible things I've ever seen in presidential politics.

I've got a piece on it at BNR:
To be clear, there is always some tension, during every presidential election, in both parties, about how a finite amount of resources will be allocated. There are a lot of candidates up and down the ballot who are in need of funding, and a limited number of donors from whom to secure it.

...What we're seeing, yet again, is the Sanders campaign trading on the fact that many of their supporters are new to the political process and aren't familiar with the intricacies of the electoral process.

Without any understanding of the history of political fundraising, it's easy to imply that this is something unique to Hillary's campaign—and that it's just more evidence of her insidious corruption.

This is a profoundly deceitful insinuation.
Click on through to read the whole thing.

I honestly barely know what to say anymore. This is just gobsmacking.

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