In the present day in “Hoo, boy”: Hillary Clinton’s election memoir, What Occurred, features a passage during which she writes that Bernie Sanders’ die-hard supporters are partially accountable for Donald Trump’s win. The excerpt—which has been shared by The Each day Dot and is at present making the rounds—acknowledges Sanders’ help following the Democratic main. However Clinton additionally claims her rival for the nomination undermined her by way of innuendo when he couldn’t name her out for extra particular failings: “As a result of we agreed on a lot, Bernie couldn’t make an argument towards me on this space on coverage, so he needed to resort to innuendo and impugning my character.” And all that bashing then paved the best way for the “Crooked Hillary” a part of Trump’s platform, she writes.
Clinton goes on to name out the “so-called Bernie bros” who attacked her supporters on-line in ways in which have been “greater than a bit sexist”—12 % of whom, in line with NPR, went on to vote for Trump within the common election, in case you thought it was simply innocent blustering. And whereas she believes that Sanders was simply versus Trump changing into president as she was, Clinton additionally thinks that he prioritized “disrupting” the Democratic celebration over preserving a racist out of the White Home. In the end, Clinton thinks Sanders is “basically mistaken concerning the Democratic Occasion,” a celebration that achieved important social and financial reform beneath Democratic presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Barack Obama. Trump doesn’t learn, so he’s not prone to hearth again, however a brand new refrain of “lock her up’s” ought to be coming from Sanders’ supporters any minute now.