Bernie Sanders is the candidate who likes to brag that he is too high-minded to run negative ads and that he hates “political soap opera.” But as Kimberley A. Strassel writes in the WSJ, how can the “high-minded” Mr. Sanders be so blasé about Hillary Clinton’s email shenanigans or the Clinton Foundation entanglements?
(Sanders) might at least have noted that she has some explaining to do, or said that he was reserving judgment on the email matter until the FBI finishes its probe. That’s a far cry from what he actually did: undercut a legitimate investigation by offering Mrs. Clinton pre-emptive absolution.
Hillary seems to think she is not bound by the same rules as the 99% of Americans Mr. Sanders claims to represent. Read more here from Ms. Strassel, who writes that Mr. Sanders has an obligation to his supporters to answer why he gave a pass to the “low-minded, crony-connected, morally flawed” candidate looking to occupy the White House.