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In Leaked Audio, Clinton Talks About Sanders Supporters ‘Living in Parents’ Basement’

The Washington Free Beacon this week revealed some hacked audio from a closed-door Hillary Clinton fundraiser in which she had a few things to say about Bernie Sanders supporters.

As the Free Beacon reports, there were points where she differed from Obama administration policy, but considering how internal Democratic party emails and phone numbers and voicemails were also hacked, it’s also noteworthy that this audio contains a snippet of Clinton talking candidly about Sanders supporters.

This is what she had to say:

“Some are new to politics completely. They’re children of the Great Recession. And they are living in their parents’ basement. They feel they got their education and the jobs that are available to them are not at all what they envisioned for themselves. And they don’t see much of a future.”

And before you think that Clinton was being condescending about it, she went on to say that she understands their frustrations about the job market and coming out of college with serious burdens on them.

“I think,” Clinton said,” we should all be really understanding of that and should try to do the best we can not to be, you know, a wet blanket on idealism. We want people to be idealistic. We want them to set big goals. But to take what we can achieve now and try to present them as bigger goals.”

You can listen to the full audio here, via WFB:

And now we see if Sanders fans have any big reaction to this…

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