November 4, 2016
Hillary Clinton‘s campaign chairman John Podesta said in a February email he agreed that Sen. Bernie Sanders needed to be “ground to a pulp,” according to emails released by WikiLeaks.
The message, dated Feb. 21, shows Joel Johnson, the managing director at the Glover Park Group and a former adviser to President Bill Clinton, telling Podesta that the Vermont Independent and then-presidential candidate needed to be taken down.
“Bernie needs to be ground to a pulp,” Johnson said in the email, according to WikiLeaks.
“We can’t start believing our own primary bull—-. This is no time to run the general. Crush him as hard as you can. Other than that, hope all is well and congrats on Nevada!”