WikiLeaks pushed its crusade for transparency by releasing an additional 20,000 emails from the Democratic National Party on Friday. While it exposed the social security numbers of unsuspecting donors, this new data dump also revealed that the Democrats has been working against Bernie Sanders all along.
In an email to communications director Luis Miranda, Democrat national press secretary Mark Paustenbach discusses coming up with a hot mess narrative for Sanders, one in which he never had his act together, Breitbart reported:
Wondering if there’s a good Bernie narrative for a story, which is that Bernie never ever had his act together, that his campaign was "a mess."
In another email, DNC chief financial officer Brad Marshall suggested that Sanders was atheist, despite the Vermont senator identifying as Jewish.
"It might [make] no difference, but for KY and WVA can we get someone to ask his belief," he wrote, according to the New York Post. "Does he believe in a God. He had skated on saying he has a Jewish heritage. I think I read he is an atheist. This could make several points difference with my peeps. My Southern Baptist peeps would draw a big difference between a Jew and atheist."
Perhaps the biggest reveal from the email leak is that the DNC was working with reporters on stories about Clinton. In an email to DNC national press secretary Mark Paustenbach bearing the subject line, "per agreement ... any thoughts appreciated," Politico reporter Kenneth Vogel sent out an early copy of his story.
PerBusiness Insider, Paustenbach wrote a separate email to communications director Miranda which read, "Vogel gave me his story ahead of time/before it goes to his editors as long as I didn't share it.” He added, "Let me know if you see anything that's missing and I'll push back."
No word on whether or not Clinton had any idea this was going on.