Shummie takes shot at Sanders – The Hill

Friendships among Vermont Democratic leaders and their supporters are becoming strained, to say the least, after he said/she said spat between Sen. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Now, Joe Biden supporter former Gov. Peter Shumlin is joining the fray – against Bernie.

“Vermont's former governor went after Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Thursday, saying that the longtime senator was willing to "play dirty" during campaigns. Former Gov. Peter Shumlin (D), who was Vermont's governor from 2011 to 2017, told Politico that Sanders, an independent and a self-described Democratic socialist, lacks loyalty to the Democratic party. "What I've seen in Bernie's politics is he and his team feel they're holier than the rest. In the end, they will play dirty because they think that they pass a purity test that Republicans and most Democrats don't pass," Shumlin told the publication.

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