Andrea Mitchell to Socialist Bernie Sanders: Is Hillary Clinton ‘Credible?’ ‘Authentic?’

Clinton has ‘come out very strongly against the wage disparity where CEOs and hedge fund executives are making such extraordinary amounts of money. Yet, she was obviously the senator from New York, the Senator from Wall Street”

Andrea Mitchell to Socialist Bernie Sanders: Is Hillary Clinton 'Credible?' 'Authentic?' (NewsBusters)

MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell on Thursday encouraged Bernie Sanders to hit Hillary Clinton from the left, wondering if the self-described socialist senator found the Democratic nominee "credible" or "authentic." Mitchell carefully refrained from labeling Sanders a "socialist," but seemed to question Clinton's authentic liberalism: "Her campaign is supposedly going to raise a billion and a half dollars. Yet, she says she wants campaign finance reform and a constitutional amendment to limit campaign spending. Is that authentic?" 

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