Although many were understandably angry about Hillary insinuating that most of her rival's supporters were naive young basement dwellers, Sanders himself seemed unwilling to push back against her assessment, dumping his fans in order to protect the Democratic nominee:
“Despite the closed-door put-down of his voters by his primary rival, Sanders was still backing Clinton on Sunday.
‘Well, I agree with her, what she is saying,' he said on CNN. ‘There are young people who went deeply into debt, worked very hard to get a good education, and yet get out of school and can’t get decent jobs … and are living in their parents’ basements. There is a point there.'”