“I mean it makes my life more difficult after telling every reporter I know she’s actually progressive but that is really the smallest of issues. It worries me more that she doesn’t seem to know what planet we are all living in at the moment,” Tanden answered.
Tanden is described by Politico as “a longtime Clinton confidante and influential policy-politics-communications adviser.”
Whether the line is in reference to Hillary’s ailing health causing her memory lapses or merely her rapidly shifting political positions is not known – it could be both.
Either way, the email emphasizes the Clinton’s campaign’s problem with Bernie Sanders supporters, and their attempts to re-mould Hillary as a more radical “progressive” to disguise the fact that she is an establishment insider.