5 Most Interesting Mentions of Maryland in DNC Emails

Democratic National Committee emails leaked Friday by Wikileaks revealed that party staff was working to undermine Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.

The leak brought down party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and threw the first day of the Democratic National Convention into disarray. It also revealed that party staffers had some pretty interesting things to say about Maryland and some of its elected leaders.

Here are the five most interesting things we found in the staff emails — everything from disparaging remarks on a delightful town on the Eastern Shore to openly cheering for one candidate in Maryland’s contested Democratic Senate primary.

A top staffer called Cambridge, Maryland, a “shitty town.”

National Finance Director Jordan Kaplan was asked by a colleague in May about his visit to Cambridge, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

“It was fine. Shitty town and were(sic) only stayed for a few hours. We spent the night in Annapolis.”