Bernie Sanders was mad, really mad, about a comment made by one of his campaign surrogates who referred to “corporate Democratic whores” while warming up the crowd at a rally in New York City.

Paul Song, a physician and health care activist said, “Medicare for all will never happen if we continue to elect corporate Democratic whores who are beholden to big pharma and the private insurance industry instead of us!”

The Hillary Clinton campaign called for Sanders to disavow the comment immediately:

Which Sanders did.

Then Song offered his own backhanded apology:

Clinton supporters have gone ballistic on social media using the hashtag #DemocraticWhores:

But some Sanders supporters argue the term is just fine:

Just another day at the circus.

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