NEW YORK - Former US President Bill Clinton lashed out at Senator Bernie Sanders, his wife Hillary Clinton 's rival in the race for Democratic presidential nomination,  accusing Sanders' backers of “sexist” attacks against Hillary . “People who have gone online to defend Hillary and explain - just explain why they supported her - have been subject to attacks that are literally too profane, often - not to mention sexist - to repeat,” he said during an event in Milford,New Hampshire Sanders is leading by double digits a day before the New Hampshire primary.