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Scarborough on Bill Clinton Attack on Bernie Sanders: ‘I’m Listening to a Loser’


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Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough reacted to an attack on Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) from former President Bill Clinton, who was on the campaign trail for his wife Hillary Clinton describing Sanders as “madder” than Hillary Clinton.

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Scarborough said such an attack made Bill Clinton sound like “a loser.”

“You’re damn right I’m angry and it — it was just a powerful moment for Bernie Sanders. I mean, Bill Clinton got the laugh lines, but, Sam Stein, you don’t have to be a political expert to know who’s in a better position there — the establishment candidate deriding the outsider for saying he’s angry or the outsider that says, yeah, you know what? I am angry. It’s like a softball pitch. I mean no disrespect to Bill Clinton, I really don’t. And I’m not talking about him generally, but specifically in that scene when I hear those words coming out of a politician’s mouth, I know I’m listening to a loser. I’m listening to somebody that is losing, that’s saying, “oh, they’ve got better slogans, oh, they’ve got better this, oh, their polls may be a little higher now or, oh, they may be more angry. But –” I’ve heard that form of that speech a thousand times and it’s never good for the one giving it.”

(h/t Newsbusters)

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