MSNBC’s “Hardball” host Chris Matthews and New York Times Nick Confessore political reporter argued that Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s sexism claims against fellow Democratic candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) were “a cheap shot” and that Hillary will claim sexism on “Anything that could be an attack along gender lines” on Tuesday.
Matthews began by stating, “Bernie yells all the time.” He added that with Hillary “Anything that could be an attack along gender lines will be thrown back at the opponent to his or her unhappiness, right?”
Confessore argued, “Yeah, look it was a bit of a cheap shot on her part. … Look, she knows and he knows that it wasn’t a remark about gender, so it was kind of a cheap shot. On the other hand, it’s politics, politics is full of cheap shots.”
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