HILLARY CLINTON: OBAMA’S ‘GOOD LOOKS’ BROKE THE RACIAL BARRIER

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Despite the bad blood, Obama named Clinton as his secretary of state during his first term in office. The former president also campaigned for Clinton during the most recent election season. The two are seen above during an election rally in Philadelphia on November 7, 2016

 

  • Hillary Clinton: ‘And you know, President Obama broke that racial barrier, but you know, he’s a very attractive, good-looking man 
  • Joe Biden: Obama is ‘the first sort of mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a story-book, man

 

( Daily Mail ) Hillary Clinton said former President Barack Obama was able to shatter the racial barrier due to his looks.

Speaking at Recode’s Code Conference on Wednesday, the former secretary of state said that misogyny played a part in her election loss to Donald Trump this past fall.

After the Democratic Party nominee implied that her being a woman cost her votes since she didn’t ‘look like and talk like and sound like everybody else who’s been president,’ she then mentioned Obama’s historic election in 2008.

‘And you know, President Obama broke that racial barrier, but you know, he’s a very attractive, good-looking man with lots of …’ Clinton says before her interviewer, Kara Swisher, interjects

…Biden, who at the time was a senator from Delaware, was gearing up to run against Obama and Clinton in the Democratic primary.

In discussing Obama, he told The New York Observer: ‘I mean, you’ve got the first sort of mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a story-book, man.’

Biden apologized for the comment.

 

Read more: ‘He’s a very attractive, good-looking man’: Hillary Clinton says Barack Obama broke the race barrier due to his APPEARANCE while reiterating her belief that sexism cost her the election

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