‘He’s a very attractive, good-looking man’: Hillary Clinton says Barack Obama

Clinton's remarks on Wednesday resurrected the ghosts of her primary loss to Obama in 2008, during which her campaign was accused of using racist undertones in attacking the then-senator from Illinois. Obama and Clinton are seen above in Los Angeles in 2008

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

Speaking at Recodes 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.


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