Democratic senator Sherrod Brown is subtly accusing President Barack Obama of sexism in his attacks on Senator Elizabeth Warren, also a Democrat.
“I think the president was disrespectful to her by the way he did that … made this more personal,” Brown told reporters.
“I think referring to her as her first name, when he might not have done that for a male senator, perhaps — I’ve said enough.”
As GOP strategist Rory Cooper noted, “Sherrod Brown accuses President Obama of sexism towards the head of the Democratic Party.”
Warren was staunchly (and publicly) opposed to President Obama’s trade bill. Obama criticized her position in a series of interviews.