The Clintons don’t really think #BlackLivesMatter

The Clintons don’t really think #BlackLivesMatter

Hillary Clinton was confronted by Black Lives Matter activists this week in a tense exchange that was caught on camera.

Given how defensive Hillary appeared, one might think this is Hillary’s first brush with the topic of race but the fact is her husband, Bill Clinton, has been denigrating African Americans for decades.

According to The New Yorker, when Bill Clinton was courting Sen. Ted Kennedy for a Hillary endorsement during the 2008 presidential election Bill Clinton remarked about then-Sen. Barack Obama: “A few years ago, this guy would have been carrying our bags.”

Bill Clinton reportedly made another disparaging remark about Obama, which was recounted by the late host of Meet the Press Tim Russert; the remark was also revealed in the book Game Change by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann:

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