MSNBC Hosts Shocked that Young Females Don't Support Hillary

“That's crazy to me. It really is.”

The hosts of MSNBC Live on Friday can't wrap their heads around the fact that young women voters are lining up behind Bernie Sanders rather than the "obvious" historic choice of Hillary Clinton as the first female President, according to Newsbusters.

Reacting to Thursday’s Democratic debates, Chris Jansing and Tamron Hall marveled that young, college-age females in a New Hampshire focus group were indifferent to the idea of voting for someone simply because that candidate would be an historic "first." After all, for progressives, identity politics is more important than a candidate's actual qualifications.

Hall said, “The big headline for me in the randomly selected group of people, the young women there did not care that Hillary Clinton could be the first woman president.” 

An uncomprehending Jansing replied, “That's crazy to me. It really is.” An equally stunned Hall continued: “In fact, several of them were offended when she brought the line up pointing to the fact, ‘How can I be establishment? I'm a woman running for president.’"

The hosts then played a clip of one young woman (in the screenshot above) declaring that “I also am a woman. I also face discrimination as being a woman. Her feminism does not represent my feminism.”

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Newsbusters provided a transcript:

JANSING: And Tamron is with me this morning. So, there you were with all these students. I guess we're not surprised about the Bernie Sanders young people phenomenon, although it still is a problem for Hillary. 

HALL: That's not the surprise, because I think Bernie Sanders, as we heard from the college students, we call them young people, but they're between 21, 22 years old was the average age there. 

JANSING: Young voters. 

HALL: Young voters. And here they are, they're looking at the world through the optimistic lens a lot of us can identify with. The big headline for me in the randomly selected group of people, the young women there did not care that Hillary Clinton could be the first woman president. 

JANSING: That's crazy to me. It really is. 

HALL: In fact, several of them were offended when she brought the line up pointing to the fact, “How can I be establishment? I'm a woman running for president.” I'm going to play a little of what they said. 

WOMAN: I also am a woman. I also face discrimination as being a woman. Her feminism does not represent my feminism. And I think that's really important to differentiate that. 

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