FLASHBACK: Obama Warned About Rigged Elections

“It’s not as if it's just Republicans who have monkeyed around with elections.”

There’s a lot of accusations going around that the 2016 election is rigged. From Democrats suggesting Russia is tampering with the presidential election to a plethora of documents and undercover video that proves Democrats are trying their darnedest to sway the outcome.

President Obama has laughed off the notion that Bernie Sanders was forced out by the DNC and believes Donald Trump is out of his mind for suggesting elections are rigged. And of course, Obama would never admit that Hillary Clinton could do something wrong. But candidate Obama, in 2008, sure was concerned that the election might be rigged against him.

Video of him answering a campaign question has surfaced to put to rest the notion that he doesn’t believe in the possibility:

"Well, I tell you what: it helps in Ohio that we've got Democrats in charge of the machines. [Cheering] But look, I come from Chicago, so I want to be honest, it's not as if it's just Republicans who have monkeyed around with elections in the past, sometimes Democrats have too. You know, whenever people are in power, they're -- you know, they have this tendency to try to, you know, tilt things in their direction."

Watch above.

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