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See the Bernie Sanders Side Eye That Won the Debate

Jan 17, 2016

A vine of Bernie Sanders giving Hillary Clinton the side eye went viral during the fourth Democratic debate.

His skeptical face was in response to Clinton reciting attacks he had previously leveled against President Obama. "Where we disagree is the comments that Senator Sanders has made that don't just affect me, I can take that, but he's criticized President Obama for taking donations from Wall Street, and President Obama has led our country out of the Great Recession," the former Secretary of State said. "Senator Sanders called him weak, disappointing. He even, in 2011, publicly sought someone to run in a primary against President Obama."

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Clinton is referring to a radio show Sanders appeared on with Thom Hartmann in 2011, where Sanders said that "millions of Americans" were "deeply disappointed" in Obama and "cannot believe how weak he has been." He then continued, "I think one of the reasons the president has been able to move so far to the right is that there is no primary opposition to him and I think it would do this country a good deal of service if people started thinking about candidates out there to begin contrasting what is a progressive agenda as opposed to what Obama is doing."

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