Speaking on “Democracy Now!” The Intercept journalist calls out the former secretary of state on her hypocritical statements regarding Bernie Sanders’ comments about Fidel Castro and Nicaragua’s Sandinista government when she has supported dictators and taken a war-hawk stance throughout her career.

In reference to a recent speech Clinton gave to the Israel lobby AIPAC, Greenwald says her talking points form “part of her moving to the right in order to position herself for the general election by affirming some of the United States’ worst and most violent policies.”

On the other hand, host Amy Goodman and Greenwald point out, Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders has defended Palestinians with statements The Intercept journalist calls “almost shocking to the ear” because the terms he used to describe Israeli occupation are not used by mainstream politicians.

Read the transcript for this clip here.

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata


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