Hardball Panel on Biden Calling a Voter a Liar: Is Trump Our Standard Now?

‘That’s a sad standard’


MATTHEWS: "Is Trump our standard now?"

MAXWELL: "Well, that’s a sad standard. And I think that when we talk about our moment in politics, I think back to moments like this in 2016. If you recall in South Carolina, Hillary Clinton was interrupted by a protester who was criticizing her for her super predator quote from 1996. It wasn’t handled like that. I can’t imagine that moment happening and Hillary Clinton getting away with saying you’re a damn liar. And so I just think that in some ways we’re judging the candidates a little bit differently on that front, on the gender front. And because of Trump. So we’ve definitely lowered the bar in terms of discourse. But I just think he’s going to have to handle — "

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