An upcoming Hulu documentary about Hilary Clinton reveals that former President Barack Obama referred to Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign as a “fascist” in a private conversation with vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine.
“President Obama called me last night and said, ‘Tim, remember, this is no time to be a purist. You’ve got to keep a fascist out of the White House,’” said Kaine in documentary footage of the campaign.
The date of the coversation is unknown, but Clinton said she remembered the conversation and agreed with the comment.
“I echo that sentiment,” Clinton replied. “But that’s really — the weight of our responsibility is so huge.”
Actions taken by Obama and Clinton–along with sentiments like abandoning the Electoral College that have been expressed by a number of Democrats–are way more fascistic than anything that Trump has done.
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