Comedian Nick Offerman: Clinton the ‘Sane’ Choice
Comedian Nick Offerman said on Tuesday that Hillary Clinton is the “sane” choice for president.
“I think unfortunately, for the democratic process, there’s no logical or sane or moral choice other than voting for Hillary Clinton,” he said in an interview with Esquire published Wednesday.
The Hill reports:
Offerman said Clinton’s gender is partly at fault for the close White House race she finds herself in with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
“If she were not a woman, we would not be in this boat,” he said of the Democratic presidential nominee. “I think the election would be over already.
“And that’s another sad thing, that a large reason there’s so much anger and mistrust of her is because people are very reluctant to see the patriarchy topple,” the “Parks and Recreation” actor said.
“I am incredibly excited that the glass ceiling will be shattered. I mean, we’ve had our first black president and we’ll probably have our first woman president. But what an exciting accomplishment.”
Offerman also said Trump is not the solution to voters’ frustration with the political establishment.
“On one hand, I understand the dissatisfaction that has led to [Trump’s] selection,” as the GOP’s presidential nominee.
“But then, on the other hand, [there’s a] candidate that’s only, in my way of thinking, held such an unsavory job as a casino owner,” Offerman added of Trump. “Not only that, but a failed casino owner – a spectacularly failed one.
“But, on the other hand, I have to say, if you’re going to make a statement with your dissatisfaction, you really should’ve found a better representative of your desires.”
Clinton has repeatedly used Trump’s financial struggles with three Atlantic City casinos as proof that he has exaggerated his business acumen.
The former secretary of State leads Trump by about 4 points nationwide in the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.
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