MSNBC's Wolffe Hypes Hillary 'Equal Pay' Ad, Fails to Note She Paid Male Staffers at State More Than Women


<p>Read more at <a href="…; | During a segment on MSNBC Tuesday evening devoted to the question of whether Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) has engaged in sexist criticisms of Democratic presidential primary opponent Hillary Clinton, anchor Richard Wolffe played for his audience a Clinton campaign ad centered on the issue of &quot;equal pay,&quot; underscoring how the former first lady is running on feminist themes to fire up female Democratic voters in New Hampshire and Iowa.</p>

<p>Nowhere in the segment, however, did Wolffe -- or his panelists feminist writer Amanda Marcotte and Democratic strategist Tara Dowdell -- note that there&#39;s evidence that Clinton, both as a senator and as secretary of state, paid her male staffers substantially more than her female ones.&nbsp;</p>

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