Vice Founder to Obama: ‘How Do You Handle’ the ‘Negative Stuff’ from Critics?


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<p>In a Vice News interview posted on Monday, founder Shane Smith used the first of many softball questions to President Barack Obama to ask how does he <strong>&ldquo;handle the controversies, the negativity&rdquo; </strong>and whether or not he&rsquo;s <strong>&ldquo;a masochist.&rdquo;</strong></p>

<p>With subjects ranging from global warming to political gridlock to marijuana legalization, Smith was far from a tough interviewer and allowed the President to, without any pushback, bash Republicans, dismiss the midterm election results (again), and claim that the Iran letter by Senate Republicans is something that&rsquo;s never done before to a president.</p>

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