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Hillary Laughs Off ‘There’s A Special Place In Hell’ For Women Who Don’t Vote For Her Comment

Hillary Clinton defended former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s assertion that “there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.”

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” with Chuck Todd, Clinton laughed off Albright’s attempt to shame women into voting for Clinton by saying, “Well, good grief, we’re getting offended about everything these days. Honest to goodness. I mean, people can’t say anything without offending somebody.” (RELATED: Madeleine Albright Tells Young Women Voters ‘There’s A Special Place In Hell’ For Them If They Don’t Support Hillary [VIDEO])

Regarding Albright’s claim, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other… [some] don’t understand the importance of why young women have to support Hillary Clinton.” Todd asked Clinton, “Do you want the vote to be decided on gender lines like this?”

Clinton said, laughing, “Oh, you know, as you remember Madeleine has been saying this for many, many years. She believes if firmly. In part because she knows what a struggle it has been and she understands the struggle is not over. So I don’t want people to be offended what she is expressing as her–”

Todd interjected, “Do you understand why some might have been offended by it?”

“Well, good grief, we’re getting offended about everything these days. Honest to goodness. I mean, people can’t say anything without offending somebody,” Clinton argued. Albright “has a life experience that I respect. I admire her greatly and I think what she was trying to do, which she has done in every setting I’ve ever seen her in, going back 20 plus years, was to remind young women in particularly that you know, this struggle, which many of us have been part of, it’s not over and don’t be in any way lulled by the progress we’ve made. And I think it was a light hearted, but very pointed remark which people can take however they choose.”

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