A pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC is claiming that one of the more “offensive” moments of Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate came when Florida Sen. [crscore]Marco Rubio[/crscore] admitted that he talks to his wife about his family finances.
In a new video released on Thursday, Priorities USA accused Rubio of being a “mansplainer” for saying during the GOP contest that “I tried early in my marriage explaining to my wife why someone named Sallie Mae was taking $1,000 out of our bank account every month.”
“One of many offensive moments brought to you by the Republican candidates for president at the October 28, 2015 debate in Boulder, CO,” reads the caption on the super PAC’s video, entitled “Marco Rubio, Mansplainer.”
The video highlights the portion of Rubio’s remarks where he says that he explained his family finances to his wife.
Social justice warriors and other sensitive leftists recoil at the idea of a man speaking directly to a woman. They created the term “mansplaining” in recent years to describe scenarios in which men speak condescendingly toward women. Of course, the always-aggrieved groups generally interpret most exchanges in which a man speaks to a woman as being condescending.
The super PAC’s video comes as Clinton herself has played the gender card. On Saturday she accused Vermont Sen. [crscore]Bernie Sanders[/crscore], her leading opponent in the Democratic presidential contest, of being sexist because he said that “shouting” won’t help solve the problem of gun violence.
Clinton took that personally, saying: “I haven’t been shouting, but sometimes when a woman speaks out, some people think it’s shouting.” (RELATED: Hillary Accuses Bernie Sanders Of Sexism)
Ironically, Priorities USA was founded by two alumni of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. Clinton and her surrogates accused the Obama campaign of sexism during the 2008 presidential contest. And last year, Clinton recalled that after Obama became the Democratic nominee, she was asked by the campaign to attack then-Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin because of her gender.