Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous cursed at a Washington Post reporter who asked him if he identifies as a socialist on Wednesday.
Erin Cox said she asked Jealous to respond to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan calling him a socialist, and Jealous replied, “Are you f***ing kidding me? Does that put too fine a point on it?”
“Are you f—ing kidding me? Does that put too fine a point on it?”
— Erin Cox (@ErinatThePost) August 8, 2018
A video from an endorsement announcement for Jealous shows the moment he snapped at the reporter.
WATCH (Relevant portion begins at 12:00):
“Not to put too-fine a point on it, but do you identify with the term, ‘socialist?'” Cox asked.
“Are you fucking kidding me?” Jealous asserted as supporters behind him smiled awkwardly.