Susan Sarandon Says She Wouldn't Back Hillary Clinton If Bernie Sanders Loses
The actress tells MSNBC's Chris Hayes she has problems with Clinton's admiration of Henry Kissinger and the former Secretary of State's policies concerning Libya.
Fervent Bernie Sanders supporter Susan Sarandon has said she doesn't think she would be able to vote for Hillary Clinton if she ends up winning the race to be Democratic party's presidential candidate.
Speaking to host Chris Hayes on MSNBC's All In With Chris Hayes, Sarandon said Sanders would likely tell his supporters to back Clinton if he were to lose the Dem race "because he doesn't have any ego in this thing," before adding somewhat sharply: "But I think a lot of people are, 'Sorry, I just can't bring myself to [vote for Hillary].' "
Hayes pressed Sarandon on what she would do personally if Sanders lost. After prevaricating for some moments, the actress qualified her answer by saying that the country has great problems with a militarized police force, the death penalty and a low minimum wage, and that Clinton would not necessarily solve them.
In a more candid moment, Sarandon also admitted that she had great problems with Clinton's public admiration of Henry Kissinger, particularly when it came to what she saw a disastrous foreign policy in Libya.
"I don't like the fact she talks about Henry Kissinger as her go-to guy for the stuff that's happened in Libya," said Sarandon. "I don't think it's good."