Video: Bill Clinton, Philadelphia Black Lives Matter protesters, "gang leaders."

Watch Bill Clinton Tell Black Lives Matter Protesters They’re Defending Drug Sales and Murder

Watch Bill Clinton Tell Black Lives Matter Protesters They’re Defending Drug Sales and Murder

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April 7 2016 4:11 PM

Watch Bill Clinton Tell Black Lives Matter Protesters They’re Defending Drug Sales and Murder

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Above: A video, via the Weekly Standard, of Bill Clinton defending his wife's support of his own criminal justice policies against protesters at a speech in Philadelphia in very strong terms. Here's what (Bill) Clinton said:

This is what's the matter. I don't know how you would characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped up on crack and sent them out into the street to murder other African-American children. Maybe you thought they were good citizens—she didn't. She didn't. You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter.
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Wow! That is pretty much a right-wing talking point coming out of the mouth of a man who's ostensibly trying to persuade people to vote for a self-declared "progressive" Democratic candidate.

Update, 4:44 p.m.: Here's a longer cut of Clinton's exchanges with protesters.