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July 27, 2016

Bill Clinton has a reputation for being a brilliant public speaker — though his appeal might be quickly wearing off. MSNBC's Rachel Maddow slammed the former president for being un-feminist in his introduction of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic convention Tuesday night, telling her fellow commentators: "I think the beginning of the speech was a controversial way to start, honestly, talking about the girl, a girl, leading with this long story about him being attracted to an unnamed girl and thinking about whether he was starting something he couldn't finish, building her whole political story for the whole first half of the speech around her marriage to him."

Maddow gave the end of his speech an "A+" but went as far as to say "the top of the speech I found shocking and weird." Watch her full justification, below. Jeva Lange

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