Pro-Trump Super PAC Strategist: ‘There Is an Otherness’ to Obama

 

castellanosAlex Castellanos, a strategist for a pro-Donald Trump Super PAC, both went after Hillary Clinton‘s campaign for touching on President Obama‘s “otherness” before, well, agreeing with the premise of “otherness.”

Castellanos first attempted to blame birtherism on Hillary Clinton‘s people and dodged when Chuck Todd asked him about Trump playing that card for five straight years after Obama released his birth certificate.

Castellanos complained how unfair it is that Trump is getting treated unfairly on this issue, before going on to argue that actually, the question about Obama is less to do with his place of birth and more to do with this:

“Does he consider himself more of a globalist than an American? There is an otherness to this president, and people have tried to exploit that politically in different ways.”

He later defended himself on Twitter:

Watch above, via NBC.

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