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Correspondent Under Fire From Feminists After Calling Hillary’s Tone ‘Shrill’

hillary clintonA BBC radio correspondent is under fire after making a comment that Hillary Clinton‘s tone is “shrill.” HuffPost UK reports that presenter James Naughtie was talking about Clinton at the Democratic National Convention when one of the presenters asked if she had a “woman problem.”

“She does. There’s something about her which puts some people off. It’s partly the history. It’s partly the slightly shrill tone which she tends to adopt sometimes in speeches,” Naughtie said.

Feminist author Caroline Criado-Perez reportedly called the comment “gobsmacking.”

Twitter certainly responded too:

The Huff Post got a statement from a BBC spokeswoman who said the BBC presenter was“conveying in his commentary and analysis the perceptions of Hillary Clinton by US voters.”

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