It sounds kind of crazy, but this doesn’t seem like an April Fools joke to us.
On Friday, Rosario Dawson was taking part in a round table alongside Michelle Alexander and Tessa Thompson during a Harlem town hall hosted by Bernie Sanders‘ campaign.
While she was there, the Daredevil star began discussing President Obama, and how she believes the American people lost faith in our elected leader very early on, saying:
“They all organized and they thought that they had their guy, their one person. But within two months of him becoming president, people lost faith.”
But the weird part is why she thinks our current Commander-In-Chief stopped being supported by his constituents.
The brunette beauty explained that she feels the President didn’t utilize Twitter as much as he should have — and discussed why it was important for him to mobilize voters with social media platforms like that to oppose the Republican Party obstructionism Obama experienced throughout his entire presidential term.
“To his due credit ├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Twitter had only just had its 10-year anniversary ├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ I don’t think he really fully appreciated the organization that was possible that could continue after getting the seat. To say that was all obstructionism is complete fallacy because he had presented to the House. He didn’t continue with the momentum that got him there.”
Listen to her full statement (below):
People were up in arms about the comments, though, assuming it was just Dawson blasting Obama.
The actress then took to Twitter to clarify her comments, posting:
She also caught the attention of MTV‘s senior national correspondent, Jamil Smith, who SLAMMED her statement, saying:
The 36-year-old fired back:
So the journalist posed a question for the gorgeous gal:
The Bernie supporter answered:
But this controversial conversation was FAR from over:
1. Granted, Obama should├óΓé¼Γäóve better fueled his ├óΓé¼Γäó08 support into movement politics, @rosariodawson. It may have strengthened his initiatives.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) April 1, 2016
So, Jamil said:
What are UR thoughts on all the political and digital drama, Perezcious readers?
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