Pat Buchanan: ‘Let’s Hope’ A Woman Isn’t Elected President In My Lifetime

Conservative pundit Pat Buchanan — who was recently fired from MSNBC after penning a racist book bemoaning the “end of white America” — reinforced his sexism during an episode of the McLaughlin Group on Sunday. Asked when the country would elect its first female president, Buchanan predicted “2040 or 2050” — well after his expected lifespan. And when host John McLaughlin pressed, “that late?” the 73-year-old Buchanan quipped, “let’s hope so” and broke out in laughter. McLaughlin added that “Hillary Clinton owes it to her gender” to run. Watch it:

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