People Won't Stop Criticizing Hillary Clinton For Raising Her Voice

The male presidential candidates have not received the same level of scrutiny.

02/05/2016 07:13 am ET

Veteran journalist Bob Woodward received a barrage of pushback after criticizing Hillary Clinton's "screaming." Many pointed out that her rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), has a tendency to raise his voice but has generally gotten a free pass.

But not everyone disagreed with Woodward. 

"I noticed that over the last couple of, couple of weeks she has been shouting very much," Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump told Hugh Hewitt on Thursday. "I think he’s really somewhat right. I mean, it looks uncomfortable and a lot of people would say the woman, I think that she has been you know very, she has been raising her voice a lot."

Bob Cusack, editor-in-chief of the The Hill, noted last night that:

However, he added that the same goes for Sanders. 

Joe Scarborough, who hosts the MSNBC show where Woodward's comments originated, denied that the criticism is sexist:

Fox News' Geraldo Rivera called her raised voice "unpleasant" and wondered if she had a hearing problem. Sean Hannity said he found it to be "angry, bitter, screaming."

But as Glamour notes, many of the male presidential candidates -- including Trump -- can be quite loud. You can see some of them in action in the video below:

It's also worth noting that most of the criticism is coming from men, not women.

Clinton, for one, has turned the diss into something of a battle cry.

"When women talk, some people think we're shouting," she said in October.

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