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Steinem Apologizes for ‘Misinterpreted’ Comment About Young Female Sanders Supporters

Journalist and feminist activist Gloria Steinem implied on Friday that young women who support Bernie Sanders do so because "the boys are with Bernie."

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On last Friday’s episode of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, journalist and feminist activist Gloria Steinem controversially suggested that young women who support U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary do so in an effort to meet male Bernie Sanders supporters.

When host Bill Maher pointed out that progressive-leaning Sen. Sanders is leading Clinton among young female voters, Steinem said, “First of all, women get more radical as we get older… I don’t mean to over-generalize … but men tend to get more conservative because they gain power as they age, and women get more radical because they lose power as they age. So it’s kind of not fair to measure most women by the standard of most men, because they’re going to get more activist as they grow older.

[RELATED: In Tight Race with Sanders, Clinton Reportedly Wins 6 Precincts By Coin Toss]

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And when you’re young, you’re thinking, you know, ‘Where are the boys?’ The boys are with Bernie,” added Steinem.

Maher replied, “Now if I said that, ‘Yeah, they’re for Bernie because that’s where the boys are,’ you’d swat me, come on.”

According to The Hill, Sanders won 84 percent of the 18-29 demographic in the Iowa Caucuses. Clinton only garnered 14 percent of that segment of the vote.

[RELATED: Reality Check: Sanders and Clinton Would Make Same Mistake On Middle East?]

After experiencing significant backlash, Steinem authored a Facebook post on Sunday apologizing for her “misinterpreted” remarks on the show.

In a case of talk-show Interruptus, I misspoke on the Bill Maher show recently, and apologize for what’s been misinterpreted as implying young women aren’t serious in their politics. What I had just said on the same show was the opposite: young women are active, mad as hell about what’s happening to them, graduating in debt, but averaging a million dollars less over their lifetimes to pay it back. Whether they gravitate to Bernie or Hillary, young women are activist and feminist in greater numbers than ever before,” said Steinem.

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