Just four words made up one of the most jarring moments of CNN's Democratic debate on Sunday: "Excuse me, I'm talking."
That's what Bernie Sanders said to Hillary Clinton when she interrupted him during an exchange on trade.
The moment looked bad for Sanders. He came off as a man shouting down a woman. And the live audience did not like it one bit.
audience did not like the "EXCUSE ME I'M TALKING" from sanders one bit— Alexandra Petri (@petridishes) March 7, 2016
Whole lotta people in the debate hall sat up straight when that happened https://t.co/LoPbDCYujL— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) March 7, 2016
This isn't the first time Sanders has gotten a bit of pushback for a moment like this. In a previous debate, Sanders told Clinton that people need to stop shouting about guns — when he was in fact the one shouting, not Clinton. It turned out this was a typical line from Sanders when it comes to gun policy, but it still looked a bit too much like a man yelling down a woman on the debate stage.