Clooney: Money sloshing around US politics 'obscene'

The vast sums of money funding political campaigns in the race to the White House are “obscene,” George Clooney said Sunday, chiming with Bernie Sanders despite supporting rival Hillary Clinton. “I’ve been a very big fan of hers,” the Hollywood heartthrob said of Clinton, the Democratic presidential frontrunner, in an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press. “But I want to say this: I really like Bernie and I think what he’s saying in this election is important if you’re a Democrat,” Clooney added, just two days before a crucial primary in New York.

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