Meghan McCain: Obama 'a dirty capitalist like the rest of us'

Meghan McCain on Thursday mocked former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMcCarthy: ‘No deadline on DACA’ Democrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration Trump’s first year in office was the year of the woman MORE for accepting a fee for speaking at a Wall Street firm, calling him "a dirty capitalist."

“The great irony is that Saint Obama, who is supposed to representing everything that is good and utopian on the left, is actually a dirty capitalist like the rest of us,” McCain, the daughter of Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMcCain rips Trump for attacks on press NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Meghan McCain says her father regrets opposition to MLK Day MORE (R-Ariz.), said on Fox News’s "Outnumbered."

“I would pay money not to have to sit through a speech from President Obama because I find him that boring. It’s like sitting through every class I hated in college," the co-host added.

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Meghan McCain argued that Obama associating with corporate America could tarnish his credibility with progressives.

“But this will hurt him ultimately with people like [Sen.] Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren: Trump is a 'racist bully' Poll: Oprah would outperform Warren, Harris against Trump in California Democrats continue to dismiss positive impacts of tax reform MORE [D-Mass.], people like [Sen.] Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersMellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) Former Sanders campaign manager: Don't expect email list to be shared with DNC Adult film star: Trump and Stormy Daniels invited me to 'hang out' MORE [I-Vt.], who think all things capitalist, Wall Street-involved is awful and evil,” she said.

“I hope they fillet him the say way they filleted Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) MORE,” McCain added, referencing the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.

Obama has accepted a reported $400,000 to speak at Cantor Fitzgerald LP’s healthcare conference in September. Cantor, a mid-sized investment bank in New York, reportedly plans on making Obama its keynote speaker for one day of the event.

Obama’s reported speaking fee is nearly twice the price commanded by Hillary Clinton, his former secretary of State.

Eric Schultz, Obama’s spokesman, defended the former president Wednesday by citing financial reforms during his tenure.

“With regard to this or any speech involving Wall Street sponsors, I’d just point out that in 2008, Barack Obama raised more money from Wall Street than any candidate in history — and still went on to successfully pass and implement the toughest reforms on Wall Street since [former President Franklin D. Roosevelt]," he said.