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

Meghan McCain on Thursday mocked former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaObama shares summer reading list ‘Three Californias’ plan would give Dems more seats Loyalty to Donald Trump is new normal for the Republican Party 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 McCainThe Memo: Trump’s media game puts press on back foot Meghan McCain shreds Giuliani for calling Biden a 'mentally deficient idiot' Mueller warns of Russian midterm attack, while Trump attacks Mueller 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 WarrenTrump to nominate budget official as next consumer bureau chief Sessions floats federal law that would protect states that decriminalize marijuana Bank regulator faces backlash over comments on racism MORE [D-Mass.], people like [Sen.] Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) Sanders If Congress takes no action, the Social Security trust fund will become depleted in 2034 Ex-campaign manager: Sanders is still eying another presidential bid DNC chair backing plan to cut superdelegates opposed by Dem lawmakers 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 ClintonSunday Shows preview: Lawmakers, Trump allies discuss Russia probe, migrant family separation Giuliani: FBI, prosecutors investigating Trump belong in the psych ward Des Moines Register front page warns Iowa could lose up to 4M from Chinese tariffs 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.