During the presidential debate on Monday night, Donald Trump lashed out at Hillary Clinton for her “mean” ads. The Republican presidential candidate went on to hint that he was going to say something very nasty to Hillary but he changed his mind. In post-debate interviews, the self-proclaimed billionaire told Fox News that the nasty thing he was talking about was former President Bill Clinton’s infidelity. The orange blob of anger went on to say that he chose not to say it because he was protecting Chelsea Clinton who was sitting in the audience. The Democratic nominee’s daughter is now hitting back and her response is perfect.
The former first daughter told Cosmopolitan that she is completely unfazed by Donald Trump’s trash-talk:
Well, my reaction to that is just what my reaction has been kind of every time Trump has gone after my mom or my family, which is that it’s a distraction from his inability to talk about what’s actually at stake in this election and to offer concrete, comprehensive proposals about the economy, or our public school system, or debt-free college, or keeping our country safe and Americans safe here at home and around the world.
And candidly, I don’t remember a time in my life when my parents and my family weren’t being attacked, and so it just sort of seems to be in that tradition, unfortunately.
She’s right. Every time Donald Trump is backed into a corner on policy issues, he starts name-calling in an attempt to distract from the issues. And when he does try to talk about policy, he ends up saying things like “I’m going to make very good decisions” or some nonsense like that.
What’s most galling about Trump talking about Bill Clinton’s history with women is that he himself cheated on his wife and his affair was very public, as well. When Trump was married to his first wife, Ivana, he had an affair with his second wife Marla Maples. Trump’s children were forced to see their dad’s affair splashed all over the covers of tabloids and newspapers for weeks. Basically he is a giant, orange classless hypocrite and Chelsea responded brilliantly.
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