Thin-Skinned GOP Nominee Continues Misogynist Attacks on Alicia Machado at 3 AM

Repeating libels from Alex Jones and his crony Paul Joseph Watson
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In the debate Monday night, Hillary Clinton laid a trap for Donald Trump by bringing up Trump’s ugly misogynistic and bigoted comments about former Miss Universe Alicia Machado. Trump was obviously surprised, repeating “Where did you get this? Where did you get this?” in a petulant voice as Clinton described him calling Machado “Miss Piggy” and “Miss Housekeeping.”

And the trap worked beautifully. Five days after the debate Trump is still ranting about Machado, like Wile E. Coyote falling for a Roadrunner trick over and over.

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Clinton’s barb got so far under Trump’s skin that last night at 2:30 am Eastern time, he tweeted a series of misogynist attacks on Machado — again!

Let’s get one thing out of the way immediately. The charge that Machado appeared in a “sex tape” is ludicrous and false, and apparently originated with vile conspiracy-monger Alex Jones’s crony Paul Joseph Watson. The only thing even close to a “sex tape” in Machado’s history was a (probably staged) non-graphic scene in a Spanish reality TV show. And the other accusations in Watson’s smear piece are similarly exaggerated and distorted. (Standard practice for Infowars.)

But aside from the dishonesty of the smear, what does it say about the Republican Party’s presidential candidate that his skin is so paper-thin he’s still ranting about this woman almost a week later — and tweeting angrily in the middle of the night?

The bottom line: the GOP’s nominee for president is seriously unhinged.

UPDATE at 9/30/16 10:56:58 am by Charles Johnson

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