President Donald Trump—the man who, just a week ago, failed to condemn white supremacists on a national stage—called the Democratic nominee for vice president, Senator Kamala Harris, a “monster” twice on Fox News.
I repeat, Donald Trump—the man who refuses to agree to a virtual presidential debate against opponent Joe Biden despite having the deadly coronavirus—just called the first Black and Asian American woman to ever take part in a vice presidential debate a “monster.” And, for some reason, a “communist,” which is false.
“This monster that was on stage with Mike Pence—who destroyed her last night, by the way—but this monster,” Trump said while calling into Fox Business on October 8. “I thought that wasn't even a contest last night. She was terrible. I don’t think you could get worse. And totally unlikable. And she is. She’s a communist. She’s left of Bernie [Sanders].”
Donald Trump—who suggested he’s “entitled” to a third term as president; who called Mexicans “rapists”; who hosted a large, mostly mask-free event during a global pandemic; who intentionally downplayed the coronavirus, then said “don’t be afraid of COVID” after receiving the best medical care this country has available—that man. You know that man. He’s our president. That man called Kamala Harris a “monster.”
Donald Trump—a misogynist who once said he would grab women “by the pussy” and called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” during a presidential debate—had the audacity to call Kamala Harris a “monster.” Keep in mind that after Trump revealed his and First Lady Melania Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis, Harris wrote this on Twitter: “Doug [her husband] and I join Joe Biden and Dr. Biden in wishing President Trump and the First Lady a full and speedy recovery. We’re keeping them and the entire Trump family in our thoughts.” He called that woman a “monster.”
Huh…something to think about.
Originally Appeared on Glamour