Donald Trump Misogynist

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Donald Trump, the billionaire real-estate developer and television personality, has now added “presidential candidate” to his list of titles. Surprisingly, he is doing considerably well in the public polls. His recent popularity surge may be due to his lack of a filter, or perhaps it’s purely for the entertainment his spectacles create. Whatever the reason, I find it troubling that such a deplorable man is currently leading the GOP polls. Donald Trump would not be a suitable President of the United States due to his outspoken public prejudices against minorities and misogynistic tendencies. On numerous occasions, Donald Trump was involved with racial discrimination. In the early 1970s, the New York Times published an article about the Department…show more content…
In the first GOP debate, FOX news anchor, Megyn Kelly, questioned Trump about his crude statements towards women. Kelly stated that, Trump called women derogatory names such as, “fat pigs, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals.” She also pressed Trump with a follow up statement “ made disparaging comments about women’s looks. You once told a contestant on Celebrity Apprentice, ‘it would be a pretty picture to see her on her knees’.” He dismissed these accusations by cracking a joke about Rosie O’Donnell. After the debate was over, he responded on twitter by referring to Megyn Kelly as a “bimbo”. He also made a statement to CNN news anchor Don Lemon that, “You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever.” Many people interpreted this remark as a reference to her menstrual cycle. Trump just recently based Carly Fiorina’s worth as a presidential candidate on her looks by saying, "Look at that face. Would anyone vote for that?" A somewhat similar comment was posted to his Twitter account about Hillary Clinton. Trump retweeted a quote from Sawyer Burmeister, “If Hillary Clinton can’t satisfy her husband what makes her think she can satisfy America?” Donald Trump’s character is questionable and should not represent the United States if he doesn’t respect many of its citizens. He attempts to dismiss his bigotry by saying he will not be politically correct. People may like his ability to speak his mind, but they don’t realize that most of his brass speaking is based upon hatred and discrimination. I believe someone with this type of track record couldn’t be an effective, strong leader and therefore shouldn’t be elected as the next President of the United States of
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