Friday, September 18, 2015

On YOUR Knees, Donald Trump

"Donald Trump by Gage Skidmore 2" by Gage Skidmore. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons -

Women are fat, ugly, bimbo losers - unless, of course, they are a hot, young piece of desperate ass.

Wow. That hurts. Now imagine for a moment that those words came straight from the mouth of the President of the United States. Would that be acceptable to you? No? Then I sincerely hope you will read through the following excerpts detailing “The Don’s” past interactions with  a variety of women and strongly consider removing yourself from the Trump supporter list.  

The Catalyst: So there I was last week calmly driving to work, sipping my coffee, and listening to NPR.  The NPR morning show hosts were discussing Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy, and I immediately rolled my eyes (You’ll have to give me a break here - I work with teenagers and sometimes they rub off on me). They were talking about Trump’s surprising success in the polls, which even I had to admire. Then they started breaking down the stats: Top candidate among Republican men...okay, no surprise. Top dog in the more rural areas. Okay - makes sense. But then they announced he was the top GOP candidate among Republican women, and, honestly, my first thought was: what-in-the-actual FUCK? (Okay - it may have slipped out of my mouth too.) At first I was confused. And then rage. Just rage. How can this man who thinks so little of the female gender be the top candidate among Republican women? How is that even possible???

The Reason: You might be thinking, What? The Megyn Kelly thing? Is that what this is about? The answer is yes, that’s what this is about - and SO much more. The unfortunate (read: disgusting) exchanges with Kelly from FOX News were merely a symptom of a much larger, much more gruesome Trump problem. It was a blip in a long, long history of repeatedly condescending, disrespectful, and straight-up nasty behavior toward females. And so, I found myself asking, how could any woman knowingly vote against themselves? It was at that moment that I realized that maybe not all women know the stories. Maybe not all women are aware of the trend. And since we’ve made it one of our missions here at UJ to inform women, let’s go ahead and throw it all out there.

Here is what we found.

  • In a 1991 interview with Esquire magazine, Trump had said, “You know, it doesn’t really matter what [the media] write as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of [expletive]. But she’s got to be young and beautiful.”

  • In 2001, during an on-air spat with gossip columnist (and Trump acquaintance) A.J. Benza, Trump bragged for half an hour about stealing the gossip columnist’s former girlfriend, model Kara Young. “A.J., any girl you have, I can take from you if I want,” Trump said during the kerfuffle. “You’re full of shit. So any girl you have, I can take. That I guarantee. That was proven before.”

I mean, I think it’s pretty apparent to everyone that the only things women are truly good for are male ego-boosting and playing the compliant pawn in a man’s dick-waving contest. “Not too bad,” you’re thinking? “What’s the big deal?” Well, hold your horses. Let’s dive into Mr. Trump’s show The Apprentice.

  • “All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me - consciously or unconsciously. That’s to be expected,” he said. “The early victories by women on The Apprentice were to a very large extent dependent on their sex appeal,” wrote Trump, later adding, “I believe we’re all equal except women still have to try harder and they know it. They will do what they have to do to get the job done and will not necessarily be demure about it.”

Did you catch that? I believe we’re all equal, except I don’t. And I expect women to flatter me in a sexual manner in order to get what they want because, by default, they have to. Unfortunately, we couldn’t locate a similar quote from Trump about men needing to feel up Trump’s trousers in order to win.
  • Apprentice contestant Mahsa Saeidi-Azcuy told the Post, “So much of the boardroom discussion concerned the appearance of the female contestants - discussing the female contestants’ looks, who he found to be hot. He asked the men to rate the women - he went down the line and asked the guys, ‘Who’s the most beautiful on the women’s team?” Contestant Gene Folkes also added, “I think it was most uncomfortable when he had one [female] contestant come around the board table and twirl around.”
  • Trump, on a 2013 episode of Celebrity Apprentice, was in the midst of grilling contestants Bret Michaels and Brande Roderick when Michaels brought up how Roderick had gotten down on her knees and begged the rocker not to be fired. “Excuse me, you dropped to your knees?” Trump asked Roderick. “Yes,” she replied. Trump’s response? “It must be a pretty picture - you dropping to your knees.”
Starting to get a little queasy yet? Well, hang on - because there’s more. How could we possibly discuss The Don’s lovely temperament toward women without reviewing his time with the Miss USA Pageant.
  • Carrie Prejean, a former Miss USA contestant, released a memoir in 2009 entitled Still Standing: The Untold Story of My Fight Against Gossip, Hate, and Political Attacks. In this memoir, Miss Prejean wrote about something called “The Trump Rule.” Miss USA contestants are allegedly forced to flaunt in front of Mr. Trump so that he can play a game of “Hot or Not.” Prejean wrote:
Many of the girls found this exercise humiliating. Some of the girls were sobbing backstage after [Trump] left, devastated to have failed even before the competition really began…even those of us who were among the chosen couldn’t feel very good about it - it was as though we had been stripped bare.
Are you picking up on a pattern yet? No? Well, let us continue on to Mr. Trump’s idea of “quality programming.”
  • In 2007, Trump began developing a show with Fox called Lady or a Tramp. According to Variety, Tramp was “a reality-competition series in which girls in love with the party life will be sent to a charm school where they will receive a stern course on debutante manners.” (Need a little more?) “Girls are required to wear tweed skirts and pearl necklaces, and taught the finer points of skills like flower arranging and needlework.” Variety claimed that Trump would serve as executive producer and “possibly come on air to evaluate contestants’ progress.” The series thankfully never saw the light of day.
While we are obviously relieved this show never happened, Mr. Trump has delighted in throwing around disparaging opinions of individual women to cover the gap.
  • During a 2013 interview with Howard Stern, The Don critiqued the looks of several A-list women. Here’s what he had to say:
On Halle Berry: “I love her…...upper body.”
On Kim Kardashian: “Does she have a good body? No. Does she have a fat ass? Absolutely.”
On Jessica Chastain: “She’s certainly not hot.”
  • On a 2007 interview with Larry King, Donald Trump had this to say about Angelina Jolie: “She’s been with so many guys she makes me look like a baby, OK, with the other side. And I just don’t even find her attractive. That has nothing to do with why I said it though.”
Think Trump only reserves these comments for famous actresses? Nope.
  • In 2011, The New York Times reported that Trump had a meltdown during a deposition when a lawyer requested a brief break from the proceedings to pump breast milk. “When the lawyer, Elizabeth Beck, asked for a medical break, Mr. Trump and his lawyers objected, demanding that the deposition continue. Ms. Beck said it was urgent—she needed to pump breast milk for her 3-month-old daughter, and she took the pump out to make a point,” wrote the Times. “Mr. Trump erupted. ‘You’re disgusting,’ he told Ms. Beck, in a remark that is not disputed by either side. He then walked out of the room, ending the testimony for the day.”
  • In 2011, New York Times writer Gail Collins detailed an unfortunate episode with Trump in a Times op-ed piece, writing, “During one down period, I referred to him in print as a ‘financially embattled thousandaire’ and he sent me a copy of the column with my picture circled and ‘The Face of a Dog!’ written over it.”
  • During a 2006 interview on The View, Trump remarked, “I don’t think Ivanka would do [Playboy], although she does have a very nice figure. I’ve said if Ivanka weren’t my daughter, perhaps I’d be dating her.”
HIS DAUGHTER…THAT’S HOW TRUMP TALKS ABOUT HIS FUCKING DAUGHTER. In following along with Trump’s historical pigeon-holing of women as either just a piece of ass (I guess Ivanka falls into this category?) or ugly losers, we started to realize that it’s women with a voice - women with power - that truly threaten Trump’s world view. The “bimbos” he simply disregards with condescending, disrespectful rhetoric, but the other group? Well, The Don extends to those ladies no less than some straight-up brutal attempts at assassinating their character.
  • Let us not forget the time in 2012 when Trump called into TMZ and threatened to show famously vocal defense attorney Gloria Allred his penis. “I think Gloria would be very very impressed with [my penis],” bragged Trump.  (Although admittedly, citing TMZ as a source, makes me just as uneasy as looking at a picture of Donald Trump.)
  • Most recently in an interview with Rolling Stone, Trump made his opinion of fellow Republican Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina known: "Look at that face!" he cried. "Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next President?!" Trump gave a half-hearted attempt at back-peddling from the comment, but in the CNN-hosted GOP debate on Wednesday Fiorina made it clear in front of 25 million people that the American women aren’t fooled. When the moderator asked her to respond to the Trump comment, she retorted, “I think women all over this country heard very clearly what Mr. Trump said.”
And without further ado, I present Mr. Trump’s remarks about FOX News Anchor Megyn Kelly, a famously hard-hitting reporter, political commentator, and former attorney.
  • Here’s how it started. During the debut GOP primary debate hosted by FOX News, Megyn Kelly commented to Trump, “Your Twitter account has several disparaging comments about women’s looks.” Kelly continued, asking, “You once told a contestant on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ it would be a pretty picture to see her on her knees. Does that sound to you like the temperament of a man we should elect as president, and how will you answer the charge from Hillary Clinton, who [is] likely to be the Democratic nominee, that you are part of the war on women?” Mr. Trump replied, "Frankly, what I say, and often times it's fun, it's kidding." He limply protested after being asked about labeling women "fat pigs," among other slurs, "We have a good time. What I say is what I say." When Trump’s response was met with skepticism, he continued, “And honestly Megyn, if you don't like it, I'm sorry." He added, "I've been very nice to you, although I could probably maybe not be, based on the way you have treated me. But I wouldn't do that."
If he had just left it at that, it probably would have been fine.  But, as we know, he didn’t.
Donald Trump later that evening went on Twitter and just went to town on Megyn Kelly.  Some of it insulting her personally and some insulting her career.  Here are the highlights:
He then took to Twitter again after her vacation from Fox News a couple of weeks again:
  • @megynkelly must have had a terrible vacation, she is really off her game. Was afraid to confront Dr. Cornel West. No clue on immigration!”
  • “I liked The Kelly File much better without @megynkelly. Perhaps she could take another eleven day unscheduled vacation!”
  • @mstanish53: @realDonaldTrump @megynkelly  The bimbo back in town. I hope not for long."
All of this because a woman in a position of power asked him a tough question and wouldn’t let him blow it off. And, finally, as Trump referenced during that very same debate, some his most disgusting rants were saved for Rosie O’Donnell. Yes, let’s not forget that feud.
A little back story in case you have forgotten: In 2006 (yes, you read that correctly - this goes back to ‘06), Donald Trump refused to fire a Miss USA contestant when it was found that she had been abusing drugs. Rosie was openly critical of this decision and said as much while hosting The View. They went back and forth for a bit and then it died down. But Trump made sure he drove home how awful he thought Rosie was at every turn he possibly could - and still does to this day.  
  • Trump to People Magazine: "You can't make false statements. Rosie will rue the words she said," referencing her claims that he went bankrupt. "I'll most likely sue her for making those false statements - and it'll be fun. Rosie's a loser. A real loser. I look forward to taking lots of money from my nice, fat little Rosie."
  • Donald Trump to Entertainment Weekly: “Rosie O’Donnell is disgusting - both inside and out. If you take a look at her, she’s a slob. How does she even get on television?... If I were running The View, I’d fire Rosie. I’d look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers and say, ‘Rosie, you’re fired.’ We’re all a little chubby but Rosie’s just worse than most of us. But it’s not the chubbiness - Rosie is a very unattractive person, both inside and out. Rosie’s a person that’s very lucky to have her girlfriend and better be careful or I’ll send one of my friends over to pick up her girlfriend. Why would she stay with Rosie if she had another choice?”
  • On Twitter THREE years after their initial feud (2011): “I feel sorry for Rosie's new partner in love whose parents are devastated at the thought of their daughter being with @Rosie - a true loser.”
  • On Twitter in 2012: @Cher attacked @MittRomney. She is an average talent who is out of touch with reality. Like @Rosie O'Donnell, a total loser!”
  • On Twitter in 2014: “Rosie is back on The View which tells you how desperate they must be. It is the standard short term fix and long term disaster.”
  • On Twitter in 2014 (again): “Rosie is crude, rude, obnoxious and dumb - other than that I like her very much!”
  • And in 2015 after hearing that Rosie had left The View: "Well, it's very sad what's happened to 'The View' and I predicted that with Rosie O'Donnell it would fail. I guess the prediction is correct, but, I mean she's a total trainwreck, so let's see what happens and I hope it works out well...I like the show a lot, but let's face it, Rosie is a loser."
So, I guess the only question left to ask is: Which one are you, dear reader? A young, hot piece of bimbo ass that needs to twirl for Daddy Trump or to get in Trump’s pants to  become successful? Or are you a fat, ugly, dogface disgusting loser who’s just on her period? Personally, I’m neither - I’m the intelligent, vocal, badass female who’s going to make sure that every woman I can reach knows what a misogynistic, sad, pathetic, egomaniacal idiot-in-a-box you are, Mr. Trump. You certainly don’t have my vote - nor do you have any of the votes of the women who now know what you truly keep yourself awake at night thinking about - your tiny, tiny, super tiny blue-balls.
* Amelia Jane & Saera Jane *

In case you’d like to read more (we won’t be - we already vomited in our mouth a little), here are some sources:


  1. Donald Trump may not be the most tactful person in the room but he certainly mostly speaks the truth.. he's brutally honest..Do I think he dishonors women? maybe he does.. but do I think he has the cajones to do the job of president.. yes.. more so than any other candidate.. I do not want to pick a president who's necessarily a "nice guy".. we've had them.. Romney was a "nice guy".. Clinton was a "nice guy".. yeah.. this country needs some serious change if we are going to survive.. it takes someone of Trumps stature and drive to do it.. in my opinion.. No I do not approve of some of the things he said.. but that does not mean he isn't the strongestl man for the job.. I also think that this was a bit of an attempt to paint him with a broad brush and that is not who he is.. give credit where credit is due.

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