Just found another mention of this, in an article in TheAtlantic.com: One spectacular irony in all of this is how Trump’s tactics mirror the criticism he’s lobbed at his opponent. In the second presidential debate, he claimed Hillary Clinton “attacked” the women who accused her husband of sexual assault, “and attacked them viciously.” Hillary Clinton has defended her husband, but there’s little evidence http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/oct/10/donald-trump/donald-trump-says-hillary-clinton-viciously-attack/ to support Trump’s broader claim.
Donald Trump’s Warning for Women http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/10/donald-trumps-warning-for-women/504251/ Donald Trump’s Warning for Women http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/10/donald-trumps-warning-for-women/504251/ The Republican nominee is doubling down on his attacks against those who have accused him of sexual assault. View on www.theatlantic.com http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/10/donald-trumps-warning-for-women/504251/ Preview by Yahoo ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <authfriend@...> wrote : You're right. It hadn't occurred to me--I guess because it was so obvious--but Parton's column is the only place I've seen the point made explicitly. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <awoelflebater@...> wrote : ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <authfriend@...> wrote : Heather Digby Parton made the point in an article on Salon today, after quoting Trump: That's right, the same man who staged a televised stunt just four days ago in which he sanctimoniously slammed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for supposedly trashing the reputations of assault victims, stood before the cameras and trashed the reputations of assault victims. Thanks for that, Judy. It is such a simple observation to make I was wondering why it wasn't being used constantly as this whole sordid drama plays out. Two speeches that defined a campaign: Donald Trump’s conspiratorial ranting and Michelle Obama’s inspiring call for decency http://www.salon.com/2016/10/14/two-speeches-that-defined-a-campaign-donald-trumps-conspiratorial-ranting-and-michelle-obamas-inspiring-call-for-decency/ http://www.salon.com/2016/10/14/two-speeches-that-defined-a-campaign-donald-trumps-conspiratorial-ranting-and-michelle-obamas-inspiring-call-for-decency/ Two speeches that defined a campaign: Donald Trump’s... http://www.salon.com/2016/10/14/two-speeches-that-defined-a-campaign-donald-trumps-conspiratorial-ranting-and-michelle-obamas-inspiring-call-for-decency/ Trump's dog-whistle diatribe was this campaign's darkest hour, while Michelle Obama's speech was its finest View on www.salon.com http://www.salon.com/2016/10/14/two-speeches-that-defined-a-campaign-donald-trumps-conspiratorial-ranting-and-michelle-obamas-inspiring-call-for-decency/ Preview by Yahoo ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <awoelflebater@...> wrote : So, how is Trump's besmirching of his female accusers any different or better or more justified than Hillary's alleged attacks against Bill Clinton's accusers? Does Trump not realize he's doing the exact same thing he accuses his opponent of? I haven't seen this point made anywhere in the media yet. What the hell? https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/14/look-at-her-i-dont-think-so-trumps-defence-is-to-demean-his-accusers https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/oct/14/look-at-her-i-dont-think-so-trumps-defence-is-to-demean-his-accusers