At this point perhaps it might be easier if we just sort out which of Trump’s men HAS NOT been accused of beating women. It’s a short list. Trump’s administration is overflowing with men who hurt women.
And, of course, while we’re talking about Trump’s abuser pals, servants and enablers, ranging from evangelical leaders like Franklin Graham, to the entire leadership of the GOP… there’s Trump himself. Trump has been accused so many times of offenses ranging from groping to a detailed account of rape from his ex-wife, Ivana that the public has lost count. If one believes just a fraction of the historic accounts of dozens of women spread over the decades, Trump would have been in jail as a sex offender many times over – if not for his money.
These days Trump seems to have no men pals who aren’t abusers. Trump endorsed accused child molester Roy Moore for Senate, and is longtime friends with former RNC finance chair Steve Wynn (and fellow low-life casino operator scum) – accused of harassment and sexual assault by dozens of women.
According to Trump all women are habitual liars except women abused or molested by Democrats. The only white males Trump hasn’t believed when talking about accusations of sexual or violent abuse are Bill Clinton and Al Franken. Everyone else – including Trump – gets a pass.
Violence against women seems to almost be a Trump requirement for employment or friendship. Corey Lewandowski was accused of sexual assault in 2017 and was charged with battery in 2016. Trump’s choice for labor secretary Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name after domestic violence his ex-wife told Oprah about in 1990, surfaced. Steve Bannon was hired by Trump, knowing he’d been charged with domestic violence after his then wife called 911 and police noted at the time that she had marks on her wrists and neck.
If abuse of women isn’t an actual Trump requirement enabling abusers seems to be. John Kelly knew about Trump’s abuse of women before taking the job as did every American who voted for Trump including almost the entire white male evangelical leadership. And once in the White House “the honorable Marine” Kelly not only served Trump-The-Molester but covered for the likes of Porter too.
Kelly knew about Porter’s history of domestic violence since he couldn’t get security clearance because of it but continued to rally behind him anyway. Kelly even promoted Porter, soon after finding out about the abuse.
Kelly called Porter “a man of true integrity and honor” in response to the allegations of three women. (In Trumpland one white man’s word is worth three times more than three women’s it seems.) After Porter resigned, Kelly even took the time to read out Porter’s statement, in which he called the accusations of three women all “vile” and a “smear campaign.”
Porter, accused of assaulting both of his ex-wives and a former girlfriend, gave his resignation but “was not pressured to do so”, according to woman-abuser-enabler press secretary Sarah Huckabee. In fact, Huckabee lauded Porter as having the “full confidence” of the president and John Kelly.
Kelly isn’t the only woman-abuse enabler and justifier: As I mentioned, evangelical paragon Sarah Huckabee, is a female traitor to all women. Huckabee, echoing her vile boss, routinely defends woman-abusers and brands victims as liars. She has so far been one hundred percent on the side of men in every case where women go up against powerful men including the Roy Moore.
Trump keeps Huckabee in her place. He respects men who keep women in their place: “You have to treat ’em like shit,” as he said in an on-camera interview some years ago. That’s why top White House staffer Rob Porter got a hero’s goodbye from Trump… even as a picture of his ex-wife’s battered face was splashed across the news.
According to Trump a woman’s word is always a “mere allegation” whereas a white male abuser’s word deserves to be believed- until proven wrong in court of law. Photos of bruised faces be damned!
Trump’s take on white rich men who rape, abuse and molest: “It’s very sad because he’s a very good person. I’ve always found him to be just a very, very good person, and by the way a very very talented person.” Look what he’s done. So, I feel very badly.”
The Trump Doctrine is this: NEVER believe a woman! Always believe a white male! “He says he’s innocent, and I think you have to remember that,” tweets Trump about his latest favorite abuser, and apparently about any abuser of women, young girl and/or those accused of attempted rape of a child, as was the case with Roy Moore.
(This is just your daily reminder that Barack Obama did not have one scandal or one allegation against him during his time in the US Senate or eight years as president.)
It is a fact that with Trump’s history of self-admitted – not to mention alleged woman abuse – he could never get FBI security clearance for any job in the White House… if he wasn’t “president.” Think about that.
I’m waiting for – and praying for – a righteous tidal wave of women’s votes to sweep away Trump and his disgusting crew of gropers, rapists, abusers and their sycophant lying Republican enablers.
In women I (hope) and trust.
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