Trump and the wimmin
I wrote about his li'l problem for Salon this morning:
Yesterday, the news was once again all over Trump’s latest flap over abortion rights, with one pundit after another talking about how it has really hurting him with women. Interestingly, it wasn’t just liberal women who were appalled by his comments, that women should be punished for having abortions; conservative pro-life women were apoplectic. The last thing they want is some late-coming yahoo suggesting that just because abortion is murder, any woman who has one is some kind of criminal. It might hurt the cause. But it wasn’t just the abortion gaffe, it was the accumulation of Trumpian misogyny — from his crude insults toward Heidi Cruz to his defense of his campaign manager manhandling a reporter — that finally reached critical mass. His problems with women of all political stripes are real and they are getting worse.