July 17, 2017
How many of Trump's French-first-lady's-'shape' critics are 60ish women?
Over in tweetville, there seems to be a building Twitter-storm over something that occurred four days ago – President Trump's compliments to France's first lady, Brigitte Macron, on her figure. "You're in such good shape. She's in such good physical shape. Beautiful," Trump told the French President's wife, who was standing next to first lady Melania Trump. They are yelling sexism, claiming sex harassment, bellowing about commodification, claiming looks-ism – all for the pretty innocuous remark. The president didn't comment on her boob size, her rear end shape, what he'd like to do, what he thinks her sexual history might be, or anything that really would give meat to any of those charges. Get a load of this pop-up Reebok ad, guaranteed to alienate half its U.S. market with its pious Pecksniffian pontificating: Guess there's no such thing as sexism at that sports giant. Supposedly, Trump is...(Read Full Post)