Hillary’s Trump victim ‘Miss Piggy’ turns out to be not so sympathetic a character

The Brooklyn Brain Trust that runs Hillary Clinton’s campaign didn’t do its vetting properly.  David Martosko of the UK Daily Mail: The former Miss Universe at the center of a bitter exchange in Monday's presidential debate was accused of aiding a would-be murderer and threatening to kill a judge, it has emerged. Alicia Machado was named by Hillary Clinton as having been shamed for her weight in 1996 by Donald Trump, when she was Miss Universe and he bought the beauty contest, by being called 'Miss Piggy' when she gained weight. (snip) …two Associated Press reports from 1998 have revealed the Machado was accused of aiding attempted murder and threats to kill in Venezuela. DailyMail.com has asked the Clinton campaign whether they knew about the accusations, which do not appear to have ended in conviction, before the candidate spoke about her at the debate. She also made a number of porno films, as Alex Pfeiffer of the Daily...(Read Full Post)