Kevin Cirilli & Ben Brody, Bloomberg – November 3, 2016
Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, hit the campaign trail outside Philadelphia on Thursday to call for more civility online, in an appeal to suburban women voters with just five days left until the U.S. presidential election. American “culture has gotten too mean and too rough, especially to children and teachers,” Melania Trump said in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, lamenting cyber-bullying in particular.
Trump’s comments, and his numerous alleged deeds, are “shocking” in the sense that they are appalling, disgusting, revolting. But to me, and I think to many women, that doesn’t mean they are the least bit surprising. That’s because to many of us, Trump feels sickeningly familiar.
Abby Phillip, The Washington Post – November 19, 2015
Hillary Clinton said on Live! with Kelly and Michael that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s notorious insults verge on “bullying.” Clinton credited the businessman for having a reality TV sensibility. “He’s a great showman,” she said on Thursday morning. But she noted that Trump’s comments are sometimes targeted at specific groups of people — including women.
Olivia Nuzzi, The Daily Beast – September 16, 2015
Bullies, like most people running for political office, have an unhealthy need for power. That need can be caused, according to Drew, by a number of things: revenge after being bullied themselves, general self-esteem and insecurity issues, or just a total lack of human compassion.
Cathy Burke, Newsmax – July 16, 2015
Hillary Clinton commands the support of a small army of Baby Boomer women while GOP contender Donald Trump is up against female voters who might perceive him as a “bully,” bestselling author Gail Sheehy tells Newsmax TV.