Running for office as a woman is never easy — and during the third and final presidential debate, sexist attacks against the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton were on full display.
It began when Republican nominee Donald Trump characterized Clinton’s reaction to the D.C. v. Heller decision — in which the Supreme Court held that the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to possess firearms — as “angry” and “extremely upset.”
“The D.C. v. Heller decision was very strongly and she was extremely angry about it,” Trump said. “I watched. She was very, very angry when upheld. And Justice Scalia was so involved, and it was a well crafted decision, but Hillary was extremely upset, extremely angry.”
Moderator Chris Wallace then doubled down on Trump’s characterization, asking Clinton, “Were you extremely upset?”More ...