An awful lot, according to The Donald's detractors. His mistreatment of Megyn Kelly following last week's presidential debate was beyond the pale. After all, her question to The Donald at the debate had only to do with his public statements. Following the debate, there was absolutely no need for him to observe:
You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever.
All of this is predicated upon public personas:
- The Donald has crafted the persona of a crude, rude, narcissistic carnival barker (= evil, Darth Vader has an equal).
- Megyn Kelly and FoxNews have crafted the persona of a smart, no nonsense, beautiful woman who is the epitome of class (= good, perhaps surpassing even Princess Leah).
The narrative the mainstream media is peddling is that good must trump evil (no need to pardon the pun).
Megyn Kelly may indeed be 100% her public persona, the "real deal." However, an audiotape fowarded yesterday to The Motley Monk--when Kelly appeared on "The Howard Stern Show" five years ago--gave him pause when it comes to that "epitome of class" designation. "Dishing with Howard" on the radiowaves. Hmmm....
WARNING: The following audiotape contains graphic language of an adult nature. To listen to the audiotape click here.
Reflecting back upon the tete-a-tete, Megyn Kelly took the high road the other night, saying on "The Kelly File":
This is a tough business, and it’s time now to move forward. And now, let’s get back to the news.
Speaking of the news, Hillary Clinton tried to link the rest of the Republican field with The Donald, saying that his language reflected broader thinking among the Republican candidates. According to the New York Times, Hillary said:
While what Donald Trump said about Megyn Kelly is outrageous; what the rest of the Republicans are saying about all women is also outrageous.
Let the discussion begin...
To read the New York Times story, click on the following link:http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/11/us/megyn-kelly-says-she-wont-be-cowed-by-donald-trump.html?_r=0