He said, “These words don’t reflect who I am.”
Oh yes they do, you creep. They reflect perfectly who you are. Some of us saw it long ago.
And let’s be clear. It wasn’t just lewd words. It was bragging about criminal sexual assault.
How can any self-respecting person continue to support this disgusting monster? Even before, otherwise intelligent people tied themselves in knots trying to rationalize a vote for him, waving away all his numerous grotesqueries: the lying, the frauds, the rip-offs, the financial chicanery, the ignorance, the egotism, the vulgarity, the encouragement of violence and divisive bigotry. One kept wondering what it might take to finally open their eyes. It turns out not even criminal sexual assault is enough. A quick poll reports three-quarters of Republicans saying the party should still stick by him.
I’ve been a Republican for 52 years. The party used to stand for something. Now it’s nothing but naked tribalism.