But even though his comments may come as no surprise, many pointed out that it was troubling to see women waving ‘Women for Trump’ placards behind the president and cheering as he continued his angry rant about the woman who accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
“This is what should worry all Americans who care about how low and fast we are sinking,” prominent civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill tweeted.
I won’t tweet the video, but for those who are seeing it, focus on the crowd. They wait for the laugh lines, look at the woman raising the “Women for Trump” sign, the child in the frame. This is what should worry all Americans who care about how low & fast we are sinking. https://t.co/2xoZYQXNQk
— Sherrilyn Ifill (@Sifill_LDF) October 3, 2018
A sexual predator and pathological liar bashing a sexual assault victim while an old lady holds up a Women for Trump sign. It’s the fucking apocalypse
— Sarah Cooper (@sarahcpr) October 3, 2018
The thing that bothers me most about this, other than that this fuckhead is our president, is the women standing behind him, laughing and clapping like the trained seals they are.
White women who voted for Trump: get your shit together. https://t.co/stL4bekv7H
— Holly Figueroa O’Reilly 📢 (@AynRandPaulRyan) October 3, 2018
DO I ACTUALLY SEE TWO WOMEN HOLDING WOMEN FOR TRUMP SIGNS TO A MAN WHO JOKES ABOUT GRABBING WOMEN WITH MY OWN EYES HMM SOMETHING DOESNT ADD UP https://t.co/JmYPrxDA1E
— michelle (@optimisticIove) October 3, 2018