The American (broadcast) news media – which for the first half of the 2016 presidential election handled with kid gloves Mr. Donald Trump, a bullshit artist who has no history of public service but whose life has always been about greed and self-preservation – must now refrain from interviewing pundits, personalities and politicians on their feelings about the leaked tapes that prove the Republican nominee is a sexual predator and instead seek to allocate camera time to those who were victimized by the privileged businessman – for example, Ms. Jill Harth, who claims Mr. Trump forced himself on her in the 90s – in a manner similar to how Dr. Bill Cosby, who has been accused of sexual assault by dozens of women and whose “legacy has been severely damaged by the recent accusations,” a Smithsonian Museum exhibit notes, was covered.
Mr. Trump, though he said at Sunday’s debate that he doesn’t perceive his lewd 2005 comments about grabbing women by the pussy without consent as sexual assault, nonetheless is a sexual predator and should be viewed and treated as such by journalists and the public.
Accusations of sexual assault coupled with a hot-mic confession – “I’m automatically attracted to beautiful… I just start kissing them. It’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star they let you do it. You can do anything” – is more than newsworthy, it’s a scandal of epic proportions, and, if well-resourced news media does its due diligence, Mr. Trump’s legacy will be severely damaged by it.
Unlike Dr. Cosby, who for the majority of his career was seen as a wholesome father figure and who has been married for decades, Mr. Trump, now on his third marriage, has purposefully portrayed himself as a cunning ladies’ man. So, it’s not as if his legacy will take a 180 turn but rather it’ll slide further into the gutter.
Because of Dr. Cosby’s lovable and warm public persona, it was admittedly hard for many people, particularly journalists, to believe and investigate the claims from women of such egregious acts. But what’s the excuse for the apprehension in launching a full throttle investigation into Mr. Trump, who’s famous for demeaning and objectifying women?
In two months, a Federal Judge will hear a child-rape case involving Mr. Trump and yet the mainstream American news media, specifically the cable networks whose pundits pontificated the #TrumpTapes controversy ad nasueum this weekend, has given it little-to-no air time. At this present moment, given all that we know about how Mr. Trump conducts himself, the story of a child-rape accusation should upstage his leaked audio and his ridiculous aspirations for the presidency.
Mr. Trump, who continues to characterize his sick 2005 remarks as playful locker-room banter – professional athletes have demanded the Republican stop giving locker rooms a bad name – deserves the Bill Cosby treatment and it should begin today and end only when the real-estate mogul is either left worthless – his name scrubbed from buildings and licensing deals not renewed – exiled from high-society and jailed!
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