Real men don’t.
I know the comments are from a video that is 11 years old, and if Mr Trump had been a youth when he said those words, I might have given him a little leeway; we all have to learn where to draw the line when we are young and we all make mistakes.
But my understanding is that Donald Trump was 59.
I would feel very insecure if a man like that was “leader of the free world”.
Considering the number of Republicans who have renounced their support of him – including former bodybuilding, Hollywood hard man and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger, it seems I am not alone.
The fact that Nigel Farage leapt to his defence is totally unsurprising.
If the Fuhrage really reckons men talk like that, then we have an explanation for much of his political career.
For once, I agree with Tom Watson, who reportedly said Mr Farage’s comments betray a troubling attitude toward women.
We already knew he had a troubling attitude toward foreigners.
Does anybody know of a group this man hasn’t offended?
Cynical Nigel Farage has tried to play down Donald Trump’s disgusting remarks about women by claiming they’re the “kind of thing men do”.
Despite outrage across the Republican party, the Ukip leader brushed aside Mr Trump’s “grab them by the p***y” claim as “alpha male boasting”.
Mr Trump refused to quit last night as former US Presidential nominees John McCain and Mitt Romney distanced themselves from his “vile” and “demeaning” comments.
“Sickened” House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan called off a joint campaign event with Mr Trump, his running mate Mike Pence declined to defend him, Arnold Schwarzenegger said he wouldn’t vote for him, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called on him to quit, and right-wing Sarah Palin said the comments were “beyond abhorrent”.
Yet tasteless Mr Farage was sticking to his plan to attend tonight’s TV debate between Mr Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton in St Louis, Missouri.
He told reporters in the city: “Look, this is alpha male boasting. It’s the kind of thing, if we are being honest, that men do.”
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