‘Ms. Clinton If You’re Nasty’: Response to Trump Calling Clinton a ‘Nasty Woman’ Was Swift and Furious
During the debate last night, Donald Trump leaned in close to his mic and said under his breath that Hillary Clinton is a “nasty woman.” After weeks — nay, months — of refuting the claim that he’s a misogynist and now insisting that the women accusing him of sexual assault are liars, the “nasty woman” comment probably wasn’t something campaign manager Kellyanne Conway would have advised.
It also wasn’t something that went over too well with female voters (or male voters, for that matter). Observe:
— Rukhmani K. Desai (@RukhDesai) October 20, 2016
— Kate Binder (@katebinder) October 20, 2016
FOMO that I can’t identify as a #NastyWoman tonight but thrilled I can at least vote for one.
— Andy Mientus (@andymientus) October 20, 2016
— Team Pelosi (@TeamPelosi) October 20, 2016
RT if you’re a nasty woman and it’s made your life a freakin’ pleasure
— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) October 20, 2016
I’m met this very nasty woman in the coffee shop this morning who says she’s voting for Hillary. Happens to be an elementary school teacher.
— Bad Hombre Adam (@AdamParkhomenko) October 20, 2016
I’m proud to say I come from a long line of nasty women.
— Sam Grittner (@SamGrittner) October 20, 2016
Rise and shine, Nasty Women ? pic.twitter.com/CDmA7qPrDk
— HuffPostWomen (@HuffPostWomen) October 20, 2016
? Spiking this morning: ‘nasty’. The word has a number of meanings. https://t.co/ZBsUsed952
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) October 20, 2016
— Sally Kohn (@sallykohn) October 20, 2016
The Hunger Games are rigged, folks. Everyone knows Katniss won because she played the woman card. Nasty woman. Very rigged. #TrumpBookReport
— missy kurzweil (@missykurz) October 20, 2016
The Janet Jackson references were abundant and even boosted her song, “Nasty,” on Spotify, giving it 250% more streams than usual, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
MS SLATE IF YR NASTY (how many other ppl have used this Janet reference)
— jenny slate (@jennyslate) October 20, 2016
— UltraViolet (@UltraViolet) October 20, 2016
It’s Mrs. President, if you’re nasty. #debate
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) October 20, 2016
Many women changed their Twitter names to incorporate the word “nasty,” just as Trump’s fans owned the word “Deplorable” when Clinton said that half of them belonged in a basket of deplorables.
It’s such a mark of the modern era that both sides seize on insults as marks of pride: Nasty Women and Bad Hombres v. the Deplorables.
— emily nussbaum (@emilynussbaum) October 20, 2016
Uh oh, twitter is useless today because everyone I follow has changed their display name to “such a nasty woman”
— dan solo (@dansolomon) October 20, 2016
Don’t think all the reactions were negative, of course. The Daily Caller loved what Trump said and made a t-shirt to capitalize on it.
— The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) October 20, 2016
Another “Nasty Woman” shirt funds Planned Parenthood.
— PPNYC Action Fund (@PPNYCAction) October 20, 2016
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