Donald Trump is a joke, but his comments calling women who stood up to him “fat pigs,” “dogs,” and “disgusting”* are not.
When asked about his anti-woman slurs at the first Republican presidential debate, the Republican front-runner laughed them away, and the nine other candidates let him get away with it.
The Republican candidates are afraid to take on Trump, even when he insults 51% of the American people. Maybe they are scared by his billion-dollar bullhorn. But if they can’t stand up to a bully from their own party, how are they going to deal with ISIS? They need to apologize for standing idly by.