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Legal Sea Foods restaurant chain takes heat for sexist Hillary Clinton ‘cold fish’ ad

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The Legal Sea Foods chain of restaurants is taking heat after they ran a full-page ad in the Boston Globe referring to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a “cold fish” — a slur inferring a woman is frigid, reports The Boston Globe.

The New England-based chain has been running mock satirical campaign ads for company CEO Roger Berkowitz — using the campaign slogan #feeltheberk — but went over the line with the Clinton ad.

Under a picture of Clinton, the ad reads: “We have a name for cold fish. Sushi.”

Twitter users responding to the hashtag campaign were not amused at the slurs aimed at the first woman to receive a  major party presidential nomination, and let the company know.

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Berkowitz responded to criticism of the ad, saying the company ran an ad mocking GOP nominee Donald Trump last week reading, ““I can assure you, it’s not the size of your hands that are important, but rather the size of your shrimp.”

According to the CEO, “Like with the Trump ad, we said, ‘Let’s see what the perception is of the candidate and see if we can get a fish message in.’ The common perception of Hillary is that she’s a little bit cold, not exactly warm and fuzzy. This was a way for us to say OK, she’s a little cold, let’s do something with sushi. It is absolutely not politically motivated.”

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“It would be disingenuous to do an ad on Trump and not one on Hillary,” he added


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Trump calls four Dem lawmakers ‘very racist troublemakers’ in latest angry Twitter tirade

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President Donald Trump on Monday once again launched an attack on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) in an angry Twitter tirade.

"The 'Squad' is a very Racist group of troublemakers who are young, inexperienced, and not very smart," the president wrote. "They are pulling the once great Democrat Party far left, and were against humanitarian aid at the Border...And are now against ICE and Homeland Security. So bad for our Country!"

The “Squad” is a very Racist group of troublemakers who are young, inexperienced, and not very smart. They are pulling the once great Democrat Party far left, and were against humanitarian aid at the Border...And are now against ICE and Homeland Security. So bad for our Country!

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Vogue editor Anna Wintour refuses to talk about Melania Trump so she can lavish praise on Michelle Obama

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Vogue editor and fashion doyenne Anna Wintour had little good to say about current First Lady Melania Trump in an interview with the Economist, choosing instead to lavish praise on Michelle Obama as the "best ambassador this country could possibly have."

In the interview, which can be heard below, Anna McElvoy wanted to talk about Melania but Wintour seemed to have no interest in the former fashion model from Slovenia who is currently the third wife of Donald Trump.

“[Melania] I think, very consciously, wanted to see herself as an ambassador for British fashion, in this case, or a transatlantic ambassador,” McElvoy asked, pointing to the first lady's recent trip to the U.K. “I mean, do you value that?”

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‘Offered up for abuse’: Jeffrey Epstein and Charlie Rose conferred about new assistants the PBS host could sexually harass

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Disgraced former PBS host Charlie Rose and accused billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein allegedly had conversations about women whom Rose should hire and whom he would then go on to sexually harass.

New York Magazine reporter Irin Carmon has a bombshell story about Epstein's call logs that show his regular interactions with multiple powerful men during a time when prosecutors say he was running a sex trafficking ring for underage girls.

Of particular interest are his calls with Rose, who was fired by PBS in 2017 after multiple women came forward to accuse him of being a serial sexual harasser.

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