Quantcast
Connect with us

CNN panel goes off the rails when Trump surrogate calls sexual assault nothing but ‘guy talk’

Published

on

Donald Trump supporter and CNN commentator Andre Bauer had a bad night as a pundit, after the news broke about 2005 statements Trump made about groping and grabbing women. Republicans have been lining up to denounce Trump’s comments and most of the CNN pundits from the right have also said that the comments are deplorable, but Bauer decided it was just “guy talk.” Democratic strategist Jonathan Tasini lost it and went off on Bauer.

“It creates an uncomfortable situation,” Bauer said, trying to dimish the tape. “And it’s not a healthy thing to happen 34 days out before an election, and two days away from a debate. I think he will move forward from this. It’s definitely an obstacle. And all of us have said things that we wish we could take back. This was many years ago. I’m not excusing it in any way. And it was guy talk.”

Bauer then went on to blame the media for recording the sound rather than Trump for being a predator. “And quite frankly, it should have never — a TV station should have never been recording. And furthermore, shouldn’t have released it. But where we are is now that it has been released, he has apologized. Hopefully, he’ll be able to move forward and get into debate mode.”

That’s when Tasini lost his mind. “Guy talk is — assault against women is not guy talk,” he began. “Saying ‘I’m going to grab your p*ssy’ and assaulting women is not guy talk. That is a crime. And for you to sort of say, it’s an obstacle, and not sit here and say that Donald Trump must step down and not be president because he’s a deranged individual is astonishing to me.”

He went on to say that these comments from Trump aren’t new, citing the way that Trump has talked about his own daughter. “Let’s go back and remember that Donald Trump didn’t just use the words that Jim Johns recited that Tim Kaine talked about, fat, bimbo, pig, Donald Trump objectifyied his own daughter. I want every man, every father of a daughter to think about this. Donald Trump talked about his daughter, talked about her being hot, talked about her in sexual terms. This man is deranged.”

Liberal commentator Karine Jean-Pierre was right there with him in the smackdown of Bauer’s statements. After Bauer tried to blame former President Bill Clinton and pivot to statements he may or may not have made or done Jean-Pierre was quick to conclude that his name isn’t on the ballot.

ADVERTISEMENT

“What we saw today is that Donald Trump is indeed a sexist, misogynistic pig, period!” She exclaimed. “Then you look at the definition of ‘deplorable,’ you’re going to see a picture of Donald Trump. It is unbelievable — it is unbelievable what we have to listen to and hear for the last several hours. I mean, I wouldn’t want our sons or our daughters to see that. He is not fit to be president of the United States. He should not get anyone near the Oval Office. And to be quite honest, this is beyond partisan politics. The Republicans really have to seriously think about this right now. It’s not just saying, hey, he shouldn’t have said this, it’s really thinking about, hey, this guy cannot be president. They need to unendorse him. he is not fit.”

Check it out below:

Report typos and corrections to [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Elections 2016

Conservative Ben Shapiro tweeted something many found offensive — so now he’s calling his critics ‘garbage’

Published

on

Right wing "thought leader" Ben Shapiro appeared today to say not using the "N" word is nearly impossible as he defended conservative, pro-gun teen Kyle Kashuv, one of the Parkland survivors who just had his acceptance to Harvard rescinded over his racist remarks, which included repeated use of the "N" word.

To be clear, Shapiro denies that's what he meant.

Here is Shapiro on Twitter, in what many took as him appearing to call not using the "N" word – in Kashuv's case, repeatedly, over and over and over again, "an insane, cruel standard no one can possibly meet."

Continue Reading

2020 Election

Obsessed Trump: ‘Only fake polls show us behind’ Democrats. Fox News: 5 Dems would beat him

Published

on

President Donald Trump is obsessed with polls – but not facts – and increasingly so. He just fired his internal pollsters after leaked internal poll numbers show devastating lossesfor Trump in key battleground states.

Continue Reading
 

CNN

If Trump really believed he was falsely accused ‘that is not a corrupt motive’ for removing the special counsel: Bill Barr

Published

on

Attorney General William Barr told Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that if President Donald Trump really and truly thought he was being falsely accused of collaborating with Russia to steal the 2016 presidential election, that it was "not a corrupt motive" for firing Robert Mueller, a stunning statement from the nation's highest law enforcement officer.

"As a matter of law, I think the department's position would be that the president can direct the termination or the replacement of a special counsel," said Barr. "And as a matter of law, the obstruction statute does not reach that conduct."

Continue Reading
 
 

Copyright © 2019 Raw Story Media, Inc. PO Box 21050, Washington, D.C. 20009 | Masthead | Privacy Policy | For corrections or concerns, please email [email protected]

I need your help.

Investigating Trump's henchmen is a full time job, and I'm trying to bring in new team members to do more exclusive reports. We have more stories coming you'll love. Join me and help restore the power of hard-hitting progressive journalism.

TAKE A LOOK
close-link

Investigating Trump is a full-time job, and I want to add new team members to do more exclusive reports. We have stories coming you'll love. Join me and go ad-free, while restoring the power of hard-hitting progressive journalism.

TAKE A LOOK
close-link