President Donald Trump attacked Stormy Daniels on Twitter Tuesday, calling the former porn star a "horse-face" and a con.
The tweet came in response to a federal ruling that found Daniels' lawsuit without merit and found her responsible for Donald Trump's legal fees.
The Internet reacted with shock at Donald Trump's glaring sexism.
Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti shot back:
"You are a disgusting misogynist and an embarrassment to the United States," he wrote. "Bring everything you have, because we are going to demonstrate to the world what a complete shyster and liar you are. How many other women did you cheat on your wife with while you had a baby at home?"
You are a disgusting misogynist and an embarrassment to the United States. Bring everything you have, because we ar… https://t.co/rYwbc2nTOf— Michael Avenatti (@Michael Avenatti)1539702869.0
Others were not more charitable, pointing out that the attack was hardly what one would consider "presidential."
Wherein the president of the United States calls a woman "Horseface." https://t.co/2nh2tyKnzb— Jake Tapper (@Jake Tapper)1539702751.0
the president of the united states just called one of the many women with whom he has cheated on his wife "horseface"— Tom Tomorrow is so very tired (@Tom Tomorrow is so very tired)1539702771.0
Still others pointed to the irony of Melania Trump's anti-bullying work, embodied in her "be best" campaign:
@FLOTUS Melania please get him under control #BeBest #MushroomDick https://t.co/zDDRzQ4CVI— VegasDC (@VegasDC)1539704371.0
@FLOTUS So how's that #BeBest campaign going?— Dr. Egbert J. Souse, Ph.D (@Dr. Egbert J. Souse, Ph.D)1539704364.0
@krassenstein @jobento277 I hope everyone observed, Melania Trump, an immigrant to the US, stood beside her husband… https://t.co/ZoR8buh8H6— TruthNonFiction (@TruthNonFiction)1539704363.0