President Donald Trump is faced with the fallout from advice columnist E. Jean Carroll's accusation that he forced himself on her in a department store in the 90s. His response, in an interview with the Hill, is to say that he couldn't have done it because "she's not my type."
The callous, misogynistic, and ignorant nature of this response shortly earned the fury of social media:
good to know he has a rape type https://t.co/PW3lPY1cR0— kilgore trout (@kilgore trout)1561418052.0
@Jordanfabian Please ask him “What is the type of woman you WOULD rape?”— Jason CranfordTeague (@Jason CranfordTeague)1561417931.0
@kenvogel If he didn’t do,it, does it matter whether she’s his “type” or not? He’s not her type either, I’m sure.— Jeff Ofgang (@Jeff Ofgang)1561418207.0
@Jordanfabian @Acosta It should go without saying that “she’s not my type” is an absolute disgusting response to ra… https://t.co/JlWhaSexsO— Evan Barth (@Evan Barth)1561418260.0