Earlier this month, Megyn Kelly took an unannounced two-week vacation, which led to rumors that the Fox News anchor had been suspended as a result of her feud with Donald Trump.
It all started when Kelly asked Trump about his history of offensive comments toward women during the first GOP primary debate, and the real estate mogul responded by referring to Rosie O’Donnell as a “fat pig.”
From there, the Donald huffed and puffed about how he’d been treated unfairly during the debate, and he bragged about receiving an apologetic phone call from Fox president Roger Ailes.
Shortly thereafter, Kelly took her “vacation.” She returned last night, and instead of welcoming her back or tweeting about, say – political issues, like an actual presidential candidate, Trump went on the offensive, as he so often does:
“I liked The Kelly File much better without @megynkelly,” Trump tweeted. “Perhaps she could take another eleven day unscheduled vacation!”
A childish jab, but the sort of thing we’ve come to expect from Trump. Fortunately, he stopped there, content with having effectively bullied a journalist for doing her job.
Just kidding! He kept going and got way more offensive:
“The bimbo back in town I hope not for long,” Trump re-tweeted. “She has come back looking like Nancy Grace.”
Because Nancy Grace is totally unattractive, you guys! Burn! He’ll probably knock Megyn’s lunch tray out of her hand in the cafeteria later.
Sad as it is, this is something of a historical moment for American politics.
For the first time ever, a presidential candidate essentially called a woman an ugly bimbo and had it didn’t even make the list of the top five most offensive things he’s said during his campaign: