Posted May 16, 2016 4:00 pm by Comments

By Robert Farago

Donald Trump and Aviles Santiago (courtesy flowjournal.com)

Is a politician’s — or potential politician’s — sex life fair game for journalists? The New York Times thinks so. Crossing the Line: How Donald Trump Behaved With Women in Private is based on “over 60” interviews with women who’ve interacted with the real estate mogul. It adds fuel to the fire of those stoking accusations of misogyny against the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. Mr. Trump’s first wife’s accusation that her husband raped her is, perhaps, the most serious. Here’s the thing . . .

The investigative report indicates that Mr. Trump consistently views sex — and sexual appeal — as a commodity, rather than, say, the physical expression of love. Which it certainly can be. A commodity, I mean. And certainly always will be.

In any case, The Times article implies — but doesn’t state outright — that Mr. Trump “abused” his wealth and power by trading it for sexual gratification.

This angle on Mr. Trump dovetails with a more general perspective, stated by the candidate himself: everything is negotiable. Taxes, immigration, walls, foreign policy, rules of engagement for military, the use of torture, sex, everything. Americans’ natural, civil and constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms, too?

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Source:: Truth About Guns

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