Donald Trump Must Resign

[Content Note: Misogyny; sex work stigma.]

There are countless reasons that Donald Trump should resign: His serial sex predation, his corruption, his incompetence, his malice, his compulsive lying, his temperament, literally every single thing about him and every decision he's ever made.

Today, he provided yet another reason.

Just in case he deletes this mess (in violation of federal records-keeping requirements), it reads: "Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office 'begging' for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump. Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!"

Despite what Trump will claim and what his apologists will disgorge in explanation, Trump is absolutely implying that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, to whom he donated $2,400 in 2010, offered "anything" in exchange for political donations, and he got what he wanted. Wink wink nudge nudge.

Trump is suggesting that a sitting U.S. senator — the junior senator from his home state, who filled Hillary Clinton's seat when she became Secretary of State — is a whore. And he's trading on the stigma associated with sex work to shame her.

Donald Trump must resign immediately. He is undilutedly indecent, and his misogyny makes him unfit to represent the women of this nation. And everyone else.

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