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Women share their powerful stories after Trump’s dangerous attack on alleged victim.

by Orli Matlow

September 21, 2018

The inevitable has come to pass. The President of the United States is using his platform to attack a victim of sexual assault.

I say “victim” rather than “alleged victim,” because the geniuses that make up the conservative brain trust have abandoned the “it never happened!” theory in favor of pushing a seriously bonkers doppelgänger plot. For real.

It was pushed in a tweetstorm by a Kavanaugh ally last night and now Fox and Friends is ON IT.

Here he is, Mr. President, saying that “facts don’t matter” and blaming the victim for not coming forward 36 years ago, because people definitely would have taken her story seriously in the eighties.*

(*This is sarcasm. Have you ever seen a John Hughes film?)

“Why don’t women come forward about sexual assault?” the President broadcasts to millions of people, as all three branches of government work to protect the assailant’s power.

The only thing about the president attacking a victim is that Kellyanne Conway insisted that Trump would “do the right thing” and leave her alone mere minutes before.

Women are reacting to Trump’s tweet by sharing their own stories of assault, and why they didn’t report it. It’s absolutely harrowing and important to read.

The hashtag #WhyIDidntReport began trending.

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This article was originally published by our partners at someecards.com.

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Women share their powerful stories after Trump’s dangerous attack on alleged victim.