This falls under the category of things you’d rather not talk about, but here we are. Campaign 2016 in full swing.
Erick Erickson of RedState uninvited Donald Trump from a conservative gathering, because he believes Donald Trump isn’t “decent.” He said:
I think there is a line of decency that even a non-professional politician can cross.
Why did he say this? Because of this interview in which Trump said Megyn Kelly had “blood coming out of her eyes… blood coming out of her wherever.” Erickson believe this comment was referring to Kelly… wait for it… menstruating. Trump denies this:
“Who would say that?” Trump said Sunday. “Do you think I’d make a statement like that? Who would make a statement like that? Only a sick person would even think about that.”
He also said he was just getting on with his thought when he said, “wherever.”
I don’t know. I honestly don’t care. But this is what bugs me. Erickson, this self-appointed arbiter of decency, once called David Souter “the only goat f-cking child molester to ever serve on the Supreme Court.”
And woe to those who cross his lines of morality.
Check out what he said about people who don’t buy his interpretation of Trump’s comment:
“At this point there is not a lot of difference between Planned Parenthood supporters who think the tapes were edited and Donald Trump supporters who think he did not say what he said on live television.”
Trump might sometimes not be “decent” according to Erickson’s standards. Whatever. But there are Trump supporters who take Trump at his word when he said he wasn’t intending to refer to menstruating in a national political interview. Comparing those Americans to Planned Parenthood supporters who think it’s fine to dismember babies and sell their dismembered parts for profit is vile.
Erick Erickson, there is a line of decency that even a non-professional politician can cross.
When you compared Trump supporters to abortion advocates, you crossed that line.