He may have dominated the Republican primary debate on Thursday, but Donald Trump is fast undoing his own hard work.
During the debate, Trump deflected a question from Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly about his sexism with, er, more sexism, and followed that up by appearing to support a description of Kelly as a "bimbo" and implying during a CNN interview that she gave him a grilling because she was on her period. Phew.
The editor of the conservative blog RedState.com was so appalled by Trump's comment he "disinvited" the candidate from a political event in Atlanta on Saturday (and invited Megyn Kelly to take his place):
Although, as many people on Twitter have pointed out, Erickson isn't exactly the font of political correctness himself:
Now Trump has responded to the response to his response with a quite batsh-t statement, which, when first sent out, wasn't even all in the same font:
With true presidential panache Trump calls Erickson a "total loser" whose event he didn't want to go to anyway. And "only a deviant" would ever have thought he didn't mean 'nose' when he said 'wherever', even though that's exactly what everyone thought.
Somehow, we are now living in a world where a Republican blogger and Megyn Kelly are the good guys. Only 15 months until the election to go...