CNN Commentator Jeffrey Lord Defends "Blunt-Spoken" Donald Trump Against "Sexist" Allegations Of Misogyny

CNN Commentator Jeffrey Lord Defends "Blunt-Spoken" Donald Trump Against "Sexist" Allegations Of Misogyny

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From the September 10 edition of CNN's New Day:

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JEFFREY LORD: I really do think the politically correctness thing drives people nuts. And, after all, how many people are out there talking about Donald Trump's hair?

JOHN AVLON: This is the game that the conservatives play too much, Jeffrey. This is the game that conservatives play too much. When there's the divide and distract, they say, 'You know what? I don't agree with that.' But people resonates with them because they hate the political correctness. But let's call it what it is. It's bullying, it's a bit misogynistic, it's ugly, it's mean-spirited. And no, these words have meaning. And moreover, what is really troubling is the fact in the article, Jeffrey, all the Trump aides are sitting around, laughing and egging him on. And that dynamic is disturbing.

ALISYN CAMEROTA: Jeffrey, isn't it misogynistic to talk about women's looks all the time? 

LORD: Oh, I think it's sexist to call it misogynistic. What do you think of that?

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This is hyper political correctness, that's what it is.  And it goes far beyond this thing with Donald Trump. This goes on every day in our society. All day, 24 hours a day. And it's driving people crazy. They hate it. 

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Chris Cuomo, Jeffrey Lord, Alisyn Camerota, Donald Trump
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