There should have been no surprise when, at the end of June, President Trump responded to a comment by TV’s Mika Brzezinski that he was “lying every day and destroying the country” (not to mention that he had “teensy” hands) by accusing her (as “low I.Q. Crazy Mika”) of coming uninvited, together with recently affianced “Psycho Joe” Scarborough, to his Mar-a-Lago golf club while “bleeding badly from a face-lift.” All the same, the delighted media exploded with its customary indignation on behalf of insulted womankind. “The tweets ended five months of relative silence from the president on the volatile subject of gender,” wrote Glenn Thrush and Maggie Haberman for The New York Times, using a recently fashionable alternative word...


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