Stormy Daniels: Women’s Rights Heroine and Icon

Like her or not, she’s right up there with Susan B. Anthony and Gloria Steinem

Herbert Dyer, Jr.
The Polis

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Stormy Daniels (Stephanie Clifford) advised Melania Trump to finally leave her now criminally convicted husband Donald Trump following the one-term, twice impeached, quadruple-indicted ex-president’s thirty-four guilty felony judgments against him.

“Should she leave him?” Daniels was asked in an interview published by Britain’s Daily Mirror Newspaper:

“Yeah,” replied Daniels.

“On the grounds of?”

“That he’s a convicted felon,” Daniels answered.

She quickly added, “That he’s proven to be abusive. He was found liable for assault.”

Here, of course, Daniels was referring to two civil juries last year that found Trump liable for sexual assault — again, twice — after writer E. Jean Carroll accused him of raping her in a New York department store in the 1990s.

Would she ever be “done” with Trump? No, she said. This man is “an orange stain that is going to be on me for a very long time…It’s like a scarlet letter but worse.”

Finally, Stormy Daniels brought the thing home — for what this Trump era, what Trumpism means for all of us. Trump had…

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Herbert Dyer, Jr.
The Polis

Freelancer since the earth first began cooling. My beat, justice: racial, social, political, economic and cultural. I’m on FB, Twitter, Link, hdyerjr@gmail.com.