Famous feminist and author Camille Paglia blasted the New York Times while speaking at an event hosted by the New York Times. She went on to say that President Trump is going to win reelection because the Democrats have overplayed their hand.
Transcript provided via Real Clear Politics:
CAMILLE PAGLIA: I am a Bernie Sanders supporter. I voted for Jill Stein. So I want to make that clear.
My feeling is that an election occured.
It is incumbent upon the defeated party to pull itself together, or else we’re going to get the reelection of the present administration. That’s what I feel right now.
BRUNI: You feel like he is going to get reelected?
PAGLIA: Yes. The Democrats have overplayed their hand. And the — I just can’t imagine–
BRUNI: You’re already betting on his reelection less than 100 days in?
PAGLIA: Yes because what the Democrats needed to do– and the major media, Frank, needed to do was to do some soul-searching.
BRUNI: By that you mean the failing New York Times?
BRUNI: Yes, we’re going to rebrand this ‘Failing Times Talks.’
PAGLIA: If you read only the New York Times– I said, ‘Oh my God!’ The readers of the New York Times are heading for a major, major breakdown shock if Trump is in fact elected.
BRUNI: Did you think he was going to be elected?
PAGLIA: I was the very first to call him a carnival barker, and I didn’t take him seriously at all. And then, shortly after the very first Republican debate, I saw Diamond & Silk, the African-American sisters doing a pro-Trump attack on Megyn Kelly on their podcast, and I thought, I suddenly saw the populism, and from that moment forward, I could feel the momentum of it. And the New York media was in an absolute bubble about this. Let’s not get started on the strategic errors of the Hillary campaign…
It’s impressive to see someone on the left admit the truth!
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