Right-Wing Sexism Gets a Pushback
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Tuesday night Hillary Clinton won all five Democratic primaries, and as she was delivering a victory speech, MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host, Republican Joe Scarborough, thought the appropriate response was to post this tweet:
Smile. You just had a big night. #PrimaryDay— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) March 16, 2016
It immediately caught the attention of many on Twitter as a typically conservative and sexist thing to do.
Scarborough wasn't the only conservative news host who decided Hillary Clinton needed their advice, however.
Hillary shouting her speech. She has the floor; a more conversational tone might be better for connecting with folks at home— HowardKurtz (@HowardKurtz) March 16, 2016
Hillary having a big night in the primaries. So she's shouting angrily in her victory speech. Supporters loving it. What's she mad at?— Brit Hume (@brithume) March 16, 2016
Hillary actually smiled at the end of her speech. Mirabile Dictu!— Brit Hume (@brithume) March 16, 2016
Former "Daily Show" contributor Samantha Bee, who has been making headlines hosting her great new show "Full Frontal," decided to take Scarborough on in this response:
And followed it up with a Twitter challenge:
Which has been voraciously accepted:
Image by Samantha Bee/Twitter