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‘Beautiful’ and ‘Lovely’: Trump Tweets Reflect Fixation on Women’s Appearances

‘Beautiful’ and ‘Lovely’: Trump Tweets Reflect Fixation on Women’s Appearances

When President Trump took to Twitter to complain about two women with connections to the Russia investigation, he affixed special descriptions to both.“Beautiful,” he said of Nellie Ohr, the wife of a Justice Department official who worked for Fusion GPS, the research firm that commissioned a dossier that made salacious claims about Mr. Trump.he said…


When President Trump took to Twitter to complain about two women with connections to the Russia investigation, he affixed special descriptions to both.

“Beautiful,” he said of Nellie Ohr, the wife of a Justice Department official who worked for Fusion GPS, the research firm that commissioned a dossier that made salacious claims about Mr. Trump.

he said of Carly Fiorina, one of his Republican primary opponents, to a Rolling Stone reporter aboard his private plane in 2015.

During the campaign, Mr. Trump retweeted a post from someone who had made a side-by-side comparison of Melania Trump, who is a former model, and Heidi Cruz, the wife of his main opponent at the time, Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas.

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” said the tweet that Mr. Trump elevated.

He never apologized for the retweet, but later told Maureen Dowd, an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, that it was a mistake to have sent it.

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