Mainstream Media is Snubbing the Recent Trump Rape Allegation: It’s Not Okay

This past Friday, the laundry list of sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump got even longer. If this is the first you’re hearing of this, I’m not shocked. Since advice columnist E. Jean Carroll came forward with her account of our fearless leader raping her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room, this piece of news has largely been pushed aside. With Trump’s toddler-like indecision about Iran tensions and the increasingly pressing issue of migrant children being detained in cages, there are dozens of injustices to consume the mainstream media. Yet, this does not change the fact that a woman mustered the courage to tell the world, in chilling detail, about how the most powerful man in the US raped her. And the world is saying, We don’t really care.

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