Donald Trump just hit a new low in the La David Johnson fiasco: The President is now suggesting that the widow of a soldier killed in action is lying. Jeffrey C. Isaac on why Trump’s words were offensive: Myeshia Johnson confirms Trump’s comments as hurtful and disrespectful. In Trump’s response to Myeshia Johnson, many black women see a pattern. The motivation behind Trump’s behavior is obvious — the media just doesn’t want to confront it: Trump is continuing his fight with Myeshia Johnson because he’s a cruel bigot. In war widow case, pundits smear the black lady, suck up to the general. In the Trump administration, everyone becomes a liar: Eventually everyone, including John Kelly, must sink to lying for the president.

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