Trump lashes out at Vanity Fair for backtracking on Hillary Clinton video

29 December, 2017, 02:07 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • Trump lashes out at Vanity Fair for backtracking on Hillary Clinton video

Vanity Fair faced sharp criticism on Wednesday from supporters of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE after the magazine posted a video with "New Year's resolutions" for the former presidential candidate that included retiring from politics.

Many who supported former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election have stated their intention to cancel their subscriptions to Vanity Fair in response to a video many have considered to be sexist.

The backlash was swift.

"Anna Wintour, who was all set to be Ambassador to Court of St James's and a big fundraiser for CH, is beside herself in grief and begging for forgiveness!"

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With that factoid in mind, another person slamming Trump tweeted, "Anna Wintour is the artistic director of Condé Nast, but that's for every publication under their publishing umbrella".

The editors of Vanity Fair's "Hive" section held a glass of champagne in hand as they took turns presenting the Democratic fixture with their ideas. Among those to respond to the clip was actress Patricia Arquette, who tweeted her own proposal - stop telling women what they should or can do.

In a statement yesterday, the magazine said the video was an attempt at humor that regrettably "missed the mark". "Get over your mommy issues". They mock the first woman to ever win the popular vote in a general election?

The Clinton video is just one of a series in which staffers offer snarky tips and resolutions to well-known politicos.

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The creation of the video and the suggestiions to take up hobbies such as knitting left a bad taste in the mouth of many who saw the bit. "I want to believe they gave each of those individuals an opt-out opportunity but they genuinely looked happy to do it".

So, all in all, 2017 will end as it began.

Carter seemed to take the ridicule in stride.

This wasn't a Hillary hit piece either, for what it's worth! "We made silly new years resolutions for a bunch of politicians".

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