Nearly 24 hours after he said that Hillary Clinton had been “schlonged” by Barack Obama during her failed 2008 presidential campaign, Donald Trump took to Twitter to defend his comments.
Schlonged, the Republican businessman said in a tweet, was not a vulgar reference to a penis. Instead, he argued, he meant “beaten badly.”
Once again, #MSM is dishonest. “Schlonged” is not vulgar. When I said Hillary got “schlonged” that meant beaten badly.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 23, 2015
Trump went on to defend his comments, saying that NPR’s Neal Conan had once used the phrase to refer to the trouncing at the polls that the Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro presidential ticket received in the 1984 election Read more…