Donald Trump vs a baby

Donald Trump speaking at a rally

Well, he’s gone and done it. Donald Trump, a man who is basically word vomit with muppet hair, has out-Trumped himself.

He was mean to a baby.

At a rally in Virginia on Tuesday, a baby started crying. At first, he pretended not to care. “Don’t worry about that baby, I love babies so…I love babies, I hear that baby crying and I like it. I like it. What a baby! What a beautiful baby. Don’t worry (gestures at the baby’s mother in the audience). The mom’s running about like…don’t worry about you know. It’s young and beautiful and healthy and that’s what we want…”

But a few minutes later, when the baby hadn’t stopped crying, Trump changed his tune.

“Actually I was only kidding,” he said. “You can get the baby out of here.” Of the mother, who might have reasonably assumed that he didn’t mind the baby crying, because HE SAID HE LIKED IT, he said, “I think she really believed me that I love having a baby crying while I’m speaking. That’s OK. People don’t understand.”

As a father of five, Trump should know that babies have a tendency to cry at inopportune times. When you pick up your fork to eat dinner. While you’re on a crowded bus at rush hour. The second your head hits the pillow at night. Your baby doesn’t care that it’s not a good time for you. They want what they want when they want it, and they’re not afraid to let you know in the loudest way possible.

I’m sure the mother of that crying baby did everything that she could to get it to stop. She must have felt like she was failing at mothering in a very public way, and Trump kicking her out of the rally only added to her humiliation. In truth, she had nothing to be embarrassed about, other than the fact that she was at a Trump rally in the first place.

I don’t see how it’s possible to be a woman (or a man, or human being, really) and a Trump supporter. Here are actual things he’s said about women:

  • “You know, it doesn’t really matter what [the media] write as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass.” – interview with Esquire in 1991
  • “Women have one of the great acts of all time. The smart ones act very feminine and needy, but inside they are real killers. The person who came up with the expression ‘the weaker sex’ was either very naive or had to be kidding. I have seen women manipulate men with just a twitch of their eye — or perhaps another body part.” – Trump: The Art of the Comeback, 1997
  • “I mean, we could say politically correct that look doesn’t matter, but the look obviously matters. Like you wouldn’t have your job if you weren’t beautiful.” – Trump to a female reporter
  • “It’s certainly not groundbreaking news that the early victories by the women on ‘The Apprentice’ were, to a very large extent, dependent on their sex appeal.” — How To Get Rich, 2004
  • When lawyer Elizabeth Beck was meeting with Trump in 2011 and asked for a break to pump breast milk for her infant daughter, she described his reaction like this: “He got up, his face got red, he shook his finger at me and he screamed, ‘You’re disgusting, you’re disgusting,’ and he ran out of there.”

In Trump’s world, women are manipulative man-eaters who have to flirt and hair-toss their way to the top. God forbid they have the audacity to use their disgusting boobs to feed their crying babies.

I’m glad that I’m not in America while Trump shouts his way scarily close to the most powerful position in the country. If I was, here’s what I’d do.

  1. Find out where and when the next Trump rally was taking place.
  2. Convince as many mothers as I could to attend the rally with their babies and toddlers.
  3. Let the babies and toddlers go apes**t. Cry. Scream. Whine. Babble. Beg for rice cakes. We’d bring every annoying battery-operated toy that we could find and let our kids press all the buttons. Donald Trump’s hate and fearmongering would be drowned out by the sound of “Welcome to our learning farm, we have lots to show you.” On repeat. In stereo.
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32 Comment

  1. You may not be in America but please organise this event from here as the more things that embarrass Trump and show the public the real him the better as there are clearly too many people who think he may be an actual potential President!!! Shocking behaviour and disregard to modern culture and equality! #triballove

  2. I can’t bear this bloke, everything about him offends me. I saw a fab letter from someone in the UK to Donald Trump the other day. A line in the letter was quite possibly the funniest thing I’ve ever read it compared his hair to “Bigfoot’s backcomed arsehole”. I cried!
    Fab post! #ablogginggoodtime

  3. Roots and Wings Parenting says: Reply

    What an awful man. So scary he is where he is! Fab post xx

  4. I like the idea of a flash mob cry fest. Politicians like babies, right! Then you shall have babies IN ABUNDANCE!

    You would have thought from a PR point of view that throwing out a baby from a public event would be hard to shake off but the man and his supporters are impervious to criticism. It makes them feel vindicated rather than challenged.

    #StayClassyMama

  5. You’ve obviously done your research! What an awful man #ablogginggoodtime

  6. Doesnt he realise as politician he’s supposed to be kissing the babies, not shouting at them. Everything about him is loathsome #ablogginggoodtime

  7. And there’s still people who will vote for him. Trump is vile. #triballove

  8. As an American, I feel I should apologize to all you Brits for this total tool. Hopefully he’ll be gone in a few months #stayclassy

  9. He really is a nasty man! and like many people have said he’s in a very scary postition xx
    #ablogginggoodtime

  10. OMG what a fabulous idea. You need to arrange that protest! Te world has gone completely and utterly mad. Thank you for linking up to #ablogginggoodtime 🎉

  11. OMG what a fab idea! Can I come to this? I would love to see the reaction. The man is utterly vile. And as you say, it is terrifying that he is so close to becoming president. #StayClassyMama

  12. A great post – honestly I could see that idea trending 🙂
    The man is from a different planet lol

  13. Haha “Word Vomit”
    He is an awful person, I’m glad I’m not American, what a shower of plop they could be facing! #ablogginggoodtime

  14. I don’t understand how someone can be so small minded, unkind and generally not a nice person – yet run for president. It’s a shambles. This rally 100% needs to happen, even if he didn’t run for president he is still an idiot. Really did make me chuckle how you wrote about this nasty man! #fridayfrolics

  15. Brilliant post. What I wonder is how do these adults not break out in loud whiny sobs when he speaks. I mean if you have a uterus, if your LGBT, if your muslim, black, or mexican, if you don’t like guns. The list is too long. I love your idea for a full on baby rally. Maybe they all could simultaneously go boneless and the caregivers can all raise a glass and cheer. Oy, where is this world headed? #stayclassymama #fridayfrolics

    1. I had to read this again, and still love it. Especially this line: Donald Trump, a man who is basically word vomit with muppet hair, has out-Trumped himself.
      TY. I feel every word all to well. #fridayfrolics #stayclassymama

  16. I would love to attend that rally! It is scary how close to the top he’s got. Its just wrong! #ablogginggoodtime

  17. Oh Trump! Why won’t he just go away!?! I can’t believe the stuff that spews from his mouth. Everyday he comes out with something even more scary and awful. I think we need all the mums of the world to join in and protest against the sh1t that comes out of his mouth by throwing baby nappies at him when he is next on stage! #FridayFrolics

  18. When will he go away? How does he get away with it? Thanks for linking up to #FridayFrolics

  19. Oh I do wish he would just disappear. A nonsense of a man but I do get intrigued at what crazy thing he will do next. Great read #fridayfrolics

  20. Scary, very scary. I too thought politicians were supposed to kiss babies – surely being mean to a baby should mean public outrage and political death? Is that too much to ask? Great post! I support the baby rally, too! #StayClassyMama

  21. Eugh, why doesnt this suprise me. This man is a complete idiot. I cant believe that there are people would vote for him. How can he be the best that the republicans have to offer?!
    I saw something on FB today about how he conducts his business (ie, squishing the little guy and screwing them over to make as much profit as possible). Thats not someone you want running a county.
    #stayclassymama

  22. He’s so loathsome. Why are people so dumb as to think he could ever be a good idea? #EatSleepBlogRT

  23. This is great, I literally just watched the Funny Or Die – Trump’s Art Of The Deal on Netflix this weekend. Its Johnny Depp its really funny and it echos a lot of what you saying here! He’s an absolute knob this guy – trouble is he’s incredibly clever and manipulative and there is a real chance he could be President. Not that Hilary is much better, she’s just as shady but perhaps the lesser of two evils! #stayclassymama

  24. Gosh the man is insufferable and to think he might be president of America is beggers belief. But that truly is a fab plan, wouldn’t it be great if the woman if America could organise that! Xx #abloggingoodtime

  25. How is this man getting away with his attitudes? That’s the question I’m really concerned about. Alison x #chucklemums

  26. As an American I love your idea to overpower him with crying children. I’ll have to see if comes back to my town. I really appreciated this post as sometimes it feels crazy to be living in a country with people who adore Trump. I just dont get it!#eatsleepblogRT

  27. Somehow I missed this one – haha!!! I hate people who essentially seem to think that people with babies and toddlers should just stay at home in case their child is inconsiderate enough to cry in public. And Donald Trump is a misogynist piece of shit. Why WAS she at the rally?!

  28. I don’t care how good Disneyland is, if those cretins can’t see what a narrow minded, jumped up bigot Donald is, I’m never going to America. Furthermore, they condemned Mr Obama for trying to start a NHS. What’s wrong with these people? #Chucklemums

  29. Haha – yes, letting babies and toddlers just drown him out would be good! He’s an awful man, a deluded narcissist, and dangerous. It’s ridiculous he has got this far.

    Thanks so much for joining us on #FridayFrolics. Hope to see you next time!

  30. Rachel (Lifeofmyfamilyandme) says: Reply

    Oh he said/did what! I missed this! How awful! What a terrible thing to say! Every gather there babies, we are off to his next rally – let the crying comence! #EatSleepBlogRt

  31. It is truly terrifying that this awful man is so close to being the next president. I am right there with you with my screaming children and noisy toys – something has to stop this man! #EatSleepBlogRT

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