Donald Trump’s spokeswoman is everything you’d want from Donald Trump’s spokeswoman -- glib, outrageous and a brilliant talker.
Katrina Pierson, a former Texas activists corralled into the Trump campaign, has the unenviable task of trying to make sense of the businessman’s daily ranting, acting as either an apologist or an advocate for the tycoon’s latest screed.
Yet on Tuesday she made headlines of her own, sporting a necklace on CNN made of interlocking bullets. The garb was quickly attacked on social media as a ploy to attract supporters of the National Rifle Association.
Pierson, however, was having none of the criticism, threatening to wear of necklace of fetuses on her next appearance to “bring awareness to 50 million aborted people.”
Trump’s factotum has some form. On the mogul’s proposal to place a temporary ban on Muslims entering the US, she said: “So what? They’re Muslim.”
And on America’s nuclear arsenal, she reasoned: “What good does it do to have a good nuclear triad if you’re afraid to use it?”
Though 2012 was good, and 2008 was an absolute cracker (Joe the Plumber, anyone?), 2016 is shaping up to be the most bonkers election in recent US history. And with Trump still leading in national polls, the circus isn’t leaving town anytime soon…