Even Fox News isn't always safe landing space for a Trump campaign liar.
After insisting on Sunday that Donald Trump doesn't "engage in personal attacks," new campaign manager Kellyanne Conway was apparently thrown under the proverbial bus when her boss went on a Twitter tirade against Morning Joe the very next morning.
Then she has to go on Megyn Kelly and explain which one of them is lying? I could almost say "poor Kellyanne" but she signed up for this gig and cashes her paycheck, assuming he is actually paying her and not waiting until she wants to sue him and then settles for a much smaller amount. Get paid up front, Kellyanne! You have been warned!
Conway tells Megyn that Trump "doesn’t do it without being attacked first," um, which is completely different from what she said the day before (he doesn't do it).
“But does that excuse it? Just today he called Mika Brzezinski neurotic, which is another term, basically, for mentally ill. ...He’s called other female news personalities things like crazy. The man does hurl personal insults.”
Conway stared blankly at the host. “But not unprompted. ...I don’t like personal insults, let me make very clear. I don’t like them only because I’m a mother of four young children, I’d be a hypocrite if I liked them. And I actually think he can win on the substance of the issues.”
Megyn Kelly doesn't have Roger Ailes breathing down her neck anymore, Ms. Conway:
“But how is that working so far? Because that stuff about Mika was today,” she said.
“So, he felt like he was being attacked. We have interns monitoring the programs and he felt like –”
Megyn Kelly interrupted her. I mean, come on, why waste time parsing the "He doesn't watch the show" lie she slipped in there. We've gotta go to commerical, people!
“With all due respect to my friends over at MSNBC, that show has, like, two viewers. Why does he let himself get worked up? So she doesn’t like him. Too bad! Who cares!”
Donald Trump can't help but care, the little handed thin-skinned weasel. And Kellyanne has to work for Mister Crazy Pants. Again, I hope she's getting paid in advance.