Because in this case it actually was fake news
He was calling her comments nasty…not her.
As some of our brethren across the political aisle pointed out, he also had some reasonably nice things to say about her.
This is definitely a “we need to get worked up over everything Trump says or does” or “we gotcha again Mr. Trump” moment for non-Trump supporters.
And just like many of our brethren across the aisle tend to do, instead of acknowledging this and dropping it, some of you are doubling and tripling down.
It’s not a good look.