In your face

Fiorina responds to Trump in political ad: “This is the face of leadership”

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“Look at that face! Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?!” Trump’s deprecating comment about Carly Fiorina, made in a Rolling Stone interview, has reignited debate about the Republican front-runner’s attitude towards women. Trump later tried to defend his comments saying he was talking about her “persona” and not her appearance, but Fiorina crafted her own response, in a political ad sponsored by her Super PAC. “Look at this face” we see Fiorina tell a cheering crowd, while the video cuts to a series of smiling women.  “This is the face of leadership. This is the face of a 61-year-old woman. I am proud of every year and every wrinkle.” We’ll see if either of the two presidential hopefuls will address the issue when they come face to face tonight at the second GOP presidential debate. Discussing the ad on CNN’s New Day program, Women in the World founder and CEO Tina Brown said: “She’s a tough lady and she’s really making the point ‘I can take the heat’.”

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