We read your interview with Maureen Dowd in the New York Times. And we think it was a stunning example of what worries us about your newfound influence in government: a contrarian ethos gone too far.
Never missing a moment to ding Silicon Valley for its “group think,” you answered a question about the infamous Billy Bush sex tape by saying: “I worry there’s a part of Silicon Valley that is hyper-politically correct about sex.”
Equating sexual harassment with squeamishness about sex is incredibly dismissive of sexual assault. It’s also frankly absurd. In case we need to spell it out, Mr. Trump’s remarks were offensive because they were read to condone sexual harassment, not because he was talking about genitals.