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If The Media Wrote About Donald Trump How They Write About Hillary Clinton

They'd say he's a bitch.

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1. He would be called out for not smiling enough.

"Cheer up, love! It might never happen."
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"Cheer up, love! It might never happen."

2. People would assess how much of a bitch he is.

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3. He'd be negatively compared to his wife Melania Trump, who would be considered more qualified, intelligent, and capable than him in every way.

It's not sexist, it's just a fact.
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It's not sexist, it's just a fact.

4. His personal life would be examined and used against him.

You can't expect these things to stay private.
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You can't expect these things to stay private.

5. Commentators would point out that he isn't really attractive enough to be a leader.

Looks matter when you're running for president.
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Looks matter when you're running for president.

6. People would speculate about whether he'd break down and tears during the debates.

7. And his intellect and health would be called into question.

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8. And of course he'd be accused of playing the gender card.

When he argued with Hillary, people would say he was starting a cat-fight.
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When he argued with Hillary, people would say he was starting a cat-fight.

9. Writers would be sure to acknowledge his inevitable shortcomings as a man.

10. Particularly his "shrill" voice, which would just really, really annoy everyone for some reason, it's not sexist, honestly.

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11. The only thing worse than how shrill he is would be his incessant shouting.

"Inside voice, Donald! Good boy!"
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"Inside voice, Donald! Good boy!"

12. When he performed well, he'd be called "smug".

Plus people would usually refer to him as Donald, while Hillary Clinton would be "Clinton".
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Plus people would usually refer to him as Donald, while Hillary Clinton would be "Clinton".

13. If the media wrote about Donald Trump the way it writes about Hillary Clinton he probably wouldn't have got this far – after all, he's much too unlikeable to be president.

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Becky Barnicoat is writer and illustrator for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

Contact Becky Barnicoat at becky.barnicoat@buzzfeed.com.

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