Accuracy in Media

President Donald Trump criticized Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D.-New York), saying she begged for political donations from him in the past by using the social media platform Twitter.

The phrasing was disputed by the press and politicians, some of whom interpreted the comment as sexual innuendo. Here is the tweet from the President:

Going off of that, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) tweeted her support for Gillibrand after Trump’s criticism, but said she was defending her fellow senator from “slut-shaming.” Slut-shaming is defined as defending someone from being mocked for her alleged promiscuous behavior.

Here is Warren’s tweet:

But that supportive tweet insinuated that Gillibrand is sexually promiscuous, which most likely was not Warren’s intent.





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