Chelsea Clinton rips Cedric the Congressman

Scott wrote this morning about the vile comment Rep. Cedric Richmond made about Kellyanne Conway. Referring to a picture of Conway kneeling on a couch in the Oval Office so she could take a photograph of President Trump with African-American educators, Richmond said she looked “familiar” with being “in that position.” It was a nauseating moment, made worse by the fact that, rather than apologize, Richmond has dissembled about what he meant by his remark.

After the insult to Conway, Richmond added: “I don’t want you to refer back to the 90s.” The “you” in question was Sen. Tim Scott, who earlier had made just that reference to the Clinton era Oval Office.

Richmond has taken some criticism for his disgusting comment, though not nearly as much as a Republican saying such a thing would have received. Among the critics is Chelsea Clinton. She tweeted:

Despicable. I hope @KellyannePolls receives the apology she deserves-certainly never thought I’d write that & I mean every word.

I think it’s fair to say that Chelsea Clinton did not appreciate Richmond’s reference (or Scott’s) to the Oval Office of the 1990s. But even without that touch, I’m confident she would have been offended by Richmond’s sexist comment about Conway, and believe she would have said so publicly.

Good for Chelsea Clinton. Let’s hope that many other liberal feminists with a “microphone” follow suit.