According to CBS This Morning’s Nancy Cordes on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton is “calling on the sisterhood” in the final weeks of the presidential election. The journalist used the loaded language while co-host Norah O’Donnell hyped the Democrat’s attempts to “finish off her opponent.”
Cordes excitedly related, “When the race first began, Clinton was reluctant to draw too much attention to her gender, to imply the people should vote for her because she is a woman.” She continued, “But with just two weeks to go, she is flipping the script and her top women supporters are now calling on the sisterhood to see her through.”
Cordes continued to repeat talking points, parroting, “Clinton argued she'd make a great multitasker in chief. She campaigned with three women lawmakers.”
A transcript is below:
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CBS This Morning
CHARLIE ROSE: Election Day is two weeks away. The race now focuses on 13 battleground states that will decide who is our next president. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will both campaign today in Florida. That state has 29 electoral college votes.
NORAH O’DONNELL: Clinton is now calling on other women to help finish of her opponent. She rallied yesterday with Senator Elizabeth The Senator picked up the nasty woman from last week's debate and used it against the Republican nominee. Nancy Cordes is in White Plains, New York, where Clinton will soon take off for Florida. Nancy Cordes, good morning.
NANCY CORDES: When the race first began, Clinton was reluctant to draw too much attention to her gender, to imply the people should vote for her because she is a woman. But with just two weeks to go, she is flipping the script and her top women supporters are now calling on the sisterhood to see her through.
ELIZABETH WARREN: Maybe it is a bit of a woman’s thing, because we make lists.
CORDES: In New Hampshire, Clinton argued she'd make a great multitasker in chief. She campaigned with three women lawmakers.
ELIZABETH WARREN: Get this, Donald, nasty women are tough.
CORDES: Including senator Elizabeth Warren.
WARREN: He thinks that because he has a mouth full of Tic Tacs that he can force himself on any woman within groping distance. Well, I've got news for you, Donald Trump, women have had it with guys like you.
CORDES: All of Clinton's top allies are making the same case, from First Lady Michelle Obama—
MICHELLE OBAMA: That's why he demeans and humiliates women as if we're objects.
CORDES: — to President Obama, who during a late-night interview was asked about trump's now infamous Access Hollywood tape.
BARACK OBAMA: I think that's one of those things where if your best friend who worked, you know, in the office somewhere had that video, it would be a problem for him and he's not running for president.
CORDES: The Trump campaign isn't conceding, blanketing the rally with Women for Trump signs as trump tries to wield his numbers higher.
DONALD TRUMP: I think we're doing better with women than men, frankly.
CORDES: But one new poll showed that since mid-October, Clinton gained 12 points and Trump's lost 16 among non-college educated white women. And Clinton has made women's issues a key part of her closing argument.
CLINTON: If you believe women and girls should be treated with dignity and respect and that women should be able to make our own health care decisions and that marriage equality should be protected, then you have to vote.
CORDES: Clinton is also spending more time in these closing weeks campaigning for women. Just in the past three days, she has visited New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. Two battleground states where she is now comfortably ahead but where women, Democratic women, are locked in closer races for the Senate, Gayle.