The federal government defines bullying as “unwanted, aggressive behavior . . . that involves a real or perceived power imbalance.”
Trump has a penchant for insults and a knack for getting his supporters to laugh at his opponents. But what about the “power imbalance”?
He’s a longtime businessman and TV celebrity with no real power other than his popularity with roughly half the country’s voters. Meanwhile, his targets have all the power of the Washington political establishment, the airwaves and the national newspapers.
Clinton is the wife of a former president, she’s been a senator and a secretary of state. There’s no imbalance of power between her and a man who sold now-defunct brands of bottled water and steaks.