Rich Lowry: Fiorina Cut Trump’s ‘Balls Off With the Precision of a Surgeon’

National Review Editor and Fox News Contributor Rich Lowry stated that GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina cut other GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s “balls off with the precision of a surgeon” on Wednesday’s “Kelly File” on the Fox News Channel.

Lowry was asked if, as Trump had claimed, people said it was “sexist” to say Fiorina’s business career was a “disaster.”

He answered, “No, no one disputes that. And, look, Trump obviously attacks everyone, but she’s become a much bigger target. And I think part of what’s going on here, is that last debate. Let’s be honest. Carly cut his balls off with the precision of a surgeon, and he knows it, he knows it. He’s insulted and bullied his way to the top of the polls. No one was able to best him ever, except for this tough lady on that stage, and it must kill him. He must be simmering about it to this night.”

Host Megyn Kelly reacted by saying, “What did you just say?” And “You can’t say that.” Although, she laughed when her guest, Chris Salcedo, joked that Lowry needs to come out of his shell.

Lowry added that “all Trump does, more or less, is attack the other [Republican] candidates, and it’s been interpreted as strength and toughness. I think it’s becoming more and more clear that he’s just really thin-skinned, is part of this. And if I were Carly, the advice I would give her, laugh it off, shrug it off, take it very lightly, and stick to your business getting your message out there.”

He concluded that the dispute between Trump and Fiorina shows that Fiorina is a real contender,continuing, “She is gaining on him, and she’s gaining on him in that outsider lane that we’ve talked about, and she’s gotten under his skin, clearly. And, you know, Trump is — he doesn’t like being challenged. He doesn’t like being criticized, and he’s lashing out. And he says she’s always repeating herself. He repeats himself constantly. Except he never really says anything, and is much less coherent than she is.”

Afterwards, Trump said, “Incompetent @RichLowry lost it tonight on @FoxNews. He should not be allowed on TV and the FCC should fine him!” And “.@FoxNews owes me an apology for allowing clueless pundit @RichLowry to use such foul language on TV. Unheard of!”

Lowry responded in a series of tweets, “.@realDonaldTrump I thought the Carly cut your balls off line might bother you, but you know it’s true…”, “I love how Mr. Anti-PC now wants the FCC to fine me. #pathetic”, “.@realDonaldTrump so it’s OK for you to insult Carly’s looks, but you can’t handle me describing what happened to you in the debate?”, “.@realDonaldTrump man, you can dish it out but you REALLY, REALLY can’t take it”, and “.@realDonaldTrump a deal for you, Donald: if you apologize to Carly for your boorish insult, I might stop noting how she cut your b**** off.”

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