Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina blasted the Iowa radio host who said she went “full vagina” during the last Republican debate — and linked him directly to Ted Cruz’s campaign.
Steve Deace, who had pledged his support for Cruz, had tweeted during the debate that Fiorina had gone “full vagina” in her opening statement. Fiorina didn’t mention the radio host by name Tuesday, but addressed his comment in an interview on Boston Herald Radio.
“By the way, I’ve now been called the V-word as well by the Cruz campaign, yes V, and I won’t say that word either,” Fiorina said. “But suffice it to say—V as in victor—when I told my story, my American dream story of my life, a prominent member of the Cruz campaign said that I had gone full V-word.”
Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard said she had been called “several b words” by colleagues in her workplaces.
“The point is, he said I was playing the gender card just because I told my story,” she said. “Boy, every candidate running has told their story, but somehow I was playing the gender card.”
Listen to the interview:
h/t: BuzzFeed News