Stormy Daniels On Her New Liberal Hero Status: ‘I’m Just The Lesser Of Two Evils’

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: (L to R) Adult film actress Stormy Daniels (Stephanie Clifford) and Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, speak to the media as they exit the United States District Court Southern Di... NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: (L to R) Adult film actress Stormy Daniels (Stephanie Clifford) and Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, speak to the media as they exit the United States District Court Southern District of New York for a hearing related to Michael Cohen, President Trump's longtime personal attorney and confidante, April 16, 2018 in New York City. Cohen and lawyers representing President Trump are asking the court to block Justice Department officials from reading documents and materials related to Cohen's relationship with President Trump that they believe should be protected by attorney-client privilege. Officials with the FBI, armed with a search warrant, raided Cohen's office and two private residences last week. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Stormy Daniels’ fan base has completely changed since she burst onto the national scene as one of President Donald Trump’s greatest potential pitfalls. After she had become acclimated to shows full of white working-class men, her audience suddenly became very female, very politically inclined and very angry.

According to a Tuesday Vogue profile, Daniels is taken aback by how scads of liberals and general Trump-haters have rallied to her side.

“People come up and they’re so emotional and they put so much on me. They’re like, ‘You’re going to save the world, you’re a patriot, you’re a hero,’ ” Daniels told Vogue. “It’s funny. It’s actually easier for me to handle the negative stuff. It’s not like I turned on Twitter today and was called a whore for the first time.”

“When I started this, I just wanted to save my own ass,” she continued, “not everybody else’s.”

She mentioned her alleged tryst with President Donald Trump, saying that she went to his suite where he asked her “good questions” about sex workers’ rights and unions. She said that when she came out of the bathroom, he was waiting in his underwear. She classified it as “normal people sex.”

She has no illusions, though, that her status as liberal hero is one set in stone. She has a keen awareness that the legal case—and further, how this chapter of history will be written—is yet undecided.

“I’m just the lesser of two evils,” she told Vogue. “Trump or Stormy? Which one am I gonna pick? Well, if I have to pick one, she’s got better hair.”

Read the full profile here.

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