Megyn Kelly Returns, and Trump Pounces

Fox anchor 'must have had a terrible vacation, she is really off her game'
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 25, 2015 6:19 AM CDT
Megyn Kelly Returns, Trump Pounces
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, and Fox News Channel host and moderator Megyn Kelly are shown Aug. 6, 2015, during the first Republican presidential debate in Cleveland.   (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Those worried the Donald Trump-Megyn Kelly conflagration had burned out should don protective gear once more: Kelly is back from a 10-day vacation, and the real estate mogul is back to his online berating of her, USA Today reports. On the heels of his remarks that Kelly was bleeding out of her eyes and other orifices, as well as his issues with how she moderated the debate overall, Trump took to Twitter last night to elucidate his thoughts on Kelly's first post-vacay show yesterday. What the Huffington Post calls a "ceasefire" between the two parties, apparently orchestrated by Fox honcho Roger Ailes himself, came to an abrupt end shortly after Kelly tweeted a link last night to Trump's immigration policies.

Trump's attacks began anew minutes later, after she squared off with Dr. Cornel West, who spoke on #BlackLivesMatter. ".@megynkelly must have had a terrible vacation, she is really off her game. Was afraid to confront Dr. Cornel West. No clue on immigration!" Trump tweeted, followed shortly thereafter with: "I liked The Kelly File much better without @megynkelly. Perhaps she could take another eleven day unscheduled vacation!" (Fox, for its part, says Kelly's vacation was planned, per the Huffington Post.) Trump wrapped up his Twitter tirade with a retweet of someone who apparently agrees with Trump's characterization of Kelly as a "bimbo" in a previous retweet. This one said, "The bimbo back in town. I hope not for long." (Trump's apparently not feeling very apologetic now, but click for a list of all his past mea culpas.)

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