There was no substance on either side. Just cage match stuff.
The piece included a photo of Trump next to one of Biff from "Back to the Future"
The editorial called them both bullies. The piece, written by Union Leader publisher Joseph McQuaid, also said.
Trump has shown himself to be a crude blowhard with no clear political philosophy and no deeper understanding of the important and serious role of President of the United States than one of the goons he lets rough up protesters in his crowds.Trump was quick to respond. Campaigning in New Hampshire, he attacked Chris Christie, the candidate that the Union Leader has endorsed:
The people say: Why is he ruining New Jersey? We're a disaster state, we're going to hell and our governor's up in New Hampshire every day doing town hall meetings.But Trump saved most of his verbal barrage for the paper itself:
You have a very dishonest newspaper, it's also a failing newspaper.Trump accused McQuaid of asking him for favors in the past and mocked a GOP candidate forum hosted by the Union Leader in August, which Trump chose not to attend.
"I believe in hitting back," Trump told the crowd. "I watch this guy, and honestly, he's a loser."