Had the Trump people ignored the story, not a soul would be talking about it. But they did the opposite, complaining about its factual and tonal integrity; shaking up the Trump staff over the piece; and, of course, tweeting:
And now! Look here at this headline from Breitbart News: “EXCLUSIVE — PALIN CALLS FOR BOYCOTT AFTER BUZZFEED HIT PIECE ON TRUMP.” Indeed, Palin gives Breitbart this quote: “This nervous geek isn’t fit to tie the Donald’s wingtips. Don’t ever give him attention again.”
It’s unclear how those words amount to calling for a boycott. In any case, Palin might consider updating her attack language. Thanks to the tech revolution, “geek” has slid off the common roster of insults.