All of Huffington Post’s future coverage of Donald Trump will now come with an addendum that calls the presidential candidate a “liar,” a “bully,” and a “racist.”
“Donald Trump is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, birther and bully who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.,” said a note at the bottom of a story about Trump on the Huffington Post Thursday.
Thursday’s story is the first to use the note, but according to the site it will not be the last.
“We’re planning to add this note to all future stories about Trump,” a Huffington Post spokesperson said. “No other candidate has called for banning 1.6 billion people from the country. If any other candidate makes such a proposal, we’ll append a note under pieces about them.”
In July, the site announced that coverage of the GOP frontrunner and brash businessman would be a part of the site’s entertainment coverage next to its Kardashian stories instead of in the politics section.
In December, when Trump had established himself as the durable front runner, Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington announced the site would reverse course and no longer put Trump in its entertainment section.
In an editor’s note titled “We Are No Longer Entertained,” Huffington wrote that Trump’s campaign has morphed into “an ugly and dangerous force in American politics.”
A representative for Trump’s campaign did not immediately respond for comment on this story.