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A Children’s Treasury of Misogyny at the Republican National Convention

CLEVELAND—There has been no shortage of anti–Hillary Clinton rhetoric at this week’s Republican National Convention. In fact, it has been a thematic constant, often overshadowing any and all reference to the Republican nominee himself. It’s no surprise, then, that RNC attendees and supporters of the party have followed suit—but some have taken it to a much baser level, groping at the lowest of low-hanging fruit by attacking Hillary’s gender and sexuality. In the following seven photos, you too can witness the grotesque misogyny that has clearly begun to permeate the 2016 election.

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In addition to Game of Thrones cosplay, this man also works as a volunteer at the Republican convention:

Michelle Goldberg

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He says he sold 50 or 60 of these in just one day:

Michelle Goldberg

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The man under this mask calls President Obama a jihadi:

Michelle Goldberg

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The man wearing this button says that Hillary Clinton is the real sexist:

Michelle Goldberg

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It will shock you to learn that the Arizona street preacher wearing this shirt is not married. He’s part of a fire-and-brimstone Westboro Baptist–type outfit that calls itself Bible Believers:

Michelle Goldberg

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“Trump That Bitch” is a big seller:

Michelle Goldberg

The shirt within this shirt says, “IF YOU CAN READ THIS THE BITCH FELL OFF”:

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Michelle Goldberg

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