By inviting women who've accused Hillary Clinton's husband of sexual abuse to the debate, but then not giving any context to their appearance, he exploits their experiences.
It was a most contentious evening, informed by the recording released Friday of lewd remarks by Donald Trump.
The out journalist's tough questioning of Donald Trump will make him a target for criticism, but the media should ask for the basis of the critique.
Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton "the devil" while she called him "unfit to serve," among other zingers.
Hillary Clinton said she admired Donald Trump's children and he admired her resilience, then they shook hands, after starting in opposite corners and Trump repeatedly jabbed Clinton.
“You hear these things I’ve said and I was embarrassed by it,” Trump said. “But I have tremendous respect for women.”
Expect fireworks between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tonight in St. Louis.