CNN's Brooke Baldwin slams 'The View' hosts for dissing Carly Fiorina's 'demented' face: 'Double standard much?'

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CNN's Brooke Baldwin Angered Over The View's Attack On Carly Fiorina's Appearance

CNN's Brooke Baldwin has called out "The View" for dissing GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina's "demented" face on Thursday morning, just weeks after they took Donald Trump to task in September for criticizing women's appearances.

"Ladies, come on!" Baldwin said on the air Thursday. "Double standard much?"

While discussing Wednesday's Republican debate, the ABC daytime talk show panel consisting of Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Michelle Collins, Paula Faris and Raven-Symone joked that Fiorina's "face could be a Halloween mask," because it looked"demented."

Also Read: Donald Trump Says Carly Fiorina Can't Be President Because 'Look at That Face!'

Ten facts you should know about Carly Fiorina:

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CNN's Brooke Baldwin slams 'The View' hosts for dissing Carly Fiorina's 'demented' face: 'Double standard much?'

1. She’s a cancer survivor. Carly was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. She underwent a double mastectomy and endured months of chemotherapy and radiation.

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2. She was the first female to run a Fortune 20 company, starting her tenure as CEO in 1999 at the age of 45, but her work at the company has been closely scrutinized and many consider her one of the worst CEOs in history. She was ousted in 2005.

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3. She studied medieval history and philosophy at Stanford.

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4. Her father was a deputy attorney general under President Richard Nixon.

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5. She’s a new author. Her book “Rising to the Challenge: My Leadership Journey” came out May 5. Her book “Tough Choices” came out in 2006.

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6. Her husband, Frank Fiorina, who was once an executive at AT&T, retired at 48 so he could support Carly in furthering her career. 

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7. She served as an advisor to Republican John McCain when he made a run for the oval office in 2008.

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8. She ran for U.S. Senate in 2010, ultimately losing to incumbent Democrat Senator Barbara Boxer.

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9. Her mother, Madelon Juergens, was an abstract artist.

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10. Doesn’t have her own children, but did help raise her husband's daughters, Traci and Lori Ann.

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"Why do we have to talk about her looks? Because she's a woman?" Baldwin continued. "All this yapping about women and their appearances, all I'm saying is we woman can be the worst to one another."

The TV journalist was frustrated because Behar called out Trump for mocking the former Hewlett-Packard CEO for her appearance.

"Look at that face!" he said. "Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?!... I mean, she's a woman, and I'm not supposed to say bad things, but really, folks, come on. Are we serious?"

Also Read: 'The View': Whoopi Goldberg Slams GOP Candidates for Ducking Debate Questions: 'Grow Some Nuts'

"We can do better than that," Baldwin added, which she also later tweeted.

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