Speed Reads

The final 2016 presidential debate

Watch Clinton destroy Trump over his defense of sexual assault charges

Hillary Clinton made the final presidential debate intensely personal for thousands of American women Wednesday night when she slammed Donald Trump for his historically problematic treatment of women. To begin, she brought up his excuse that he couldn't have sexually assaulted the women who have accused him because they "were not attractive enough."

"About another woman, he said, that wouldn't have been my first choice," she went on over Trump's protests.

Then Clinton really went for the jugular: "Donald thinks belittling women makes him bigger," she said. "He goes after their dignity, their self-worth. I don't think there's a woman anywhere who doesn't know what that feels like. " Her weighty pause after those words said everything. Watch below. Jeva Lange