But Mr. Trump’s long public history of entanglements, boasts and crude comments distinguishes him in the presidential pantheon. At times it seemed that Mr. Trump judged the world based on some frat-boy ranking system of hotness. It never happened, OK?”Ms. Carroll has since filed two civil lawsuits against Mr. Trump, for defamation and for battery and defamation. But Mr. Trump’s past as a self-styled player kept bobbing to the surface of the MAGA-red sea. The post How Trump’s Playboy Persona Came Back to Haunt Him appeared first on New York Times.