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Comedian Michelle Wolf on Sunday compared President Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump to herpes during a segment on her Netflix show.

Wolf also compared Trump to vaginal mesh, an implant used to treat pelvic organ prolapse that has recently come under fire for causing significant medical complications.

{mosads}“Ivanka, you’re like vaginal mesh,” Wolf said in a segment about how to insult Trump administration officials in public. “You were supposed to support women, but now you have blood all over you and you’re at the center of a dozen lawsuits.”

Wolf’s remarks are just the latest inflammatory comments from a celebrity directed toward a Trump administration official.

They come weeks after “Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee called Ivanka Trump a c— and less than a month after Robert DeNiro said “f— Trump” from the stage of the Tony Awards. 

The insults have led to hand-wringing from some Democrats worried their party might lose the upper hand in a war over civility; others have said the insults risk making the left look extreme while riling up conservatives.

Others have argued that such criticisms are ridiculous and that it is important for President Trump’s critics to rise up publicly and aggressively, regardless of their word choices. 

Wolf herself has been a major character in this debate.

She caused a stir in Washington and gained national fame when she delivered a scathing monologue criticizing Trump administration officials, including White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Ivanka Trump, at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in May. 

In the comments on her Netflix show, Wolf was riffing on the recent string of Trump administration officials who have faced protests in public: Sanders was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was confronted by chanting protestors at a Mexican restaurant, and immigration protesters gathered outside of White House adviser Stephen Miller’s home.

Wolf said she agrees these officials should face pushback, but she said “you can’t just casually harass these people.”

“You have to insult them specifically,” Wolf said. “‘You’re a c—’ doesn’t hurt them. It’s on their vision board.”

She went through possible insults for Ivanka Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and others.

“Is your nickname herpes?” Wolf said of Trump. “Because you’re not necessarily the most dangerous person in the administration but you’re very unpleasant, totally incurable and you always show up when we’re about to get f—ed.”

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) last week encouraged people to peacefully protest Trump administration officials in public. Wolf said she agrees with Waters’s call.

Tags Donald Trump Ivanka Trump Kirstjen Nielsen Maxine Waters Mitch McConnell Scott Pruitt

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