Skip to comments.Donald Trump under fire for mocking disabled reporter
Posted on 11/26/2015 5:41:06 AM PST by WhiskeyX
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has been criticised for mocking a disabled New York Times reporter.
Mr Trump performed an impression of Serge Kovaleski, who suffers from a congenital joint condition, at a rally.
He has used a 2001 article by Mr Kovaleski to back up widely disputed claims that "thousands" of Muslims in New Jersey celebrated the 9/11 attacks.
The New York Times called Mr Trump's actions "outrageous".
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I have observed that in everything “controversial” that Trump says or does, the bottom line is he is telling this nation to “man up”. Everyone, whether they’re disabled or a POW or a hyphenated American, just man up and stop boo hooing like a victim. THAT is a concept we haven’t seen demonstrated in a long, long time.
I agree, I think it’s very likely that Trump had no idea the guy was physically disabled. He was mocking his ideological disablement.
>> Trump is certainly bringing out the best in people isnât he? <<
The Donald can do no wrong. Get over it.
The same reason why he polls so high...free publicity. Donald Trump is a genius at stretching a dollar and manipulating the press.
Look at my posting history.
Then they deserve the Sodom and Gomorrah that's going to be served up to them by the PC Lefty Media and the Uniparty.
And there won't be any Safe Spaces left for them after the Left gets done.
Never happened. He made fun of his reporting, not his disability. It's a dishonest headline.
Dang! I forgot to post "IBK" [In Before Kate]...
>> people are going to tire of the antics <<
Of course. But sadly, it may happen only after DT gets the ‘Pub nomination — thereby guaranteeing election of the USA’s first Madam Prez.
+1. Trump is Hillary’s wet dream. I wouldn’t be surprised if he was deliberately planted to guarantee her the WH.
Nobody cares, drjimmy.
You both and a few others have pointed out that he wasn’t actually mocking the reporter’s physical characteristics. If that is the case, I am mistaken. It just appears very much like he is mocking him that way. If I’m wrong, I’m wrong.
“He did the same thing for Krauthammer when he said something to the effect of “can you believe I am being slammed by a guy who can’t even buy his own pants?”
You lie. Trump made that remark WRT a hit piece done on him by one Jonah Goldberg, whose only apparent disability is being a shill for the GOPe/Bush Machine.
I don’t come to FR to see the same lies put out by the MSM/GOPe repeated here.
During the American Revolution the Brit Army wore pretty uniforms with red tunics and fought in neat rows like “perfect gentlemen.” The Colonists wore “uniforms” that were often rags and they hid behind rocks and trees to slaughter the pretty rows of gentlemen Redcoats.
The Brits lost the war.
Today America is in a war against an enemy far more dangerous than any army we have previously faced. Our enemy is a determined, fanatical domestic enemy that has won battle after battle after battle.
A ‘gentleman” is not going to stop much less defeat this enemy.
People with intelligence haved learned to have the Lefty Media "talk to the hand" when they use Alinsky tactics.
The Racist Card isn't working, the Sexist/War On Women Card isn't working, so now it's time to play the Gimp Card.
So, did the Gimp Card work on you, or were you already infected with TDS?
I myself have gone beyond "talk to the hand". Time for "A Fist In Their Lying Faces", and "A Boot Or Three In The Ribs" when they go down...
>> Iâm making a very reasonable observation about political viability based on objective facts <<
We don’t need no stinkin’ reasonableness, and we don’t need no stinkin’ facts. We only need to understand that The Donald can do no wrong. Move along. Nothing to see here.
I really don’t care what Trump says, time and time again the left says things even more outrageous and they never get called on it, so it’s about time we had someone on our side saying such things.
No need to harsh out on him. :)
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