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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Nice personal attack. Really going to draw people to your guy with that.
Try not to be a tool.
I wouldn’t consider Carson the gold standard of facts.
Sorta what I was pointing out.
Everyone on this forum always complains why cant the Republicans stand up and fight the democrats.....
This is valid....
But a few complain when one finally does.....
Screw Communist reporters.
If you match the motions with Trump’s text, I’d never know he was talking about a disabled person....I’d say someone who is nervous and jerky...in other words...a nut.
I see him governing the same way he communicates now. I see no signs of self control. The crowd roars and he gets worse. I figure I won’t be the only one he loses.
It's not an attractive trait to insult folks for their physical disabilities, but Trump is Trump.
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?"
At least Trump is an equal opportunity insulter.
Trump is an embarrassment to the party. And to think I once was 100% on his side.
Trump is an expert on crippled America.
“...launching into an apparent impression of Mr Kovaleski, waving his arms around with his hands at an odd angle.”
Apparent? That looked like any impression of a panic’d human I’ve ever seen. Stammering and spastic.
The dishonesty is so transparent, the MSM do us a remarkable service with this negative marketing campaign, I mean “reporting”.
It’s so typical of the Left to use some member of a minority group to mount an attack while cowering behind their minority status as a weaseling means of blocking any return fire. The leftists began to obviously play this BS game during the 2008 Presidential Election, and they’ll keep on doing it until it stops working.
I will have to strrrrrrretch my credulity factor to believe that
“...Iâd say someone who is nervous and jerky”
Exactly right. I can’t believe anyone could fall for this, but apprarenty it is not only possible, but can happen here on FreeRepublic. Stunning.
Link to Wash Post article talking about Muslims celebrating.
You work for the Lefty media, libbylu?
If it’s a false claim, why did the Washington Post write about it?
Yes, Trump can occasionally be embarrassing. But when the goal is, in part, to destroy the PC culture, there are no halfway measure. Trump knows this full well...and so do we.
You either have to stop being PC ENTIRELY or learn to live with how the left is going to use it to destroy free speech.
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