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It’s because Kovaleski is disabled — and though his name has been repeatedly erased from discussions of the incident, in which Trump gesticulated on stage in a way clearly designed to mock Kovaleski’s movements, he is actually a real person. Kovaleski has arthrogryposis, which causes joint contractures and limits movements in a way that’s quite distinctive. Trump wasn’t waving his arms wildly: He was very clearly making fun of a reporter whom he later claimed he’d never met, despite the fact that they’d had several in-person interviews.

via Meryl Streep, Listen Up: Disability Shouldn’t Be the Only Trump Card You Play | Bitch Media

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