Donald Trump goes on surreal body shaming bender

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Donald Trump has a full schedule these days. From campaigning for President of the United States to defending himself against 34 felony counts and more, it’s no wonder headlines abound of his falling asleep in court. No matter how busy he may be, Trump has always found the time to keep up with a favorite pastime: body-shaming.

The latest recipient of this ugly Trump insult subset is Montana Sen. Jon Tester. Trump brought up Tester at a fundraiser for Rep. Ronny Jackson, his former off-the-rails White House doctor, at Mar-a-Lago this weekend. Trump decided to attack Tester because he is the incumbent Democrat in a closely watched election campaign, likely facing Republican Tim Sheehy, whom Trump has endorsed.

Although criticizing a political opponent is fair game, Trump’s particular line of attack is yet another reminder of how Trump is, first and foremost, a shameless bully. After threatening to campaign against Tester in his home state, Trump quickly proceeded to attack the senator—not for his record or his policies, but for his figure.

“Have you ever seen this guy?” Trump asked the assemblage, holding his hands out to convey a mental image, according to a video obtained by The Washington Post. “He doesn’t look like a fat guy, except that his stomach is out.”

When I last wrote about Trump’s penchant for body-shaming, then-presidential hopeful Chris Christie was in the crosshairs, with Trump playfully claiming that Christie “can’t be bothered” because “[h]e’s eating right now.” Tester is the latest name in Trump’s long history of body-shaming. With each new victim, Trump becomes even more of a repulsive monster.

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