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Donald Trump admits, through a series of hidden clues, that he has tiny fingers

Sometimes fingers are just fingers. Sometimes they aren't. Either way, we now know the truth.


Aaron Sankin

Internet Culture

Posted on Mar 6, 2016   Updated on May 27, 2021, 3:14 am CDT

Two months ago, during a Republican primary debate in South Carolina, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz got into a heated, albeit deeply technical, debate about a so-called “flat tax” and what the imposition of such a tax might mean for the future of the nation.

Last week, during a debate in Texas, real-estate-heir-turned-reality-TV-star Donald Trump rebutted Rubio’s implication that his unusually small fingers implied that he had a small penis.

So yeah, that’s about where we’re at as a country now. Congrats, America. 

Trump may be weirdly sensitive about his fingers, but one Internet sleuth has gone through a litany of his speeches and discovered a hidden message: an admission that he is, in fact, a short-fingered vulgarian.

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Maybe that’s why Trump made his audience raise their right arms straight in the air—a moment that definitely didn’t recall any particular historically significant salute—during a recent rally in Orlando.

Photo via Jamelle Bouie/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Mar 6, 2016, 2:37 pm CST