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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.

Feb 29, 2020, 10:39 am*

Internet Culture

Aaron Sankin 

Aaron Sankin

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