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Sunday, September 9, 2018

Trump Using the R-Word

In The Politics of Autism, I discuss the issue's role in campaign politics.   In the 2016 campaign,   number of posts discussed Trump's bad record on disability issues more generally.   As his actions as president indicate, he has little use for Americans with disabilities.  
Trump is lying when he says that he never used the r-word. 

From a biography of Sacha Baron Cohen:
 Donald Trump also stopped his interview after Ali G pitched him an idea of manufacturing a glove to be worn while eating ice-cream cones. "I thought he was seriously retarded," Trump says. "It was a total con job.