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It's time for liberals to stop fat shaming Donald Trump

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump
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Fat shaming Trump has been widely accepted and popular among progressives and liberals for years.
Fat shaming doesn't harm Trump, but rather average fat people, who internalize public fat-shaming and get the message that their body is a subject of ridicule and should be a source of shame.
Trump is one of the most inept and harmful presidents in our country's history, but he should be critiqued on his words and actions, not on his body.
Rebecca Bodenheimer is a freelance writer and cultural critic with a PhD in ethnomusicology.
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The freeze on federal student loan payments expires on December 31. With no action from Trump or Congress, the Biden administration will have to move quickly to protect millions of borrowers

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at the White House August 12, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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A freeze on federal student loan repayments and interest is set to expire on December 31, just weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
Without an extension from President Donald Trump, millions of Americans will be expected to resume those payments in order to avoid penalties.
The onus will be on the Biden administration to address the issue during the new president's first weeks in office.
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Trump's embarrassing, incompetent, humiliating, very sad coup

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Attorney for the President, Rudy Giuliani speaks to the media at a press conference held in the back parking lot of landscaping company on November 7, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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President Trump's legal team is attempting to overturn the result of the election, which according to experts is essential a coup attempt.
The attempt has produced some genuinely sad moments that make the embarrassing electoral loss look even worse.
This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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Michigan GOP officials were pictured drinking champagne in the lobby of Trump's luxury DC hotel after meeting the president to discuss attempts to overturn the election result

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

US flags are seen at the entrance to the Turmp International Hotel at Pennsylvania Avenue on the eve of the 2020 US presidential election
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Michigan GOP officials were pictured drinking Dom Perignon champagne in the lobby of President Trump's luxury Washington DC hotel on Friday night.
Hours earlier, the officials met Trump at the White House, amid the president's campaign to pressure state officials to overturn the election result.
In a joint statement after the meeting, state GOP leaders said they were not "made aware of any information that would change...
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Trump, laden with $400 million debts, plans to cash in on his post-presidency with a book deal, media appearances, and selling rally tickets, according to a report

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

US President Donald Trump golfs at Trump National Golf Club on November 21, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia.
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President Donald Trump is considering a range of ways to make money and advance his political brand when he leaves office in January, sources close to the president told The Washington Post.
Facing $400 million debts, Trump is talking about ways to cash-in through selling rally tickets, lucrative speaking gigs and media appearances, according to the report.
Though in public Trump has insisted he was the real winner of the election, in private his attention...
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