The case of Donald Trump mimicking The New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, who suffers from a joint abnormality, was recently brought back to news by Meryl Streep in her 2017 Golden Globes speech. In November 2015, Trump mocked Kovaleski[video] because of the latter's dishonesty, according to Trump, in regards to then 14-year old Washington Post article. It's been said that Trump mocked the reporter's disability, however, some people believe Trump wasn't mocking the disability, as he has mocked many people in a similar fashion.[source] Donald Trump himself denied making fun of Kovaleski’s handicap on multiple occasions.

What do you think – did Trump really mock Serge Kovaleski's disability?

Yes; Trump was mocking Kovaleski's disability also No; Trump was mocking Kovaleski, but he was mocking what the reporter said, not his disability see voting resultssaving...
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Jan 15, 2017

To be honest, it did make me chuckle. Not because I would think that disabilities are funny, but because it gave Trump's rant on this person such a "refreshingly inappropriate" personal quality about it (for the political arena). He wasn't just attacking what this person (Kovaleski) had said/denied, but the entire person with it (so Trump was conveying his impression of him and apparently this includes the disability he has). I saw it as a retaliation-attack to what Trump perceived as what was personal, too.

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Jan 17, 2017

Don Trump - or - little sideshow donnie

A loutish spoiled rich kid brat who only does things to benefit his interests now wants to take care of 350 million people by stopping his lifelong greedy and self centered pursuits and putting the best interests of the United States citizenry as his only goal.

I would hardly think so.

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