“Poor guy, you oughta see this guy…”

Published November 28, 2015 by zuzusays

I totally agree with Rich.

Handihelp Blog

The title of this blog is a direct quote from Donald Trump’s speech Tuesday, November 24 in South Carolina which he followed with flailing arms and gestures. Below you can see the gestures of Trump as he imitated the New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski’s disability. Mr. Kovaleski has a chronic condition called arthrogryposis which limits the movement of his arms. If Mr Trump was unaware of the reporter’s disability, why would he say ” …you oughta SEE this guy?

As a member of the disabled community I am appalled by Mr. Trump’s callus and insensitive behavior. The lives of people with disabilities are hard enough without having a physical disability ridiculed in front of an audience of millions. In the last 25 years this country has made tremendous strides in its attitude toward individuals who are disabled. I have found in the 17 years since becoming a quadriplegic the…

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