(CNN)President Donald Trump has actually long utilized Twitter to specify– and malign– his political challengers, however about 18 months into his presidency it’s ended up being blindingly clear that his usage of social networks to target critics, disloyal previous lieutenants and the media informs us more about him than anybody else.
Since taking workplace in January
2017, Trump has actually straight insulted
, assaulted or otherwise reviled almost 100 people
, inning accordance with our unscientific evaluation of his feed
. Which does not represent his broadsides versus the FBI and other organizations in and beyond federal government
. (Hat idea to this New York Times compendium
, which traces back to prior to his candidateship.
The numbers can just inform us a lot. As an example, of the approximately 75 guys he’s tweeted adversely about by name, 62 are white . At least a lots are not . That does not account for the three UCLA basketball gamers he slammed as not adequately grateful– “I ought to have left them in prison!” he tweeted– for his intervention following their arrest for shoplifting in China in 2015.
Trump has actually consistently assaulted the protesters
, implicating them
, as he performed in an October
2017 chilrear, of
“revealing overall disrespect to our Flag
” The estimation clearly ran much deeper than his stated thinking
. As he informed Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones
, inning accordance with a deposition offered by Jones and reported by the Wall Street Journal
, “This is a really gaining
, strong concern for me.
“Tell everyone,” the President stated, in an obvious referral to other owners and league authorities, “you cannot win this one. This one raises me.”
By Trump’s meaning, whether it’s the NFL or the examinations, and private investigators, into Russian election disturbance, exactly what “lifts” him has the tendency to be associated with exactly what lays others low– specifically if it’s by his own hand, or tweeting digit(s).
Of the 22 ladies he has actually pursued particularly
, 16 are white and 12 were over 50 years of age
no momento, inning accordance with our count
. His attacks on older ladies
(by our approximate meaning
) and those of color have actually been memorably visceral
. As an example
, while Trump loves stating this or that individual acted in some method
“like a pet
,” given that ending up being President he has actually described just one individual as a canine
: Manigault Newman
. (Trunfo called Arianna Huffington
“a pet dog who wrongfully discuss me
” a couple of months prior to starting his
In June 2017, Trump singled out then 50-year-old Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” in a tweet disparaging her look and intelligence: