Yesterday, Nancy Pelosi called Donald Trump “morbidly obese,” but it wasn’t meant as an insult. Nancy Pelosi was being factual — or thought she was — and expressing concern for the President, who revealed yesterday that he’s taking hydroxychloroquine.
“I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in his age group, and in his, shall we say, weight group: ‘Morbidly obese,’ they say,” says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Pres. Trump’s revelation he is taking hydroxychloroquine. pic.twitter.com/0ImjpEjg9q— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) May 19, 2020
In fact, Pelosi’s characterization of the President is inaccurate. According to his doctor, Trump’s BMI is around 30, so he straddles the line between overweight and obese, but he falls well short of morbidly obese. But Nancy is a petty woman. Nancy also knows how Trump is going to react to that. I doubt that Trump was actually taking hydroxychloroquine, but he might take in now because Nancy told him not to, and like Nancy, he is petty and spiteful. Still, while Trump said he was taking it, the note released by his doctor didn’t actually say that.
Letter from Trump's doctor regarding hydroxychloroquine pic.twitter.com/DrryCrFc02— Jason Leopold (@JasonLeopold) May 19, 2020
Hydroxychloroquine is a MAGA thing, and this is where we are in this country. “If Donald Trump told you to jump off a bridge, would you do it?” All those people who are taking hydroxychloroquine and protesting stay-at-home orders are basically jumping off a bridge for Donald Trump. Hydroxychloroquine is not an effective treatment for Covid-19, notwithstanding what the CEO of OANN says.
President Trump, we've spoken with a doctor from Texas who has treated over a hundred patients with #hydroxychloroquine, with 100% success! Says symptoms disappear in 24-48 hours. Only problem, is now pharmacists are refusing to fill her prescriptions. @realDonaldTrump @OANN— Robert Herring (@RobHerring) May 14, 2020
We all know the truth. Donald Trump is not taking hydroxychloroquine.
Ask your doctor if pretending to take hydroxychloroquine because you're a stupid asshole who sucks at his job is right for you.— Frank Conniff (@FrankConniff) May 19, 2020
Trump is not taking #Hydroxychloroquine it was spontaneous, made up on the spot because he's TERRIFIED. He's terrified his Secretary of State took $8 billion from Saudis for arms. Terrified his daughter is going to get indicted. Terrified he's going to lose. BUCKLE UP AMERICA— Sandi Bachom (@sandibachom) May 19, 2020
This is not about a prophylactic measure against the Coronavirus. It’s about generating a culture war over nonsense, and holy s**t, if Twitter is any indication, it is working.
Fake News: Wear a mask and don’t use hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID— Rogan O’Handley 🇺🇸 (@DC_Draino) May 19, 2020
Trump: No mask and takes hydroxychloroquine
Guess who I trust more…
The media’s attack on @realDonaldTrump for saying he’s taking #hydroxychloroquine proves they have no faith in INDIVIDUALS to make their own, informed, medical decisions. They want to decide EVERYTHING for the masses! Options, discussion, and individual freedom NOT allowed.— Trish Regan (@trish_regan) May 19, 2020
I really do understand the concerns about the President touting hydroxychloroquine and stupid people responding. But if I'm not supposed to get between a woman and her doctor murdering a baby, who am I to get between a man and his doctor prescribing a pill?— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) May 19, 2020
Good morning to everyone especially President Trump for making liberals cry crocodile tears from him taking Hydroxychloroquine. (the trigger pill)— Catturd ™ (@catturd2) May 19, 2020
Meanwhile, I honestly have no idea what this woman from Newsmax is implying. No, seriously? What is the implication here?
Why is the media so upset that President Trump is taking hydroxychloroquine?— Emerald Robinson ✝️ (@EmeraldRobinson) May 19, 2020
Go ahead: you can say it.
Honestly, I’m not upset that the President is taking hydroxychloroquine. I am not “triggered” by it. I think he should up his dosage. Triple it. Go ahead, Trump. Prove Nancy wrong!