During an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper Monday night, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Trump “morbidly obese,” breaking one of the left’s cardinal rules against “body shaming.”
Or, rather, one of the rules they have for everyone else, since those same standards never seem to apply to liberals.
Speaking to Cooper on allegations that Trump is now taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure against COVID-19, Pelosi accused Trump of taking something that has “not been approved by the scientists.”
“He is our president, and I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in his age group and, shall we say, his weight group – morbidly obese, they say,” she said.
Speaker Pelosi just called President Trump “morbidly obese” on CNN.— Benny (@bennyjohnson) May 19, 2020
The president said on Monday that he’s taking hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug he’s long touted as a potential aid in combatting the coronavirus. That decision has reportedly been backed up by his doctor, who claimed that in Trump's case, the benefits of taking the drug outweigh the risks.
Of course, we don't even need to imagine the outcry that would have been prompted if Trump had mocked Pelosi for, say, having gotten a terrible botox job and coming out looking like a wax statue.