Unmasking Donald Trump – Ms. Magazine

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“Wearing a mask is an admission of vulnerability,” write Kilbourne and Katz. “Such an admission would be unthinkable for a man like Trump—who has demonstrated repeatedly that having the appearance of strength is more important than possessing the real thing.” Pictured: Trump speaking at an Arizona rally in February 2020. (Gage Skidmore)

Just after the experts at one of Donald Trump’s recent press conferences said that new evidence indicates we should all be wearing masks, Trump stepped in quickly to emphasize that the federal government’s guidance was voluntary.

“I just don’t want to wear one myself,” he said.

Later the president explained why he would be ignoring the experts’ advice: “I think wearing a face mask as I greet presidents, dictators, kings, queens. I don’t know, I don’t see it for myself.”

Trump might not “see it for…

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