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Short People Are Pissed at Trump for His Bloomberg Height Attacks

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Talk radio host Michael Savage is a reliable Donald Trump ally. But there’s one place where even he thinks the president has gone too far: jokes about Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s height. 

“Stop attacking Bloomberg’s height! ” Savage tweeted on Tuesday. “It’s a losing position. And, millions of Hispanic immigrants vote, many are shorter than Bloomberg.”

Trump fans have cheered Trump’s flurry of attacks on the former New York City mayor’s height—including dubbing him “Mini-Mike,” alleging without proof that Bloomberg wants to stand on a box at debate podiums, and comparing him to a “tiny” version of Jeb Bush. But some people think it’s a political loser. Short people, after all, are voters too. And why run the risk of offending them? 

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