The absurd Soviet-style propaganda campaign around his illness

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A car with US President Trump drives past supporters in a motorcade outside of Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland on October 4, 2020. – US President Donald Trump drove past supporters outside the hospital where he was being treated for Covid-19, after announcing on Twitter a “suprise visit” to his backers. ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images

Four years ago, almost to the day, Donald Trump was on the campaign trail mocking Hillary Clinton’s bout of pneumonia and insisting that contracting such an illness rendered her too weak and unfit to be the president. The campaign ran what was called by some the nastiest political ad ever, called “Dangerous.” It depicted Clinton as a doddering invalid who was so incapacitated she couldn’t handle foreign policy and national security.

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