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That this has gotten any traction at all is amazing. But….even though Trump washes his hands, it doesn’t mean that he cleans the rest of himself as scrupulously. He is a large fella who wears a suit jacket almost continuously except on the golf course, his diet consists entirely of junk food, and I am guessing that maintaining the badger that dwells on his head means fewer showers. Add cologne to that, and a sweaty scalp loaded with product, and I am guessing that the combined effect is pretty interesting. Thankfully I will never find out. Perhaps some others who have had the dubious pleasure of close contact will weigh in. If Trump were not so savagely critical of the looks and intellects of EVERYONE who ever says anything even remotely critical of him, I would hesitate to be so mean.I think that he deserves all of this.

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Some people are saying, with tears in their eyes, “Sir, you need to bathe more often so that you can smell better than that corrupt crime boss crazy Joe Biden, who is too senile to take care of his own hygiene!”

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And to ensure not receiving a ketchup shower, they'd probably have to insert at least two "sirs."

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Some people are saying, you know, he has a certain odor. I didn't say that, I just heard that some are saying it.

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I thought that some people were saying “Sir, you don’t smell nearly as badly as that Lincoln Project ad made you look.” With tears in their eyes.

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Oh, that explains the tears!

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Great observation lol!!!!!

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What I love about this is the hypocrisy of the Trump defenders saying how childish this is. You know, because all of Trump’s lies and playground insults were like the rhetoric of Cicero.

Also, do these guys ever stop projecting?

“He has disgraced his country and disrespects everyone around him because he is a sad individual who is mad about how his miserable life has turned out.”

If Trump had used some of the half billion he inherited and gotten some therapy we’d all be so much better off. Please Donald! Work through the daddy and mummy issues.

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Agree...the MAGAts love any deluded comments about Uncle Joe's mental health, physical capabilities, and criminal family, while being too ignorant to realize that those characteristics are mere Projection by the Wannabe Dictator

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Check out a video by Noel Casler on You Tube. He was a people wrangler for "The Apprentice," and he says that Dumpy has a problem with diarrhea. There was always a professional "sniffer" around so that if Dumpy had an incident, the sniffer would quickly tell people that it was time to move on.

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Yes!

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Good morning! There’s a video on Threads showing various people making strange faces and moving away from Trump. One picture shows Mike Pence sitting behind Trump at a podium. He is seriously holding his nose. If I can find it, I’ll share it here.

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Our political adversary, Donald Trump has chosen to communicate while a candidate and while an elected official in the same manner as that of an 11-year-old school yard bully. Through that lens, this “Trump Smells” story should be viewed as a means of giving our political adversary a full and complete taste of the rhetoric that he unleashes on others. Childish, prurient and demeaning? Certainly it is, but these are the types of attacks that Donald Trump has chosen as he campaigns for U.S. President promising to rule as a dictator and when elected unleash torrents of pay-back, including violence on his political enemies that he calls “vermin”. His candidacy is an existential threat to our democracy, so in my opinion, this “juvenile” line of attach is not off limits since causes him no end of anger and forces ever more unhinged outbursts. Better to endure those now, than after he is re-elected President.

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Maybe Adam was referring to the quote from Cat on a Hot Tin roof by Big Daddy ; there ain’t nothing more powerful than the smell of mendacity.

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"Smelly Cat, Smelly cat what are they feeding you?

Smelly Cat, smelly cat it's not your fault..."

With all due respect to Phoebe.

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The only relevant thing about Trumps body odor is that it could be a sign of something that is health related. If that is true, maybe we will win the lottery and he will be forced to give up his candidacy. Dare we dream?

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There is way more information online about Trump’s body odor, and it’s consistently attributed to claims that he wears Depends. The saga is that he has abused adderall and other stimulants for decades (which makes sense when considering the dead-of-night tweets and truths) and his excretory system malfunctions unexpectedly.

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Definitely something I've never thought about! But in context of whether or not things like this "work" in a campaign, I actually think it does have an effect. Even his supporters tend to understand the part where he is (nicest word I can think of) "eccentric" about some things. The germaphobe thing, the handshaking aversion, the orange-ish fake tan skin, the hair. He's been vocal about a number of those sorts of things. I think something like him smelling badly adds a small bit (death by a thousand paper cuts) to this perception and does undermine the "untouchable," successful personna that he would prefer. Shifts him more into the "rich weirdo" category that goes directly against his populist message. I like Adam Kinzinger more every day! It's interesting how intelligent people are starting to understand that smart attacks against Trump don't work, but childish name calling does! Embarrassingly sad, but hilarious, all at once.

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The suggestion that he smells bad doesn’t surprise me one bit. Arrogant people think their shat doesn’t stink.

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It's known Trump wears adult diapers - you can see the outlines under his white golf pants in those "from the rear quarter" photos.. It's called "old guy smell" because he urinates and has small bowel movements unconsciously.

If the Lincoln Projexct *really* wanted to get under his thin skin, going after him about "old man smell" would really get his goat, since he's going after Biden about his age.

And there is nothing too bad that can be done to Trump. He deserves every kick in that ginormous posterior that could be delivered. I really wish we could bring back the traditional punishment for treason: hanging, drawing and quartering. If you put up Trump getting hanged, drawn and quartered on Pay Per View they could make so much they could fund Ukraine for the rest of the war.

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Trump's plans for a 2nd term totally stink...

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Personally, I do not care one bit if he smells or not. I do not plan on ever being close to him to find out anyway. If he smells, who cares? Way too many other issues that are far more important dealing with Trump.

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But this one will "get to him."

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Sorry! I’m an old — in every sense of the word — teacher of Latin. I love thinking about grammar, vocabulary, and the use of language in general. Of course, I commit errors pretty much every day myself, but some mistakes must be addressed.

In this piece Chris speaks of Trump’s smelling badly. The word badly is an adverb. The “-ly” is a dead giveaway. So, by saying Trump smells badly, one is saying that somehow his nose is not functioning well and his sense of smell is off.

If one wishes to say Trump exudes an unpleasant odor, one need only say, “Trump smells bad.” Bad is an adjective that describes Trump. That is true in the structure of the sentence and is true in a figurative sense about all he does. Oops! That was editorial, wasn’t it? Oh, well!

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Smells bad. Smells badly refers to the use of the olfactory sense in a non-good way.

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