NY Daily News Cover Mocks Trump As ‘G.I. Joke’ For Avoiding Draft (PHOTO)

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A New York tabloid mocked Donald Trump on its front page Tuesday for avoiding the draft during the Vietnam War, calling the presidential candidate a “G.I. Joke.”

The New York Daily News reported that Trump dodged the draft with student deferments and a medical injury. It also detailed that Trump was a star athlete and a decorated cadet at the New York Military Academy, once winning a medal for being neat and orderly.

The 2016 candidate has been in the spotlight recently for saying that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is not a war hero because he was a prisoner of war.

“I like people who weren’t captured,” Trump said.

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  1. Oh goody. We will get to see Donnie spend the entire day dissing the Daily News. It’s as easy as attracting a fly to shit.

  2. I think we’re about to reach critical mass where The Donald calls the entire world stupid and blames everyone for taking him out of context.

  3. Why is anyone in the Pundit Class surprised? Look, I get it, Trump attacked McCain…thing is, ever since the Republicans started attacking anyone and everyone who stood against them, nothing’s been sacred. It wouldn’t have mattered if John Kerry was the guy who single-handedly saved a platoon of American service members, the moment the GOP went after him, they made it clear that service to this country was worthless even if you were a war hero. Since then, the GOP has gone after veterans all over the place, but only if they disagreed with their agenda. That creates a situation in this country where no one cares if McCain is a war hero. The GOP has made it so that his service to this country and what he did as a POW mean less than nothing.

    So, GOP, in a nothing’s sacred anymore world that you created- how are you going to survive?

  4. What is it about well to do GOP children? Why do they routinely besmirch those who served, when they know, CLEARLY KNOW, that they did everything in their power to avoid serving in combat? First, that idiot Dubya, and now this a$$hole…is a lack of shame genetically predisposed? (I know it isn’t…this is a rhetorical question)

  5. My take is that this piling on by media and inside the beltway politicians will only embolden his supporters and attract more. The media is the reason that he sucks all the oxygen out of the room. Trump is the answer to the mainstreaming of the tea party.

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