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Critics Drag Donald Trump Jr.’s ‘Racist,’ ‘Misogynistic’ Michelle Obama Instagram Post

Donald Trump Jr. used the Super Bowl to attack former first lady Michelle Obama in what critics are calling a racist and misogynistic comparison between her and an ex-NFL player.

The former president’s eldest son, in an Instagram post Sunday, shared a picture of former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Levon Kirkland with text that read: “I found this rare Michelle Obama rookie card.”

Trump Jr. wrote in the caption: “Just a little Super Bowl nostalgia. LOL 😝. Deer fact checkers I’m told that this is a joke, so please treat it accordingly though I personally am not 100% sure.”

He has previously used his “Triggered” podcast to entertain conspiracy theories involving the former first lady –– including one echoed by Joan Rivers using a transphobic slur.

Conspiracy theory expert Mike Rothschild, in a 2022 post to X, formerly Twitter, wrote that “trans panic” is “huge” within QAnon circles, as is the trope about Obama.

The comments from Trump Jr. come years after conspiracy theorist Alex Jones toyed with the Obama theory.

Social media users, including journalist Aaron Rupar, slammed the post as containing “insane levels of racist misogyny,” while another user said Trump Jr. is “just like his father, embarrassing.”

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