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Trump Leans Forward When He Stands & an Expert Says It’s Because He Wears Shoe Lifts to Be Taller

Let’s be honest, Donald Trump is one weird dude.

And he’s weird in lots of ways. Like his hair, as Trump is mostly identifiable by that big orange plume of cotton candy hair on his head. And he enjoys keeping it neat and intact.

During a rally in 2016, he complained about the declining standards in hairspray.

And during a Vanity Fair photoshoot, it is reported that he once asked to be cut out of a cashmere sweater to avoid messing up his coiff.

How else is Trump weird?

Well, look at how he stands:

Weird! It looks like Trump is leaning forward and about to tip over. Like the Leaning Tower of Trump.

Dr. Jack Brown, a physician and expert in body language, wrote a detailed post about the way Trump stands. Brown wrote that “Trump is standing with this posture — primarily because he has specially crafted, ‘lift shoes’. His added 2.5–3.5 inch heel-height causes him to lean forward. This configuration is accentuated by his obesity.”

This Twitter thread from Dr. Brown further details why Trump stands like he does:

And as usual, people on Twitter were quick to ask why Trump is such a weirdo:


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