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Ryan Cunningham joins the show to discuss his recent piece in The Outline exploring the history and political mimicry of Trump’s thumbs up gesture.

Ryan Cunningham (@RyCunn) is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Outline and other publications. Click here to read his piece “The strange, brief history of Trump’s trademark thumbs up.”

00:00 - Intro
00:51 - Ryan Cunningham
02:11 - Thumbs Up Research
03:21 - Correlation to Trump's Political Ambition
06:20 - Other Trump Gestures
07:33 - Fixation on Trump's Hands (Are They Really Small?)
09:38 - Outro
10:08 - Ain't Easy - Beach Skulls
15:24 - Finish
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