Trump's Thumbs Up with Ryan Cunningham

Premiere DateJun 7, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
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

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.”

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and host of the Daily Beat podcast on BTRtoday. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around…