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Twitter Leftists Are Mad At Barron Trump Because He's Tall

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Some parts of left-wing Twitter became upset after the New York Post obtained a photo of 15-year-old Barron Trump, the 6’7 son of President Donald Trump and Melania Trump, towering over his mother when leaving a building.

The Post took a humorous approach to the image, writing “He’s the new Trump tower” and noted that President Trump has joked about his youngest son’s height at recent speaking events. “Barron is 6-foot-7, can you believe it? And he’s 15,” the 45th President recently remarked. “Eric’s short – he’s only 6-foot-6.”

However, some Twitter users relayed the news of the youngest of President Trump’s children having a growth spurt with much more hostility. Some users accused Melania of cheating on her husband, while others said he looked “swollen”, and more still made memes mocking the 15-year-old’s height. Others hoped that Barron would oppose his parents’ alleged racism.

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Other Twitter users, apparently less engaged with left wing politics and more interested in sports and humor, made jokes about the 15-year-old joining the NBA.

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Interestingly, in 2015 there were exactly 36 NBA players who were 7 feet tall. As noted by the Daily Herald, “a study in 2011 claimed that the probability of a U.S. citizen at least seven feet tall to play in the NBA was 17 percent. The same study indicates that a person between 6-6 and 6-8 has a .007 percent chance of playing in the NBA.” Should Barron Trump continue growing and reach 7′, he would have a statistically high chance at becoming a successful professional athlete.

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