Even Troll Chuck Johnson Is “Disturbed” By Trump’s Mocking A Person With A Disability

“It’s gross.”

Charles Johnson, who runs the right-wing GotNews.com and is often described as a troll, lashed out at Donald Trump Thursday after the Republican presidential candidate mocked a journalist with a disability.

“I am a Trump fan,” Johnson said in a Facebook post.

“But I am deeply disturbed by how he mocked a crippled reporter. This is not what he is about. It’s gross,” he added, referring to Trump’s mimicking a New York Times journalist with a muscle disorder at a rally on Tuesday.

“Those of us who are weird have enough to deal with,” he said.

Johnson has been called out for several controversial statements and actions — like saying homosexuality caused a fatal Amtrak derailment and apparently calling for someone to “take out” a prominent black protester.

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