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Former Trump Aide Sebastian Gorka Slammed For Bizarre 'Joke' About Greta Thunberg's Body

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Sebastian Gorka is a 49 year-old conservative talk radio host and former Deputy Assistant to the President in the Trump administration.

From 2014 to 2016, Gorka worked for Steve Bannon as an editor for Breitbart News.


Andrew Klavan is a conservative 65 year-old crime novelist and documented misogynist. He recently had his backside handed to him after spouting his ignorance of both actual history and the fantasy fiction genre on a Daily Wire podcast while trying to make a point about the inferiority of women who wield swords.

The duos most recent target, Greta Thunberg, is a 17 year-old climate activist from Sweden who was named TIME's 2019 Person of the Year and who most people have probably heard of—unlike Gorka and Klavan.

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On Salem Radio's America First with Sebastian Gorka, 49 year-old Gorka while speaking to 65 year-old Klavan thought it appropriate to make a comment about 17 year-old Thunberg's body.

Klavan brings up Thunberg, saying:

"You know, these are people who will defend Greta Thuns—whatever her name. What is her name? Greta Thunberg?"

Gorka then quips:

"Thunder thighs. Greta Thunberg."

It didn't go over well.


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It did not go well for Gorka at all.

Many respondents decided if Gorka was going to go for personal attacks, turn about was appropriate.







Some wondered what the end game was for Gorka to go there.


And one person pointed out something both men missed.

So who is Gorka and why was he working as a deputy to the President of the United States?

Gorka—unlike many of the Breitbart team that followed Bannon to the White House in January 2017—had prior government experience. In 2002—while Gorka was a media personality in Hungary—he was asked by the government to serve on a parliamentary investigatory committee, but was ultimately denied a security clearance by the Hungarian government as a result of his background check.

But such concerns did not keep him from close association with President Donald Trump. However during his short tenure at the White House, questions were raised about discrepancies in Gorka's resume and credentials.

Gorka was also ultimately denied a security clearance by the United States government.

In August, almost exactly eight months after coming to the White House, Gorka was forced out a week after his boss Steve Bannon. However Gorka claimed he resigned because unnamed members of the Trump administration were "undermining" the Make America Great Again (MAGA) Platform.

The White House denied Gorka's version of events stating he was fired and denied further access.

From the White House, Gorka tried to make a go at Fox News as a contributor, but only lasted 2 years. On January 1, 2019, he began hosting America First with Sebastian Gorka on Salem Radio.

How long this job will last remains to be seen.

Greta Thunberg's book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is available here.