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Donald Trump Jr. Shares Racist ‘Kung-Flu Kid’ Coronavirus Meme About His Dad

The president's son posted the clip even as the U.S. became the country with the highest number of confirmed cases in the world.

Donald Trump Jr. shared this “Karate Kid”-themed meme of his father beating the coronavirus on Instagram with the offensive caption: “Hahahahaha ‘The Kung-Flu Kid.’”

President Donald Trump’s eldest son posted the clip Thursday, even as the U.S. became the country with the highest number of confirmed cases in the world.

Nationwide, the virus has sickened around 85,000 people and killed at least 1,300. There have been 530,000 cases and 24,000 deaths worldwide.

The term “kung flu” gained traction last week after CBS reporter Weijia Jiang alleged that a White House staffer had used it to describe the coronavirus.

Meanwhile, the president himself has garnered widespread criticism for repeatedly calling it the “Chinese virus,” against the World Health Organization’s advice to avoid using geographic descriptors to prevent stigmatization.

POTUS has since said he won’t use the term in the future.

Trump Jr. has previously shared strange memes of his father with a man bun, as Baby Yoda from “The Mandalorian” and as a thumbnail on Pornhub’s website:

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