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Trump Advisor Stephen Miller Once Jumped Uninvited Into A Girls' Track Meet To Demonstrate Male Superiority

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Dead-eyed senior Trump advisor Stephen Miller is a trending topic on Twitter this morning, thanks to a lengthy new profile in the New York Times.

Like other profiles before it, this one delves into Miller's teenage years in the People's Republic of Santa Monica. The Times' nearly 3,000-word opus hits some well-known notes in the formation story of this Santa Monica High School graduate, including the time a then-16-year-old Miller madeberating school janitorial staff a campaign plank in a student election (he was booed off the stage), his racist comments about Latino classmates (including the infamous editorial he published in 2001, questioning why there were "usually very few, if any, Hispanic students in my honors classes, despite the large number of Hispanic students that attend our school"), and the time an adolescent Miller flat-out dumped a close friend the summer before ninth grade because of his "Latino heritage" (that friend being none other than Santa Monica Next editor Jason Islas, who spoke to the Times for the story).

The New York Times' Matt Flegenheimer does, however, uncover one previously unknown gem: the time a teenaged C+ Santa Monica fascist in-the-making decided to "join" the last stretch of a girls' track meet in order to show his fellow students that men are physically superior to women. We are not making this up. Here is the full excerpt from the story:

He jumped, uninvited, into the final stretch of a girls’ track meet, apparently intent on proving his athletic supremacy over the opposite sex. (The White House, reaching for exculpatory context, noted that this was a girls’ team from another school, not his own.)
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Because what could better prove athletic superiority than running really fast in the final leg of a track meet, presumably besting those who had actually, you know, run the whole race?

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