Donald Trump believes exercise drains the body’s finite resources.

The Political Gabfest on What to Make of Trump’s Strange Theory of Exercise

The Political Gabfest on What to Make of Trump’s Strange Theory of Exercise

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
May 19 2017 6:05 PM

Trump’s Insane Theory About Exercise

The Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s comments about fitness.

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President Trump doesn’t believe in exercise, according to various reports, because he thinks people are born with a finite store of energy. In the Slate Plus bonus segment of Thursday’s edition of the Political Gabfest, hosts Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and Jacob Weisberg tackle Trump’s theory and extol the joys and benefits of exercise. If Trump exercised, would he maybe be less angry on Twitter?

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