The definitive list of every person Donald Trump has called a loser

U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump has called a lot of people a ‘loser.’ Here’s every one of those people.

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump remarks about Texas Gov. Rick Perry's glasses at his South Carolina campaign rally in Bluffton, S.C., Tuesday, July 21, 2015.  (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump remarks about Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s glasses at his South Carolina campaign rally in Bluffton, S.C., on July 21 (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

President Franklin Roosevelt said once: “Judge me by the enemies I have made.” It’s a quote I’ve often muttered reassuringly to myself after stepping, yet again, on the wrong foot.

Equally inspirationally, presidential hopeful Donald Trump once said: “Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser.”

So, combining those two sentiments, I decided to compile the definitive list of people Donald Trump has publicly declared a “loser” and use that as a proxy for his enemies. It turns out this was not an especially effective way to judge the man because, awkwardly, pretty much everyone is on that list.

UPDATE, Aug. 16, 2015: We’ve created a new, updated, definitive list here, with links to all the aspersions Trump has cast.

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  • Alex Pareene, Gawker writer
  • Alex Salmond, Scottish politician
  • Ana Navarro, political commentator
  • Angelo Carusone, vice-president of Media Matters
  • Arianna Huffington, publisher
  • Barack Obama, U.S. President
  • Bill Maher, talk-show host
  • Bill Moyers, liberal activist
  • Brian Williams, former NBC News host
  • Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer prize-winning columnist
  • Cher, singer
  • Chris Cillizza, journalist
  • Chris Jackson, basketball player
  • Chris Moody, journalist
  • Chuck Hagel, former defence secretary
  • Chuck Todd, journalist
  • Danny Zuker, writer of Modern Family
  • Dave Centrist, unknown
  • David Cameron, British Prime Minister
  • David Milne, resident of Menie, Scotland
  • Eric Schneiderman, New York Attorney General
  • Frank Lutz, pollster
  • Gary, a numerologist in Cleveland
  • Gavin Rossdale, musician
  • George Will, columnist and author
  • Graydon Carter, editor of Vanity Fair
  • Hisham Elzanaty, businessman
  • Jaqueline Goldberg, 87-year-old grandmother
  • Jay Leno, former talk-show host
  • Jeb Bush, Republican candidate
  • John Heilemann, journalist
  • John McCain, U.S. senator
  • Jon Stewart, comedian
  • Jonah Goldberg, editor of National Review
  • Karl Rove, political strategist
  • Lawrence O’Donnell, MSNBC host
  • Lord Sugar, English business magnate
  • Mark Cuban, investor
  • Michael Forbes, Scottish farmer
  • Michelle Malkin, conservative blogger
  • Mike Tollin, documentary filmmaker
  • New York Daily News, newspaper
  • Philip Crowther, French journalist
  • Richard Belzer, actor
  • Rihanna, singer
  • Roger Federer, tennis player
  • Rosie O’Donnell, talk-show host
  • Russell Brand, actor
  • Ryan Matt, a guy in Phoenix
  • Salon, news website
  • Sasha Baron Cohen, actor and comedian
  • Seth Meyers, talk-show host
  • Sheena Monnin, former Miss Pennsylvania
  • Stevie Wonder, musician
  • Terry Pegula, Buffalo Bills owner
  • Tim O’Brien, novelist
  • Timothy Burke, Deadspin writer
  • Tom Scocca, Deadspin editor
  • Yolie, LGBT activist

And, on Memorial Day, he had this general catch-all:

and on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, an equally cheerful:

Did I miss anyone? Let me know in the comments.

(If you are interested in why Trump considers these people to be “losers,” consider reading all the tweets where he uses the term, some YouTube videos, and campaign speeches.)




The definitive list of every person Donald Trump has called a loser

  1. I believe classically-trained psychoanalysts would call the Donald’s proclivity for calling virtually everyone else “losers” a flagrant case of projection.

    Having said that, I’d be flattered to be added to this list.

  2. If McCain had insulted a left-wing political personality and that person had fired back using the exact same words as Donald Trump, none of the mainstream media stooges would be interested in getting that person to apologize to McCain. Needless to say, the media stooges would not be worried about McCain being a war hero anymore. They’re only interested in protecting their precious illegal immigration and bringing down anyone who opposes it. I guess you can’t blame the poor stooges in the media, the immigration lobby does pay good bribes.

    • Hey, that’s really funny. You should get a spot in Just For Laughs.

  3. Jon Stewart’s first name is spelled without the “h”

  4. I am glad he belongs to the US and not Canada! What a horse’s ass!

    • And yet he feels the need to comb his hair in an adaptation of the classical Lévesque style. What’s up with that?

      • Please, a bit of respect! Mr. Lévesque combed his hair sideways, not down and up again!

    • Don’t feel too smug. We have Rob Ford and his brother Doug.

  5. Several years ago Trump called Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau a TOTAL loser. And also a jerk.

  6. BTW, it’s Frank Luntz (aka America’s Goebbels), not Lutz

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