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Pretty cool Trump quote

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Forum' started by HOFCeluck, May 16, 2018 at 6:43 PM.

  1. HOFCeluck

    HOFCeluck Nothing is real, we are all just water.

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    Not as offensive as “You didn’t build that” but close!

     
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    orange79 Internet Sleuth Staff Member

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    Trump Refers To Immigrants As 'Animals.' Again. | HuffPost

    "In February, Trump referred to certain immigrants as “animals” who want people to suffer, and he accused Democrats of wanting to protect murderers. “I can’t get the Democrats ― and nobody has been able to for years ― to approve common-sense measures that, when we catch these animal killers, we can lock them up and throw away the keys.”

    Referring to subgroups as animals has been used to justify violence, including by Nazis during the Holocaust and by Hutu perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide. Black people have been compared to animals throughout history and were treated like them through slavery and violence. Animal metaphors have similarly been used by conquerors and colonialists to dehumanize indigenous populations. "
     
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    rrlbees 2017 ESPN Tourney Challenge Winner Staff Member

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    rrlbees 2017 ESPN Tourney Challenge Winner Staff Member

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    Exactly. They’ll come up with some lie though.
     
  7. OttoinGrotto

    OttoinGrotto Professor Irwin Corey

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    I can't even make jokes anymore.
     
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    So not to defend him... but the quote was in reference to a question about ms-13 and I think they are actually worse than animals.

    I will now go shower in bleach to get the ilk of defending him off.
     
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    HOFCeluck Nothing is real, we are all just water.

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    Well this is awkward.
     
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    No worries... I like to believe the worst in him as well. Unfortunately from time to time he actually says something that could make sense just like a blind squirrel occasionally finds a nut.
     
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    And occasionally a great country elects a nut.
     
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    i'm not sure that this entirely accurate, when you actually read the number of times trump has referred to humans as animals. but I don't care about that argument. I think what is more important to understand is who these comments are meant to appeal to, who includes white nationalists and scared white people. if you want to compartmentalize it and make it about the gang, that's fine, but the vast majority of the people that these comments are meant for don't live anywhere near this gang, and the violence has been sensationalized.
     
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    Ok but not necessarily about immigration since many MS-13 in the US are citizens and home-grown and can't be deported...just like a lot of gangs in the US. in fact, more and more, MS-13 recruits US citizens so they can't be deported.
     
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    I'm not a political consultant but I would think defending ms-13 is not a winning approach.
     
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    HOFCeluck Nothing is real, we are all just water.

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    Yet he tacitly defended neo-Nazis
    And that is a winning approach ?
    I know youre not a political consultant
     
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    HOFCeluck Nothing is real, we are all just water.

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    The most chartable explanation is that because our President is a moron who cant use words properly its hard to really know who hes talking about.
     
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    HOFCeluck Nothing is real, we are all just water.

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    These people after eight years finally finding Jesus on the importance of “context.”

    *** them.
     
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  22. OttoinGrotto

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    So he admits that he thinks some people, some of which are American citizens, are animals.