Trump recently attended a “pro Trump rally” in Florida. These are his “people:” old, white, and out of touch with the rest of America. Apparently they share another Donald Trump belief, white supremacy.
The video made during the “ego-soothing” event recorded one of the attendees raising a fist, shouting “white power,” which is not uncommon at a Trump rally. Trump made a huge mistake, which has been criticized by Democrats and Republicans alike: he re-tweeted the part of the event when the racist comment was shouted.
Tim Scott, the only black Republican in the US Senate, said in an interview with CNN on Sunday that the video was “offensive” and called on the president to remove his tweet.
“There’s no question that he should not have re-tweeted it and he should just take it down,” Mr Scott told the network.
Of course Trump’s puppets quickly attempted to downplay the tweet, claiming that Trump does not support white nationalism. “Me thinks thou dost protest too much.” The truth is that Trump constantly supports white supremacists groups, because: “there were good people on both sides.”
In 2018 Trump expressed his admiration for Andrew Jackson. Jackson early on established himself as a champion of the white settler against the interests of Native Americans. As president, Jackson instituted his pro-white sentiment in a series of policies that culminated with the forced removal of Native Americans from their native lands.
In 1828, he defeated John Quincy Adams for the presidency. This was the first time his party called itself “Democrats.” In 1830, Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act, which authorized the forced relocation of Indian tribes from their ancestral territories in the East and South to lands west of the Mississippi River. These involuntary relocations became known as the “Trail of Tears.” Those who resisted were compelled to either go into hiding or suffer violence at the hands of the US Army and white settlers keen on enforcing vigilante justice. White supremacy had arrived in the western United States.
Trump constantly praises his handler, Vladimir Putin. Putin’s reputation as both a white supremacist, and as a homophobe are well deserved.
DJT has both a close personal and business relationship with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Approximately 10 percent, because there are no official statistics, of Saudi Arabia’s population are black men and women. Tales of extreme racism have been reported throughout history. Homosexual acts are punishable by death.
“If it walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it must be a duck.” Trump is a duck.
Even a cursory examination of the Trump family, beginning with Frederick Trump, who migrated to America from Germany in the late 1800’s to Donald Trump, the “Drumpf” men were well-known racists. DJT learned his lessons well.
Op-ed by James Turnage
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