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View Poll Results: Are people of color above criticism?
Yes, POC should be above criticism 3 7.69%
No, POC are equally subject to criticism as anyone else. 36 92.31%
Voters: 39. You may not vote on this poll

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Old Yesterday, 05:17 PM
 
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Trump Employs an Old Tactic: Using Race for Gain
Long before he ignited a firestorm by telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their home countries, even though three were born in the United States and all are citizens, Mr. Trump sought to pit Americans against one another along racial lines.
Over decades in business, entertainment and now politics, Mr. Trump has approached Americaís racial, ethnic and religious divisions opportunistically, not as the nationís wounds to be healed but as openings to achieve his goals, whether they be ratings, fame, money or power, without regard for adverse consequences.
FYI, I'm the OP here, but the poll that was superimposed on here is most certainly not mine, and I consider it an absurd question. Obviously, no one is automatically above criticism because of race, and anyone thinking that others believe that must be bizarrely paranoid.
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Old Today, 01:25 AM
 
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So Trump plays the game the progressives mastered and gets condemned for it. Gotcha.
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Old Today, 01:34 AM
 
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Washington DC is no better, Trump needs to look in the mirror...

Slums near the Capitol, Washington, D.C. With the Capitol clearly in view, these houses exist under the most unsanitary conditions; outside privies, no inside water supply and overcrowded conditions.
https://www.loc.gov/resource/fsa.8a00429/
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Old Today, 06:54 AM
 
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It's an on-going tendency with Trump.



Trump Employs an Old Tactic: Using Race for Gain
Long before he ignited a firestorm by telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their home countries, even though three were born in the United States and all are citizens, Mr. Trump sought to pit Americans against one another along racial lines.
Over decades in business, entertainment and now politics, Mr. Trump has approached Americaís racial, ethnic and religious divisions opportunistically, not as the nationís wounds to be healed but as openings to achieve his goals, whether they be ratings, fame, money or power, without regard for adverse consequences.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/20/u...ce-record.html

https://justrealnews.ca/2019/07/20/t...race-for-gain/
Minority politicians being beyond criticism has been going on for years. It is a very dangerous situation, in which the political positions of minority representatives can never be questioned, for fear of being labeled a "racist".


The take home message is that minority politicians are devine, devoid of flaws, and are always correct.


PC liberalism has achieved its goal of using "racism" to intimidate and dissuade others from critically examining the political position of minority politicians. This, of course, is a very dangerous situation, in which certain politicians views go forward unchecked or unchallenged, simply due to fear of being labeled a "racist".


This is why Obama was such a dangerous POTUS. In the eyes of dems, Obama could never be questioned, as to do so would be an overt act of "racism". Of course, no one is divine or infallible, and the inability to question the judgement of any leader crosses the threshold of totalitarianism, which demands absolute loyalty and prevents any dissention from the policies of the "leader".
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Old Today, 07:15 AM
 
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This is a ridiculous thread led off with a so-called poll. The answer is:

1) Of course people of color are not above criticism, and
2) Obviously Trump uses criticism of PoC to whip up support among his base, many of whom are dyed-in-the -wool racists.

Clearly he is deliberately going after PoC just to elicit this kind of response. This thread is a prime example.
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Old Today, 07:34 AM
 
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This is a ridiculous thread led off with a so-called poll. The answer is:

1) Of course people of color are not above criticism, and
2) Obviously Trump uses criticism of PoC to whip up support among his base, many of whom are dyed-in-the -wool racists.

Clearly he is deliberately going after PoC just to elicit this kind of response. This thread is a prime example.
If Trump was a racist, he'd say nothing about the abhorrent conditions in Baltimore and just let it sink, invisibly - except to the minority Baltimore residents adversely affected, into even further squalor. Think about that...
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I think you have a point there Verifiedcheckmark. Playing the racist card is nothing more than political theater meant to rile up the black vote. Orange man bad. However, Trump was sued for discrimination because he would not rent to blacks. That's pretty racist. Elijah should have criticized him for that instead of Trump for calling a ghetto a rat infested hell hole. Had I been in Elijah's position, I would have asked him what has he done for poverty stricken individuals. Cutting food stamps, not renting to people of color. That brings racism into laser focus vs political footballs. Some of this garbage is just plain petty.

What was the result of that lawsuit?
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Old Today, 08:33 AM
 
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Washington DC is no better, Trump needs to look in the mirror...

Slums near the Capitol, Washington, D.C. With the Capitol clearly in view, these houses exist under the most unsanitary conditions; outside privies, no inside water supply and overcrowded conditions.
https://www.loc.gov/resource/fsa.8a00429/
As we all are no doubt well aware, Washington, D.C., is the ward of the U. S. Congress. Always has been.

Let's see now...which party is the majority in the U. S. House? Why, I believe that's the Democrats. The same Democrats, we must rightly note, who permit these squalid conditions to exist in Washington, D.C., while doing nothing to alleviate the suffering occasioned thereby.

While thousands of D.C. residents suffer under these unspeakably abysmal conditions, the Democrats in Congress, who are responsible for rectifying these ills, are partying in Italy during their six-week vacation.

It is almost as if the Congressional Democrats are saying to the thousands in D.C. forced to live under the unsanitary urban blight and decay they are charged with eliminating, "Let them eat cake!"
















































Marie Antoinette called and left a message for the Congressional Democrats. It reads as follows: "Man...I wouldn't do that sh*t if I wuz you."
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Old Today, 08:37 AM
 
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The OP's premise is wrong. Trump is NOT RACIST nor are any of his statements racist. He told those four politicians to go back to their countries, make them better, then come back and tell us how you did it. That's not racist. The Media, and Democrats whom ARE racist used their "color" as ammunition to invent racism. Total farce.

Stop being dishonest OP. The Democrats use Identity Politics to divide so they have an excuse to "fix" it.
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Old Today, 08:48 AM
 
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The OP's premise is wrong. Trump is NOT RACIST nor are any of his statements racist. He told those four politicians to go back to their countries, make them better, then come back and tell us how you did it. That's not racist. The Media, and Democrats whom ARE racist used their "color" as ammunition to invent racism. Total farce.

Stop being dishonest OP. The Democrats use Identity Politics to divide so they have an excuse to "fix" it.
Well, Trump has said many racist things or things that could be seen as racist. However, the "go back to your country" comment might not actually be racist.
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