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Old 07-28-2019, 10:35 AM
 
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To answer the question the OP posed: It is racist because he, the president of the United States (yes, you read that right) called an American city 'infested' and a place no human would want to live. IOW, he is saying that Black people are not human and they infest Baltimore. That is called de-humanizing. Further, we all know what is to be done when our homes are infested with vermin. We call an exterminator. Yes? What happens when leaders start calling human being vermin? Think about it--I already answered for you in this very reply...
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:37 AM
 
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To answer the question the OP posed: It is racist because he, the president of the United States (yes, you read that right) called an American city 'infested' and a place no human would want to live. IOW, he is saying that Black people are not human and they infest Baltimore. That is called de-humanizing. Further, we all know what is to be done when our homes are infested with vermin. We call an exterminator. Yes? What happens when leaders start calling human being vermin? Think about it--I already answered for you in this very reply...
Baltimore _IS_ rat infested. But it is you who equates infestation with black people. Perhaps it is you who are racist.
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:37 AM
 
Location: Austin TX
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To answer the question the OP posed: It is racist because he, the president of the United States (yes, you read that right) called an American city 'infested' and a place no human would want to live. IOW, he is saying that Black people are not human and they infest Baltimore. That is called de-humanizing. Further, we all know what is to be done when our homes are infested with vermin. We call an exterminator. Yes? What happens when leaders start calling human being vermin? Think about it--I already answered for you in this very reply...
You connect dots in a very haphazard, jagged fashion. It makes me laugh. Thanks!
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:39 AM
 
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To answer the question the OP posed: It is racist because he, the president of the United States (yes, you read that right) called an American city 'infested' and a place no human would want to live. IOW, he is saying that Black people are not human and they infest Baltimore. That is called de-humanizing. Further, we all know what is to be done when our homes are infested with vermin. We call an exterminator. Yes? What happens when leaders start calling human being vermin? Think about it--I already answered for you in this very reply...
It's racist for you to assume this is caused by Black people. Trump didn't say it, you did.


Bernie Sanders said exactly the same thing, and none of you are calling him Racist.
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:42 AM
 
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The honest truth here is that Trump's reelection campaign is a White Nationalist platform, plain and simple. Trump's platform is: blame the immigrants, blame the minorities.

He is ramping up the racial dog whistles and overt racism. His political calculation is that by making the election a referendum on race that he will attract working class white males to his side. George Wallace would be proud.
Quite the opposite. Its your party/dnc/mediamasters that are inventing the race narrative to run on since you have very little else
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:42 AM
 
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Why aren't Democrats calling Bernie Sanders Racist?


Bernie Sanders likens West Baltimore to 'Third World' country
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:42 AM
 
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A reason why some people might see it as racist is that Trump has a history of seeing various inflammatory remarks to non-White people. However, he has said inflammatory remarks to other White people. Of course, not all inflammatory remarks are racist.
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:44 AM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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And he's calling out a Congressman who called out another part of the USA while completely ignoring the needs of the district which HE represents.


Quite the double standard you have.
Not even close. Nice straw grasping though. The congressman called out the horrible treatment of immigrants at the border. Please show us where he called out a city or county like your Dear Leader did.

Trump is the President of Baltimore and ever other city in the country. What he did was uncalled for and showed how much of a man-child he actually is. Completely disgraceful.
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:44 AM
 
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Sometimes the truth is inflammatory. That shouldn't keep people from expressing it.
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Old 07-28-2019, 10:44 AM
 
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Watching progressives “shooting up” outrage day after day after day is like watching a heroin addict in action.
they gotta have that fix, even if they have to invent something.
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