Monday, November 13, 2023

Trump calls everyone but his MAGA followers "Vermin"

 Hillary Clinton once called Donald Trump's followers "deplorables," and the nation went crazy. She was skewered by both the Left and Right for dehumanizing the very people that hate Mexicans, women, liberals, and gays. Good people who just happen to hate us all. 

And the criticism was deserved. One should not call other Americans "deplorable." 

But apparently it is okay for all Republicans (MAGA or not) to approve of calling other Americans "vermin."

Forbes magazine on this:

CHIEF CRITICS

“Today, ‘in honor of our great Veterans,’ ex-President demands on social media to ‘root out the Communists, Marxists, Fascists and Radical Left Thugs that live like vermin within the confines of our Country,’ presidential historian Michael Beschloss tweeted Saturday. “Please tell us if this reminds you of any earlier historical figure.” The use of “vermin,” according to Michael Tomasky, the editor of The New Republic, is “an unusual word choice….And it appears in history in chiefly in one context, and one context only,” calling it Trump’s usage “straight-up Nazi talk, in a way he’s never done quite before.”

Vermin

Where have we seen this dehumanizing rhetoric before...


BELIEVE what he says. He's and idiot and runs his mouth, but he usually tries to carry out his threats and comments.

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