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Mon Jan 13, 2020, 11:47 PM

Trump criticized for retweeting image of Pelosi, Schumer in Muslim attire

Source: The Hill

The White House on Monday defended President Trump retweeting an image that showed two Democratic leaders edited into Muslim clothing with a backdrop of an Iranian flag after it prompted allegations of Islamophobia.

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, asked why Trump would take the time to retweet the image, said:
“I think the president is making clear that the Democrats are, have been parroting Iranian talking points and almost taking the side of terrorists and those who were out to kill the Americans,"

Grisham said. "I think the president was making the point that the Democrats seem to hate him so much that they’re willing to be on the side of countries and leadership of countries who want to kill Americans," she added.

Activists and former government officials took to Twitter to condemn the tweet as anti-Muslim. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said in a statement that the tweet was "childish, undignified and offensive."



Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/478017-trump-criticized-for-retweeting-image-of-pelosi-schumer-in-muslim




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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Jan 13, 2020, 11:53 PM

1. One does not need Iranian talking points to know that

killing Soleimani was a massively destabilizing move that could potentially plunge us into war. Stephanie and Gump know where they can go with their stupid strawman argument.

If anyone thinks we've heard the last from Iran on this issue, they're dreaming.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

2. sophomoric fuckstick....

jesus I can't wait until he's gone...

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 01:18 AM

3. "The White House on Monday defended President Trump retweeting an image..."

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 01:54 AM

4. He's all about his base


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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 03:25 AM

5. This is the channel that the White House said was for official notifications of acts of war

just a few days ago.




So they are saying the whole world must assiduously read the far-right garbage that Trump, Miller and whoever else gets their hands on his Twitter account feel like retweeting (or originating), because it is the United States' primary way of communicating its most grave and important messages. And we have to take them all with equal seriousness.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 03:48 AM

6. Lindsey Graham never misses an opportunity

to kiss Trump’s ass and say stuff that once again makes people think he’s being blackmailed.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 04:09 AM

7. He has the mentality of a an 11 year old. That being said, so does his base.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 04:23 AM

8. You would think this would finally cross Twitters line and end up banning him but clearly

the owners of Twitter fully endorse Trump thus it might be time to boycott any advertisers that use Twitter.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 05:16 AM

9. He uses these personal attacks to keep from his discussing policies exposing his lies

And is so weak understanding real policy , he uses this to not have to debate openly , and show how little he understands things. He also projects everything he is doing , or has done onto others, and he promotes putins propaganda , and has now republicans promoting propaganda from a terrorist murdering corrupt dictator, and not the first one to do this. trump also has protected the terrorist the prince and kim and erdogan claiming they're his good friends, and why? I think he's selling them policies and intel, and now our military ,or selling out this country for his own gains politically . Is he getting kickbacks , I think its exactly what he;s doing in one way or another from these corrupt people, and help getting re-elected.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 06:06 AM

10. Was Grisham perched on

her barstool at the tRump Hotel when she said this? She does not seem to spend much time at work, does she? Remind me again, WHY does she receive a taxpayer funded check?

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 08:36 AM

11. That could be the motto of the entire Trump presidency

"Childish, undignified and offensive." Three words that describe Trump to a T.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 02:03 PM

12. I'm just so tired of this

I'm tired of him, I'm tired of the hatred that he embodies, what he has done to this country in so short a time - and the fact that he COULD do this to our country so quickly.

How do we repair the damage? It will take at least an entire DEMOCRATIC presidential term to undo the major damage he has put in place; longer to turn around the long term damage that he has planted like seeds in some evil garden and fed with republican fertilizer. And don't you know that once we start the repairs, the GOP will wail and blame us for not getting it done fast enough.

What has happened to my beloved country? It is beyond depressing.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Tue Jan 14, 2020, 03:58 PM

13. someone with the expertise should

use the video of the turd entering the game (football?), with the man in black giving him the nazi salute.

IT WOULD BE A TRUE PHOTO, NOT A PHOTOSHOP!

Then tweet the hell out of it.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Jan 15, 2020, 11:10 AM

14. Trump is a shameless nasty, petty little creature of the Trumpswamp

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Wed Jan 15, 2020, 01:45 PM

15. Sadly, we have a president ...

Sadly, we have a president with the mentality of a poorly behaved child.

The whole world is watching and thinking WTF !?

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