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Trump ‘shithole’ throwdown second day….’Me?…I didn’t say THAT’

Folks?

The typical Donald Trump response is out 24 hours after he said something he belivces (and isn’t a surprise) in but doesn’t want to be held account able for…

Oh, and he tried, as usual, to throw things in a different direction…

Durbin and Trump

President Donald Trump on Friday denied using the term “shithole countries” to describe Haiti and African nations during a Thursday Oval Office meeting on immigration.

And, in classic Trumpian form, he attempted to alter the day’s new coverage to focus on a bipartisan immigration overhaul proposal offered by Sens. Richard J. Durbinand Lindsey Graham — a plan he rejected during an Oval Office meeting that also featured immigration hawks from his White House and Congress.

“The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used. What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made – a big setback for DACA!”….

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Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) fired back at President Trump for denying that he called Haiti and African countries “shithole countries,” saying Trump’s denials are “not true.”

“In the course of his comments, [Trump] said things that were hate-filled, vile and racist,” Durbin told reporters on Friday. “I cannot believe in this history of the White House, in that Oval Office, any president has ever spoken the words that I personally heard our president speak yesterday.”…

[Sen.] Durbin told reporters that Trump’s comments as reported by the Post were accurate.

“You’ve seen the comments in the press,” Durbin said. “I’ve not seen one of them that’s inaccurate. To no surprise, the president started tweeting this morning, denying that he used those words. It is not true. He said these hate-filled things, and he said them repeatedly.”

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) were also present in the meeting and were surprised by Trump’s remarks, The Post reported.

In a statement Thursday, the White House did not deny Trump’s “shithole” comments.

But Friday morning, Trump denied saying “anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country” and said that while he used “tough” language in the meeting with lawmakers, “this was not the language used.”…

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As you can see in the(Chip Somodevilla / Getty ) image above….Sen Durbin was sitting right NEXT to Trump…

Ron Paul Not A Bigot, Just A Chronically Uncool Dude Who Hates Spanish Speakers….

After ALL the shit that’s come out in the last 48 hours I don’t know if I can believe this Jezebel piece….

But here it is anyways….Ron Paul Not A Bigot, Just A Chronically Uncool Dude Who Hates Spanish Speakers

Now that everyone’s talking about those racist newsletters Ron Paul sent around in the 1990’s, people are starting to wonder if perhaps the guy who sounds like he has a lot of negative thoughts about black people might be a little bit racist. Not true, says a former longtime staffer of the Presidential candidate; Ron Paul isn’t racist, but he does want Israel to stop existing and can’t stand it when people speak Spanish. Also there’s the one time he wouldn’t shake a gay guy’s hand, because of the gay germs. See? Not a racist at all.

The moderately disgruntled former staffer, Eric Dondero, wrote to set the record straight about his former employer’s growing reputation as a kooky cranky paranoid racist. He’s hired black people to work on the campaign! He’s got tons of Mexican friends! He even befriended some Jews and gays in his quest to get elected to public office. A regular Nelson Mandela, this one!

But, wait! A caveat, says Dondero. While Paul isn’t racist, he is pretty uncool. He doesn’t know much about black people things like rap music and basketball, and he certainly doesn’t know much about Mexican things like Spanish. Actually, when people speak Spanish around him, it’s sort of one of his pet peeves. This is America, and in America we talk American, not Mexican. But seriously, he’s not racist.

He’s not anti-Jewish, either. Dondero swears he never heard anything anti-Semitic come out of his ex-boss’s mouth, not once. I mean, he does believe that the country of Israel shouldn’t exist, which isn’t necessarily anti-Semitic per se, but might raise some eyebrows. He, uh, also sort of kind of thinks that America shouldn’t have intervened in World War II,

For example, he strenuously does not believe the United States had any business getting involved in fighting Hitler in WWII. He expressed to me countless times, that “saving the Jews,” was absolutely none of our business. When pressed, he often times brings up conspiracy theories like FDR knew about the attacks of Pearl Harbor weeks before hand, or that WWII was just “blowback,” for Woodrow Wilson’s foreign policy errors, and such……

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A Short History Of Sharron Angle’s Bigotry….

I still don’t really understand why Harry Reid isn’t running all over this race….

What is with the people in Nevada?

Is Reid that bad of a guy there?

Or is this woman just an out and fear mongering racist?

That has used fear to drive whites to the polls..

In the United States of American in 2010….No less…

It’s challenging to stand out as a bigoted crackpot this campaign season, but Sharron Angle deserves a gold star, says Rachel Maddow, for having the most “overtly racist” ad this year. Is she also the most bigoted major-party nominee?

The evidence is growing. Here is Angle’s spokeswoman’s defense against these charges, given to The Daily Caller:

“Sharron is a proud grandmother of beautiful Hispanic children –- she loves them dearly and wants only the best for them, and these are some of the motives that inspire her to run for office. Sadly, It’s Harry Reidwho divides; whether it concerns skin color or dialects of somebody running for political office, or questioning the political affiliation of patriotic Hispanics, it’s Harry Reid’s very own comments which prove that it is Harry Reid himself who is out of touch with our community,” Stacy concluded.

She lost us when she started talking about “dialects.” (Well, she’s lost us a few times.) But it’s all of a piece with Angle’s M.O. on ethnicity and immigration: take a hardline stance, play on fears, and then when questioned ramble about how ethnicity and race don’t exist the way these paranoid liberals think they do. To wit:

1) If you re-elect Harry Reid, he will let scary brown men take over colleges using government money. Maddow was talking about an ad called “Thanks, Pal.” It was pulled off YouTube — but only because of a copyright claim from a photographer who was pissed that his image of farmers in southern Mexico was being taken out of context. (It was being contrasted with white college graduates in robes.)

That photo might have popped up when both Angle and Louisiana Senator David Vitter’s aides Googled “scary brown men,” since both politicians used it in their ads. At the time, Think Progress noted the contrast between the images Angle used and the actual ones of students advocating for the DREAM Act, to whom she was apparently referring.

A Short History Of Sharron Angle's Bigotry

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