ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

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By Sunday, Aug 13 Viewpoints  4 Comments

President Trump is rarely reluctant to express his opinion, but he is often seized by caution when addressing the violence and vitriol of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and alt-right activists, some of whom are his supporters…But like several other statements Mr. Trump made on Saturday, the tweet made no mention that the violence in Charlottesville was initiated by white supremacists brandishing anti-Semitic placards, Confederate battle flags, torches and a few Trump campaign signs.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/12/us/trump-charlottesville-protest-nationalist-riot.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=b-lede-package-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0


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  1. James M. says:

    The actions by white racists in Charlottesville can be described only as acts of terrorism. That trump cannot call it out as susceptible exposes home as a craven fraud. Sad!

  2. George Grumbach says:

    It is doubly ironic that Trump’s pandering to white supremacists, including the KKK, antisemites, birthers and others of their ilk is not based on his personal principles or beliefs, but simply a temporary marriage of convenience because they have provided a base to support his insatiable demand for adulation and power. But the saddest element of the Trump tragedy is how many Americans fell for him and, even worse, how many still refuse to see him for what he is. As Pogo prophetically said decades ago, “We have met the enemy and he is us.”

    1. DB says:

      Exactly right George

  3. William Barkin says:

    Wait, what happened to Russia, Russia Russia? Now it’s Nazi, Nazi, Nazi! Sheeeeeesh….

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