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“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said, after being presented with a proposal to restore protections for immigrants from those countries as part of a bipartisan immigration deal, according to the Washington Post, citing aides briefed on the meeting. The Guardian


Look, we knew Donald Trump was not a bright man when he was elected. We knew he bragged of assaulting women and ogling naked teenagers to Billy Bush and Howard Stern.

We knew he had a short attention span, didn’t read, spouted nonsense and had a temper. We also knew that people who worked at the Trump organization thought he was insane.

Today he confirmed to his base, who defend his racism, that he is a full blown, hood-wearing racist. His comments in front of lawmakers in a closed meeting was confirmed by sources and certified by several newspapers, first released by the Washington Post.

“People from shithole countries.” THAT’S WHAT HE SAID. Let that sink in. He went on to mention his preferred country: Norway. I’m not going to insult you by drawing the lines. Wait. Let’s do it. Shithole countries are brown and black. People in Norway go to work on skis. They have blonde hair and blue eyes. There are very few Norwegians named Miguel Jose Don Juan Sigfusson.

There is no way to interpret these remarks kindly. Donald Trump, in uttering such specious and scurrilous comments, is a hidebound racist.

We don’t have to parse the words. We don’t have to have a moot court on the statements.

Donald Trump is the top dawg in a country that asks countries to “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” This quote comes from Emma Lazarus’ sonnet, New Colossus. It’s about tolerance and love.

The president of the USA, just shit the bed on the USA, a land long renown for tolerance of its melting pot; a land made up of immigrants from all corners of the world; a land that not so long ago begged for immigrants to fill its expansive borders. Immigrants built North America.

America is ruled by an executive branch that is led by a leader that said they do not want people from “shithole countries.”

Not only that. You, America, have elected a man that brags about his IQ, while uttering one of the most contemptible statements ever to slip the lips of a White House resident.

There is one conclusion here.

The president is ill. He’s sick. He is deranged. And an intolerant bastard. He is a cheat, a liar, a sex offender, a moron and a racist.

My name is Terrance Gavan. My ancestors arrived here in Ottawa from Ireland. They were greeted with signs “No Irish need apply!”

Lord Mountbatten used to revel in cartoons depicting Irish Catholics as baboons and apes.

North America is built on immigration and immigration policies.

Donald Trump is a bully and a racist.

I’m challenging him to a fight.

Bare Knuckles on the White House lawn.

I’ll lay him out in two punches.

That’s the way my ancestors settled things.

Priests and cops and firemen and poets.

And pugilists.

Hey Donald ya’ mealy mouthed wee feckin’ racist.

Two punches Donald!

I’ll give you the first one!

No, go feck yourself you scrofulous piece of pond scum!

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