Hillary Clinton apologized today for a remark she made yesterday where she said that around half of Trump’s supporters were in a “basket of deplorables” –“the racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.”
Her remark was wrong, but she shouldn’t have apologized.
It was wrong because she significantly understated the degree to which Trump’s supporters are horrific, racist pigs — and far worse.
Polling data backs this up decisively.
A full two-thirds of Trump supporters cling to the racist and xenophobic belief that Obama is a secret Muslim. Almost that many still insist that he wasn’t born in the USA — a popular Trump claim that he has never repudiated.
But those opinions are a walk in the park compared with some of the other data on Trump’s salivating minions.
A third of them think that the WWII Japanese internment camps — one of the darkest actions in USA history, were a good idea.
Almost a third would support banning LGBT people from entering this country.
A full 30% of Trump voters feel that the white race is “superior” or aren’t sure that it is.
Of course the stink from Trump supporters comes directly from the top with Trump’s own xenophobic, racist, and fascist remarks and behavior — not limited to his love fest with racist dictator Putin — and from the bottom with his overwhelming support from white supremacist monsters like David Duke and the rest of the sickening, racist, “Alt-Right” movement — some of whom now hold high positions in Trump’s own campaign organization.
And in a vivid proof of the “rotten father: rotten son” theorem, zombie son Eric Trump has continued this past week Tweeting false stories, including regarding imaginary Hillary secret earphones and — just today — a fake, doctored photo claiming to have been of a Trump rally last night (it was actually from last year). Talk about a family that’s rotten to the core.
It is undoubtedly true that not every single Trump voter is themselves a racist per se.
But there’s an old saying: “If you sleep with dogs, expect to arise with fleas.”
And by allying themselves with the racist, duplicitous creature of evil that is Donald Trump, his supporters have voluntary accepted unto themselves Trump’s filth, his disease, his hideous sensibilities that have no place outside of a nest of dung-feeding roaches — no offense meant to roaches, of course.
This is why Hillary’s estimate of the depth of Trump’s followers’ depravities was too conservative, too “politically correct” as it were.
Because Trump’s followers — by the mere fact that they’d be willing to put an ignorant, perverted sociopath like Trump in control of nuclear weapons that could destroy civilization on Earth many times over — have demonstrated that they are at the very least “deplorable” — and by most measures simply supplicants to Donald Trump’s evil itself.
I have consulted to Google, but I am not currently doing so — my opinions expressed here are mine alone.
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