In a stunning moment of clarity on CNN, the Cable News Network tried and failed Tuesday to convince eight Republican women that President Trump is racist, based on his recent tweets against four minority Democratic women in Congress.
All of the women in the focus group in Dallas, Texas, previously voted for Trump, and ferociously rejected the network’s premise that the president is racist, proffered by CNN’s Randi Kaye on “Anderson Cooper 360°.”
“I’m a brown-skinned woman. I am a legal immigrant. I agree with him,” said Trump supporter Sharon Bolan.
Gina O’Briant said, “I’m glad that the president said what he said because all they are doing is inciting hatred and division. He didn’t say anything about color.”
“I don’t think it matters. It’s idiotic, what they’re saying, so it doesn’t matter if they’re black or white.”
Female Trump voters in Dallas, TX, deny any element of racism in the President’s comments aimed at four Democratic lawmakers, all of whom are women of color. pic.twitter.com/wX3fouhHNy
— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) July 17, 2019
As WND reported Sunday, President Trump unleashed a scathing attack over the weekend on what he calls “‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen,” telling them to “go back” to their “totally broken and crime infested places,” prompting a fierce response from U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said Trump’s slogan of “‘Make America Great Again’ has always been about making America white again.”
Trump tweeted: “So interesting to see ‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run.
“Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough.”
CNN’s Kaye, apparently not satisfied with the responses from the women on the panel, said: “Let me just share with you the definition of ‘racism’ from Merriam-Webster dictionary: ‘a belief that race is the primary determinate of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.’”
“Based on that definition, do you not think that what the president has been saying … Do you think it’s just a coincidence that these four congresswomen that the president is going after none of them are white?”
“I don’t think it matters,” answered Peaches McGuire Coates responded. “It’s idiotic, what they’re saying, so it doesn’t matter if they’re black or white.”
“Why haven’t they befriended one of their white female congresswoman colleagues and let her join the group?” Dena Miller asked. “They don’t like white people. C’mon, they’re racist.”
On Wednesday, radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh agreed with Miller’s assessment.
“They’re the ones that don’t like white people,” Limbaugh said, referring to the four Democratic congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Ayanna Presley of Massachusetts. “They’re the ones running around ripping white people. They’re the ones saying white people are the reason the country’s in bad shape. Why can they get away with that? Why is that not racism?”
Limbaugh blamed what he calls “the Drive-by Media” for creating the notion “minorities cannot be racist.”
“Black people can’t be racist because they don’t have the power to do anything with it. Women can’t be sexist because they don’t have the power to do anything with it. Only white men can be racists, misogynists, and sexists. Only white men in America are the devil. Nobody else can be, because everybody else is a minority,” Limbaugh explained of the leftist thinking.
“So these four can run around — these ‘women of color,’ as they describe themselves, can run around — and lie and distort and call anybody racist they want, any name they want, and nothing attaches to them. They’re perfectly entitled because they are minorities, and they don’t have the power to act on their racism.”
Carl Durrek of NOQ Report noted: “CNN went barking up the wrong tree by trying to convince America-loving women the president is racist. They see the results of low unemployment, increased prosperity, and equal rights for all. All CNN sees is ‘orange man bad.'”
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