LA Times: In a racist tweet, Trump treats the genocidal Trail of Tears as a laughing matter

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It is the American sickness, and we are badly in need of medicine. We are in danger of moral death.

“Racism, whether wielded against black, Hispanic or Native American individuals or groups is the American sickness, and to avoid calling it out is shameful.”


 

In a racist tweet, Trump treats the genocidal Trail of Tears as a laughing matter

Among President Trump’s indisputable accomplishments in his mere two years in office is that he has made overt racism acceptable once again in political discourse for Republicans and conservatives. The latest example came from Trump himself on Saturday, within hours of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s announcement of her presidential candidacy.