Donald Trump Jr. still hasn’t learned that the best way he can help his father’s dying presidency is to keep his big mouth shut. Every time little Donnie opens it by trying to defend his father, it has backfired tremendously and only gotten his dad in more trouble. Unfortunately, stupidity runs in the family and Trump Jr. has just royally f*cked up again while talking about the white nationalist riots in Charlottesville, Virginia.
At a fundraising event for a private Christian university in Alabama, Trump Jr. gave a speech in which he actually tried to defend the POTUS’ racism and offensive reaction to the horrendous violence that broke out in Charlottesville. Defending Trump’s comments that “both sides” (white nationalists and protesters) were to blame for the violence, Trump Jr. blamed the backlash his father received on an “atmosphere of hatred.”
And that’s not all – Trump Jr. also said this hateful criticism was perpetuated by the left-wing media and liberal college campuses. Trump Jr. said:
He condemned…the white nationalists and the left-wingers. That should not have been controversial, but it was.”
Yes, Trump Jr. is actually stating that his father likening protesters to neo-Nazis should not be controversial. Trump Jr. went even further and stated that the culture at college campuses teach students to “hate their country” and “hate their religion.” And it got worse:
‘Hate speech’ is that America is a good country… that we need borders… anything that comes out of the mouth of the president… the moral teaching of the Bible.”
This speech – which Trump Jr. was paid of $50,000 to deliver, lasted 35 minutes and was pretty much a roast of “social justice warriors” and “Marxists” who apparently attack Trump. Trump Jr. said:
Everyone to the right of them is Hitler.”
The nonsense that Trump Jr. is spewing is dangerous and irresponsible when it comes to gullible conservatives, and it only makes Trump look worse to the general public. Trump’s popularity rating is already historically low, and Trump Jr. has solidified it bringing up Trump’s horrific Charlottesville response — and making it worse.
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