On Monday of this week, popular vote loser Donald Trump somehow managed to sink to some kind of new low. I know what you’re thinking – “how can he go any lower?” It’s a valid question. But I’ll let you decide:
Trump, hosting WWII Navajo Code Talkers, true American heroes, decided that it would be a good opportunity to a)insult Elizabeth Warren again by calling her “Pocahontas” and b) hold the ceremony under a portrait of President Andrew Jackson, known as “Indian killer.”
It’s not even the subtle, subversive racism we’re used to from Trump. It’s just out there in the open. And it shouldn’t come as a surprise, either. Trump has long held racist views towards Native Americans.
Case in point in the video below:
“They don’t LOOK Indian to me … Why is it that the Indians don’t pay tax, but everyone else does, I do?” Donald Trump in 1993
First of all, do you pay your taxes, Donald? We wouldn’t know if that’s true or not because you won’t release your GD taxes.
Second of all, wow. Just wow.
Trump tries to refute anything against him as “fake news”, including the notion that he is racist against people with darker shades of skin, but clearly this “Pocahontas” act from Trump is nothing new. He’s felt this way against Native Americans for decades.