Democrats surely know how to use tragedy to play on the intelligence of Americans.
The mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, by a man who espoused racist and anti-immigrant views, is already being politicized by Democratic presidential candidate and El Paso native Beto O’Rourke.
The Democratic presidential candidate is repeatedly blaming President Donald Trump for the heinous crime that claimed the lives of over 20 American Citizens and injured dozens more. O’Rourke has used all his time to condemn President Trump in interviews and posts online. President Trump, haven taken enough finally gave him a response on Tuesday. The President’s response, however, did little to quell the attacks and more blame from the presidential hopeful.
O’Rourke began putting all the blames on Trump for his rhetoric on illegal immigrants barely hours after the massacre by the alleged white supremacist,. The president, O’Rourke told CNN Saturday, is trying to make Americans “afraid” of immigrants, casting Mexicans as “rapists and criminals” and “attempting to ban all Muslims from this country” — this he said in reference to Trump’s “travel ban” that placed restrictions on a handful of Muslim-majority countries that are high risks for terrorism (designated as such by the Obama administration). Most of these infested by ISIS.
“President Trump’s racism does not just offend our sensibilities; it fundamentally changes the character of this country. And it leads to violence,” O’Rourke continued with his attack on the President with his tweets on Saturday along with video of his interview with CNN.
President Trump’s racism does not just offend our sensibilities; it fundamentally changes the character of this country. And it leads to violence. pic.twitter.com/SbuxGneFnh
— Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) August 4, 2019
O’Rourke took his acts further by Sunday when he openly declared President Trump a “white nationalist” and widened the blame to include Fox News. The former representative has since suggested that everyone agrees with him that Trump is the reason for the terror attack. “We know what Trump is doing. He stokes racism. He incites violence. We shouldn’t be asking if there’s anything he can do or if he’s responsible for this when we know the answer. I stand by what I said,” he wrote on Monday.
President Trump got tired of the rants and responded directly to O’Rourke on Tuesday, suggesting that he uses his “phony” nickname “Beto” — which O’Rourke’s family gave him as a child — as a way to “indicate Hispanic heritage” and telling him to “respect the victims & law enforcement — & be quiet!”
Beto (phony name to indicate Hispanic heritage) O’Rourke, who is embarrassed by my last visit to the Great State of Texas, where I trounced him, and is now even more embarrassed by polling at 1% in the Democrat Primary, should respect the victims & law enforcement – & be quiet!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 7, 2019
O’Rourke responded by again blaming Trump for the horrific massacre and aligning his own voice with El Paso’s: “22 people in my hometown are dead after an act of terror inspired by your racism. El Paso will not be quiet and neither will I.”
22 people in my hometown are dead after an act of terror inspired by your racism. El Paso will not be quiet and neither will I. https://t.co/dakFPKj0vJ
— Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) August 7, 2019
O’Rourke took little time to acknowledge the tragic Dayton shooting, but he has not addressed the fact that reports indicate that the terrorist was a radical leftist who was a critic of Trump. His public comments have also largely ignored Trump’s statement Monday condemning white supremacy and all forms of racism.
The El paso shooting was a huge tragedy and the victims deserve better than being used by a desperate despicable politician like Beto, who is clearly trying to use the incident to push his campaigns for 2020. The mainstream media has done little to help with the situation, with CNN and MSNBC pushing further hate messages directed towards President Trump and his supporters. The divisive agenda of the democratic party going into 2020 elections is really harming the American people, and they need to stop or be stopped fast.
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