Trump’s Vision of the #Américas

41.media.tumblr.com_2015-12-28_19-34-01KKK David Duke: If Trump Loses, Blacks Will “Kidnap White Women from Walmart & Rape Them” – “When a person goes to the store, they go to the mall, or they drive somewhere in their car and they break down, or they stop at a traffic light and they might get hijacked, nine times out of ten it’s not gonna be some white guy hijacking their car.

It’s not gonna be a white guy kidnapping them at the Walmart, right? And, you know, taking their family and slaughtering them, or robbing them or raping the women. That’s just the reality of life in this country.”

Such fearmongering rhetoric is common among white supremacists but obviously has no relation to reality. First of all, race is a social construct and ethnic groups do not act in a singular fashion like some kind of hive-mind creature. Secondly, whites, being the majority ethnic group in the United States, commit the majority of its crimes. A family is most likely to be “slaughtered” by one of its own family members with one of the guns that Duke loves so much.

While Trump loudly complains about Hillary Clinton’s accurate description of his followers, his own vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence refused to call David Duke – a former leader of a genocidal terrorist group – deplorable. Incidentally, David Duke got mad at CNN’s Wolf Blitzer not for making a cursory effort at journalism but for a…very different reason:

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