Trump is accelerating his use of fascist language at his rallies, and it is time for the media to wake up and call it what it really is.
Trump said at his most recent campaign event, “We got a lot of work to do. They’re poisoning the blood of our country. That’s what they’ve done. They poison mental institutions and prisons all over the world. Not just in South America. Not just the three or four countries that we think about. But all over the world, they’re coming into our country. From Africa, from Asia, all over the world, they’re pouring into our country, nobody’s even looking at them, they just come in, the crime is going to be tremendous, the terrorism is going to be, terrorism is going to be, and we built a tremendous piece of the wall.”
Trump: They’re poisoning the blood of country.. They poison mental institutions and prisons all over the world not just in South America… but all over the world they’re coming into our country from Africa, from Asia pic.twitter.com/fv38EABo1a
— Acyn (@Acyn) December 16, 2023
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