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Why Trump Spent His Summer Vacation Sending Racist Tweets

His entire adult life is devoted to associating nonwhites with crime, filth, and disorder. For the second July weekend, President Trump has tweeted offensive slanders about nonwhite Democratic House members who anger him. The latest installment involves claims that Representative Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, comes from …

There Is Nothing Strategic About Trump’s Racism | The New Yorker

White House reporters have been looking into the circumstances surrounding Donald Trump’s hateful tweetstorm from last weekend, which targeted four Democratic congresswomen, and their findings are clear: “This wasn’t a planned strike, according to one person familiar with the matter,” the Wall Street Journal’s Michael C. Bender reported. “The President posted his message a few …

Tucker Carlson’s Misogyny Followed Up by Racist Tapes

The day after a watchdog group published misogynistic comments from Carlson, tapes emerged of him calling Iraqis “semi-literate primitive monkeys.” On Sunday evening, the watchdog group Media Matters for America released a montage of Fox News host Tucker Carlson calling into a shock jock radio show with misogynistic comments, including the claim …