Trump inexplicably considered it “law and order” because of the crowd election campaign Minnesota cheered him on Friday. Velshi did not break the law, nor did the protesters when he was wounded by police.
In his tale, Trump mistakenly said that a tear gas can struck Velshi, and then complained. “Oh my way, and my way,” the president mocked.
Velshi was surprised that Trump considered his injury “law and order.” He asked, “What law did I break by carrying out a perfectly peaceful (yes, a completely peaceful) march?”
After D. Trump’s comment, MSNBC was also confused. “Freedom of the press is a pillar of our democracy,” the network said in a statement. “When a president makes fun of a journalist for an injury, while undermining public awareness, he endangers thousands of other journalists and undermines our freedoms.”
The Velshi slam was not Trump’s only jaw-dropping comment at the rally.
He also boasted that his extraordinarily white supporters at a rally in Bemidji (Minnesota is 84% white) hasgood genes, “Raising the menacing ghost of the Aryans since “You have good genes, you know that, right? Isn’t that much about genes? Racing horse theory, “said D. Trump.
He also sarcastically asked if Bemidji had “had a good time with your refugees” – then he was referred to the Democratic Mission of Minnesota. Ilhan Omar, who is a muslim american. – How the hell did she win? he asked.
He proposed Omar and another female lawmaker, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Prosecuted for “buying dresses” but did not provide any details. “We’re going to chase them, so why not?” he thought.
Trump also said Minneapolis would be completely destroyed if he had not summoned the National Guard during the protests. “You shouldn’t have Minneapolis,” Trump said. He did not call the National Guard.
He also praised the “excellent” Confederate Gen. Robert E. Leewho overthrew the U.S. government in a fight to maintain slavery.
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