Remember how all this started. It started on Friday night at the University of Virginia, white men with torches marching toward a statue of Thomas Jefferson, who founded that school. This is what they chanted:
“You will not reinstate us!”
“Jews will not reinstate us!”
“Blood and soil!”
“Whose streets? Our streets!”
Now, in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, the President of the United States stands at a news discussion and says that there is censure for what happened opposite the rest of a comfortless and ashamed weekend “on both sides.” Only if he sees himself as the boss of white America.
Even Sen. Marco Rubio, never confused with a form in bravery where Donald Trump is concerned, pronounced this on Tuesday on social media after the closest a presidential press discussion has ever come to a bar fight:
“Mr. President, you can’t concede #WhiteSupremacists to share only partial of the blame.”
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But that is what Trump did. That is accurately what he did, not just in front of his country, but in front of the world, opposite which other universe leaders now feel this country’s dignified management could fit into a shot glass. After reluctantly sounding on Monday like the prosecutor of neo-Nazis and the rest of the guttersnipes who converged on Charlottesville, Va., Trump reverted back to being a invulnerability profession on Tuesday.
“Many of those people were there to criticism the holding down of the statue of Robert E. Lee,” he said. “This week, it is Robert E. Lee and this week, Stonewall Jackson. Is it George Washington next?”
This wasn’t just Trump making a weird tie between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. This was the Trump of the campaign that got him inaugurated President, the Trump who pronounced from the start that if you hit him, he would come at you 10 times harder. So he got hit over the weekend, from everywhere, for observant that there was censure on “many sides” for the weekend in which a white supremacist, a partial of neo-Nazi demonstrations in 2017 that reminded you of American Nazi rallies in New York in the late 1930s, killed a immature lady named Heather Heyer with his car.
This was a New York City homecoming for Trump 7 months into his presidency. This is his thought of making America good again, 4 days after this began with neo-Nazis and bigots with torches in their hands, not feeling as if they indispensable white robes since they were clearly gallant to show their faces, chanting about Jews and how whites will not be transposed in their sick and bastardized perspective of America.
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“Not all of those people were neo-Nazis, trust me,” Donald Trump pronounced in the center of the many different city in the world, a relic to diversity. “Not all of those people were white supremacists by any stretch.”
But what else were they if they marched with white supremacists and chanted with them and had their faces illuminated by these torches?
So what started in Charlottesville finished on Fifth Ave. The President pronounced that he didn’t contend some-more on Saturday, in his initial matter about what happened in Charlottesville, since he didn’t have all the facts. As if that has ever stopped him, either he was articulate about terrorism in London or job an arson attack in the Philippines an act of terror.
And when he finally did strech a finish about Charlottesville, and the events that eventually led to the death of a immature lady who died for doing the right thing in the face of alt-right terrorism, it was this conclusion:
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“You had a organisation on one side that was bad. You had a organisation on the other side that was also very violent. Nobody wants to contend that. I’ll contend it right now.”
Before long, of course, he was praised by David Duke, the grand sorceress of hatred and prejudice and white leverage in this country.
“Thank you President Trump for your probity bravery to tell the law about #Charlottesville,” Duke wrote on Twitter.
Trump was praised by Duke, and by the misfortune precincts of America, and the fanboys of the bullhorn media, partial of a pep convene immediately orderly since Trump came out overhanging this way, personification to his bottom to the end, at Trump Tower, a place that can only be called Charlottesville North.
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“They had a permit,” the President said, as if that somehow fit this impetus out of the past and into the assault and chaos of Saturday afternoon.
There aren’t two sides to the story in Charlottesville, the way there aren’t two sides to what we witnessed from President Donald Trump in the building that is a relic to himself, in a moment that already feels like a relic to a appearing polite war, in the supervision and in the country.
Trump came out overhanging on this day, he certain did, at his critics and the media, and as he did, he gave you the thought that he was the one pushing an out-of-control car, by the run of Trump Tower. Or a bus.
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