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The President vs. NYC: On Trump's 's--thole' smear

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Donald Trump using a four-letter word is not the problem. His “shithole” outburst was disgusting for what it revealed about how profoundly he misunderstands the American character.

In rejecting a Senate deal to legalize Dreamers because he deemed it too kind to the people of Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, he smeared residents of developing nations as just not the types of folks who make good Americans.

And revealingly asked this follow up question: Why can’t we let in more people from Norway and places like that? Which is to say, rich whites.

The answer is because that’s not the way immigration works.........

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