Tag: Sexist

Mike Pence Declines to Call Former KKK Leader David Duke 'Deplorable'

GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence this week declined to call former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke “deplorable,” despite even his fellow Republicans urging him to do so. In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Monday, Pence slammed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for referring to Trump supporters…

More Suspicions Rise About Trump Donations to Pam Bondi

New questions have arose about Trump’s donations to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s (R) campaign around the time her office chose not to investigate fraud allegations against his failed Trump University. In addition to the $25,000 the Trump Foundation donated to a Bondi Super PAC in September 2013 just days…

Black Voters Have Plenty to Lose With Trump

By Jesse Jackson Race — always a subtext in American politics — has moved center stage in this year’s presidential campaign. Republican Donald Trump called Democrat Hillary Clinton a “bigot.” Clinton responded by using Trump’s words of racial offense against him. History suggests both parties have fallen short on racial…

Trump Staffers Blatantly Racist on Social Media

A report by The Associated Press, examining thesocial media accounts of dozens of current and former staffers employed by both the Trump and Clinton campaigns,reveals Trump’s campaign staff share offensive views publicly. “Donald Trump’s paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to…

Bilingual Invitation Sends Arizona Mayor Into an Orange Hued Fit

An Arizona mayor made headlines for his outburst over receiving a bilingual U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association meeting invitation, saying he refuses an invitation “in Spanish/Mexican.” Mayor Ken Taylor of Huachuca City, Arizona, used divisive rhetoric strikingly similar to the derogatory tone that has fueled Trump’s campaign since day one. “I…

White Supremacists See Trump as 'Real Opportunity'

While Trump has alienated entire groups of people, from Latinos to Muslims to many veterans, the Republican presidential nominee has been very successful in attracting the support of groups most candidates actually avoid. Related Story: Trump’s Record of Hate to Date Late last month, the chairman of the American Nazi…

Sexist Attack Gets GOP Leader's Twitter Account Suspended

By Chris Hoenig A former South Carolina Republican Party chairman’s Twitter account has been suspended after he launched into a sexist attack against a Texas gubernatorial candidate. Todd Kincannon used his personal account, @Todd_Kincannon, to send several vulgar messages about Wendy Davis, the candidate best known for her 11-hour filibuster…